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Content description VCLVU189

Victorian Aboriginal Languages / Levels 7 to 10 / Understanding / Language variation and change
Content description
Discuss variations in language use that reflect different social and cultural contexts, purposes and relationships
  1. understanding how elements of communication in Aboriginal languages languages, such as gestures, facial expressions, choice of language and use of silence, vary according to context, situation and kin relationships, for example, eye contact, pointing with lips
  2. analysing and discussing intergenerational differences in language use, for example, young people’s language compared to the language of older generations
  3. explaining variations in language use that reflect different levels of formality, authority and status, for example, expressions used with respected kin, ways of asking questions of different people
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