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Content description VCELA483

English / Level 10 / Language / Language for interaction
Content description
Understand how language use can have inclusive and exclusive social effects, and can empower or disempower people
  1. identifying language that seeks to align the listener or reader (for example 'of course', 'obviously', 'as you can imagine')
  2. identifying the use of first person (I, we) and second person pronouns (you) to distance or involve the audience, for example in a speech made to a local cultural community
  3. identifying references to shared assumptions
  4. identifying appeals to shared cultural knowledge, values and beliefs
  5. reflecting on experiences of when language includes, distances or marginalises others
  6. creating texts that represent personal belief systems (such as credos, statements of ethical judgements, guidelines, letters to the editor and blog entries)
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