Languages: Modern Greek
Years 5 and 6
Languages: Modern Greek - Satisfactory - Years 5 and 6
This portfolio of student work shows that the student uses spoken and written Greek to exchange personal information (WS1, WS2, WS3), describe feelings and express preferences (WS1, WS2). When participating in collaborative activities, transactions and classroom routines, the student asks and responds to questions, plans collaboratively, and makes suggestions and statements (WS2). When interacting, the student uses key features of pronunciation and intonation, including accents (WS1, WS2). The student obtains and compares information from a variety of texts related to aspects of daily life and events. The student presents information about their personal world in different formats (WS1, WS2, WS3). The student responds to the storyline and characters encountered in texts and creates and performs simple imaginative texts using familiar language (WS1). The student uses verbs, nouns, adjectives, and conjunctions to construct and expand sentences and apply basic rules of spelling and punctuation, such as question marks, capital letters, commas, exclamation marks and speech marks (WS1, WS2, WS3). The student translates and interprets simple texts (WS2), identifying words that are not easily translated and creates bilingual texts for the classroom and school community (WS1, WS3). The student compares ways of communicating in Greek and English (WS2) to identify similarities and differences (WS3) and suggests how culture influences language use.
The student identifies and reproduces orally and in writing letter clusters, and digraphs/diphthongs (WS1, WS2, WS3). The student identifies the relationship between language choices, and the audience and purpose of different text types (WS1, WS2). The student describes the importance of register in different contexts and situations (WS2). The student identifies the impact of Greek on other languages, especially English, and appreciates the dynamic nature of Greek, identifying changes that have occurred due to new technologies and knowledge (WS2). The student describes ways that identity and communication are directly related to language and culture, for example, greeting familiar people by kissing them on both cheeks (WS2).