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Content description VCJAU123

Japanese: F–10 Sequence / Foundation to Level 2 / Understanding / Systems of language
Content description
Understand that language is organised as ‘text’, and that different types of texts, such as storybooks, songs, chants, labels or rhymes, have different features
  1. understanding texts as different forms of communication that are spoken, written, digital or visual, and recognising that they can be very short, for example, たって, or much longer, for example, たって ください。
  2. recognising that different types of texts have different features, for example, repetition and rhythm in action songs and chants
  3. beginning to use metalanguage to talk about texts, identifying and naming familiar types of texts, such as ‘story’, ‘list’, ‘song’, ‘rhyme’ and ‘tongue twister’, and describing features, for example, stories usually have a story starter (むかしむかし), while songs usually have rhyming and the repetition of words
  4. noticing how texts such as storybooks are sequenced and organised, for example, by identifying the main title and the connections between pictures and text
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