Framework for Aboriginal Languages and Torres Strait Islander Languages / Foundation to Year 2 / Understanding / Language variation and change

View on Australian Curriculum website Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority
Curriculum content descriptions

Recognise that languages borrow words from each other

[Key concepts: relatedness, word-borrowing; Key processes: identifying, recognising, comparing]

 (ACLFWU018)

Elaborations
  • recognising words in the language that are borrowed from English
  • recognising that some words in the language have come from other Indigenous languages
  • noticing that some words used in Australian English have come from Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander languages, for example, ‘billabong’, ‘dingo’, ‘kangaroo’
General capabilities
  • Intercultural understanding Intercultural understanding
Cross-curriculum priorities
ScOT terms

Australian languages

Search results

Refine by topic

Related topic
Unfortunately there are no resources matching your search criteria. Try broadening your search criteria or enter a different word or phrase.