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ACELA1528

Understand the way language evolves to reflect a changing world, particularly in response to the use of new technology for presenting texts and communicating

Elaborations

  • exploring languages and dialects through building webcam relationships with schools across Australia and Asia (Skills: Literacy, Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Capability, Critical and Creative Thinking, Intercultural Understanding)
  • investigating changes in word use and meaning over time and some of the reasons for these changes, for example the influence on spelling and vocabulary of new forms of communication like texting, emoticons and email (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking)

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