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Content description VCESU159

Spanish: F–10 Sequence / Levels 5 and 6 / Understanding / Language variation and change
Content description
Recognise that language use varies according to the contexts of situation and culture
Elaborations
  1. finding examples of informal language used by young people in Spanish, such as shortened noun forms (la profe, la bici, la compu) or the use of emoticons, comparing with the use of similar abbreviations by young Australians (‘vegie’, ‘ta’, ‘telly’), and considering why these forms of language are used
  2. understanding the importance of using appropriate forms of address when interacting with different people, for example, using when speaking with close friends, family members or other young people, and using usted for other less familiar adults
  3. noticing that language use often reflects the mood, feelings or relationships of the people involved, such as the use of emotive or affectionate language between close friends and family members, or persuasive language used in advertisements
Code
VCESU159
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