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Content description VCFRU124

French: 7–10 Sequence / Levels 9 and 10 / Understanding / Language variation and change
Content description
Examine the nature of language change in response to changing cultural conditions
  1. identifying factors involved in language change and adaptation, for example by creating flowcharts or diagrams using captions such as la mondialisation, l’immigration, le multiculturalisme, les médias, les informations
  2. finding examples of cross-cultural influences between French, English and Australian-English cultural expressions, art forms and vocabulary, for example, young musicians in France studying le didgeridoo
  3. considering the concept of ‘ecology’ in relation to French and other languages; that is, the interaction of the language with constantly changing environments due to globalisation, technology, language shifts and exchange
  4. understanding that languages increasingly blend to create new forms and functions, for example by comparing traditional creole languages in English-speaking and francophone communities
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