Vietnamese / Year 7 and 8 / Understanding / Systems of language

Curriculum content descriptions

Expand understanding of how different types of texts are structured and employ particular language features to suit different audiences, contexts and purposes

[Key concepts: text structure, language features; Key process: applying]


  • analysing different types of texts, such as recipes, profiles, songs, poems, stories, recounts, reports, advertisements or conversations, to identify audience, purpose, structure and language techniques
  • examining structural features of informal text types, for example, dates on letters, postcards and diary entries
  • exploring the way content is developed in different types of texts, and how ideas and information are structured, for example, headings, paragraphs, topic sentences, elaborations, topic/idea shifts
  • identifying and comparing language features of different types of texts, for example, use of first person point of view and descriptive and emotive language in personal recounts and diary entries
  • recognising linguistic choices made to vary texts according to their intended audience and degree of formality, for example, changing personal pronouns or tone to indicate changes in relationship between participants or degree of (in)formality
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • ICT capability Information and Communication Technology (ICT) capability
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