Framework for Aboriginal Languages and Torres Strait Islander Languages / Year 3 to 6 / Understanding / Role of language building

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

Understand ways the target language and culture can be maintained and strengthened in changing contexts

[Key concepts: language maintenance, and development ; Key processes: discussing, exploring, considering, investigating, language building]


  • exploring ways that language and culture have been maintained and strengthened in the target language communities, for example, using the language in families and school language programs, story-telling, writing, recording, archiving material, media services, songs and music, visual design
  • recognising that there are target language materials, such as audiotapes, visual and historical documents, available through community organisations and in local, state and national archives and libraries
  • exploring some of the complexities and challenges involved in keeping oral traditions strong
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.