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Content description VCJAU192

Japanese: F–10 Sequence / Levels 9 and 10 / Understanding / Systems of language
Content description
Understand intonation and phrasing patterns in both informal and formal speech, and recognise multiple readings of familiar kanji in different compounds
  1. recognising the basic pattern of intonation in Japanese, taking the form of a downturning curve, and applying it when speaking
  2. identifying the use of rising intonation when asking questions in casual speech or ましょう form, for example, 食べない? 食べましょうか?
  3. understanding how to make appropriate pauses in a sentence, that is, dividing up a sentence into cohesive chunks to allow for the use of あいづち
  4. understanding that changes occur in kanji readings, for example, (あたら)しい、新聞(しんぶん)()きます、オーストラリア(じん)(ひと)
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