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Content description VCJAC152

Japanese: F–10 Sequence / Levels 5 and 6 / Communicating / Translating
Content description
Explain aspects of spoken, written and non-verbal communication in Japanese interactions that require interpretation and carry cultural meaning
  1. providing explanations or interpretations of formulaic expressions such as おめでとう used in a range of situations and celebrations, for example, congratulations おめでとう ございます and birthday wishes おたんじょうび  おめでとう
  2. collecting, using and explaining Japanese words and expressions that do not translate easily into English, such as おかえり、いらっしゃいませ、ごちそうさま
  3. demonstrating and explaining elements of non-verbal Japanese communication that require interpretation for non-Japanese speakers, such as hand gestures, eye contact and counting systems
  4. experimenting with bilingual dictionaries and/or online translators, considering relative advantages or limitations of each resource
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