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Content description VCESU162

Spanish: F–10 Sequence / Levels 5 and 6 / Understanding / Role of language and culture
Content description
Reflect on own language use at home, at school and in the community, considering how this may be interpreted by young Spanish speakers
  1. describing own/one another’s ways of communicating, identifying aspects that may reflect Australian traditions, values and practices
  2. choosing words or expressions commonly used in informal Australian interactions, and deciding how to interpret or explain them to young Spanish speakers, for example, ‘mate’, ‘fair dinkum’
  3. noticing similarities and differences between own ways of communicating and aspects observed in interactions between young Spanish speakers in different contexts and situations, for example, the expression of politeness or turn-taking in conversations
  4. identifying things they take for granted about communication in familiar cultural contexts, for example, shared understanding of gestures and tones of voice
  5. noticing culturally appropriate ways of offering praise, recognition, gratitude or encouragement
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