The content of the Australian Curriculum: Languages is organised through two interrelated strands. These are:
The strands reflect three important aspects of language learning: communication analysis of aspects of language and culture reflection that involves:
reflection on the experience of communicating reflection on comparative dimensions of the languages available in students’ repertoires (for example, the first language in relation to second language and self in relation to others).
A set of sub-strands has been identified within each strand, which reflects dimensions of language use and the related content to be taught and learned. The strands and sub-strands do not operate in isolation but are integrated in relation to language use for different purposes in different contexts.
The strands reflect three important aspects of language learning:
From The Australian Curriculum: Languages – Content structure
Video of BRIDGE school partnerships supporting primary school language learning.
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