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Hindi / Year 7 and 8 / Understanding / Language variation and change

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Explore how language use varies according to context, purpose, audience and mode of delivery

[Key concepts: register, mode, audience; Key processes: comparing, explaining]


  • comparing and explaining the use of different styles of communication in different contexts, such as respectful, devotional or colloquial forms of expression आपकी यात्रा मंगलमय हो,सब ठीक-ठाक है?
  • identifying differences in features and register between spoken and written language, for example, in apologies, invitations or narratives कल मेरे घर आना, कल हमारे घर पधारिए/दर्शन दीजिए
  • comparing language and textual features used when communicating with different age groups, for example, amusing rhymes and terms of affection for small children, devotional texts for religious expression
  • identifying variations in language use between people of different ages, gender or status, for example, ways of showing authority or expressing humility
  • understanding that facial expressions, gestures and body language are key elements of communication and that they can be interpreted differently by different people
  • explaining variations in style, content and register of different expressions of wishes for a particular event or occasion such as Diwali, for example, हर घर में हो उजाला, आए न कभी रात काली हर घर मनाए ख़ुशियाँ, हर घर में हो दिवाली compared to an sms message such as शुभ दिवाली
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Intercultural understanding Intercultural understanding
  • Personal and social capability Personal and social capability
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Hindi language

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