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Hindi / Year 7 and 8 / Understanding / Systems of language

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Curriculum content descriptions

Apply grammatical and lexical knowledge to work out the meaning of unfamiliar words, to form and spell new ones, to create compound sentences, to recognise and use prefixes and suffixes and to develop metalanguage

[Key concepts: phonics, word building, idiom; Key processes: understanding, applying rules, using metalanguage]


  • strengthening vocabulary resources related to personal, social and educational worlds
  • applying phonic and grammatical knowledge to the spelling and writing of unfamiliar words such as वाक्यविन्यास
  • creating compound and complex sentences by using conjunctions such as मैं अभी लिखूँगा ताकि समय पूरा होने से पहले लेख खत्म कर लूँ।
  • recognising the function and form of commonly used suffixes and prefixes, for example, by collecting groups of words that share a base word, such as बुद्धि, सुबुद्धि, बुद्धिमान, बुद्धिमती
  • recognising and using idiomatic expressions such as आँख का तारा
  • using numbers in fraction, multiple and collective forms, such as आधा, चौथाई, एक तिहाई, सैंकड़ों, हज़ारों, तीन गुणा
  • continuing to build metalanguage to describe grammatical concepts and to organise learning resources such as verb charts, vocabulary lists, groups of pronouns, adverbs and adjectives
  • understanding and using basic joining (सन्धि) rules such as इ+आ = ए to achieve text cohesion
  • understanding the use of the active and passive voice according to context, for example, मैंने आपको बुलाया है। आपको बुलाया गया है।
  • using a range of tenses to describe routines and actions, for example, मैं दिल्ली जा रहा हूँ। मैं दिल्ली गया था। मैं दिल्ली जाऊँगा।
  • using adjectives in comparative structures such as राम थोड़ा लम्बा है। राधा हेमा से अधिक चतुर है।
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
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