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Framework for Aboriginal Languages and Torres Strait Islander Languages / Year 7 to 10 / Communicating / Socialising

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Curriculum content descriptions

Interact in class activities that involve making requests and suggestions, seeking clarification, negotiating changes and expressing opinions

[Key concepts: opinion, discussion, respect; Key processes: requesting, negotiating, expressing, comparing, deciding, explaining]


  • stating opinions, making suggestions or providing clarification
  • negotiating with class members and members of the teaching team using respectful language when agreeing or disagreeing or negotiating changes
  • asking for clarification, such as the spelling or meaning of a word
  • making requests, offering and giving help and responding to instructions
  • asking and responding to closed and open-ended questions, for example, in relation to class assignments or due dates
  • expressing their responses to the experience of learning and using the target language, for example, by detailing preferences, likes and dislikes in relation to aspects/elements of the experience
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • Intercultural understanding Intercultural understanding
  • Personal and social capability Personal and social capability
ScOT terms

Australian languages

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