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ACARA Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority

Content description ACELA1460

English / Year 2 / Language / Language variation and change
Content description
Understand that spoken, visual and written forms of language are different modes of communication with different features and their use varies according to the audience, purpose, context and cultural background
Elaborations
  1. identifying examples and features of different kinds of spoken, non-verbal, written and visual communication from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and from several Asian cultures within Australia, and associating those features with particular communities
  2. recognising some phrases in the languages of the class and community, for example greetings and expressions of politeness
Cross-curriculum priorities
  • http://vocabulary.curriculum.edu.au/crossCurriculum/1
    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and cultures
  • http://vocabulary.curriculum.edu.au/crossCurriculum/2
    Asia and Australia´s engagement with Asia
General capabilities
  • Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking
  • Personal and social capability
  • Intercultural understanding
Modes
  • http://www.acara.edu.au/vocabulary/mode/r
    Reading
  • http://www.acara.edu.au/vocabulary/mode/s
    Speaking
  • http://www.acara.edu.au/vocabulary/mode/l
    Listening