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

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Curriculum content descriptions

Recognise the intercultural and multilingual nature of language use in social media and popular culture, considering how this influences aspects of their lives

[Key concepts: globalisation, cultural expression, multilingualism; Key processes: researching, classifying, explaining]


  • finding examples of language/behaviours associated with Indian culture that are part of everyday life in Australia, for example, words and expressions associated with religion, yoga, dance, Bollywood, food, sport
  • explaining the influence of Indian language and culture on their ways of communicating in different situations, for example, by creating a glossary of Hindi words and expressions they use when communicating in English or when thinking about themselves and their families
  • investigating different forms and functions of multilingualism in today’s society, for example, by tracking the mixing of languages such as Hindi, Urdu, Punjabi and English in Bollywood scripts and song lyrics, or by creating their own hybrid-language advertisements, songs or raps, for example, Life style से तय होगा car का premium..
  • reflecting on other people’s reactions to their use of Hindi and/or English, considering how perceptions of people’s ways of communicating are shaped by cultural standpoints and perspectives
General capabilities
  • Intercultural understanding Intercultural understanding
  • Personal and social capability Personal and social capability
  • ICT capability Information and Communication Technology (ICT) capability
Cross-curriculum priorities
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Hindi language

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