Framework for Aboriginal Languages and Torres Strait Islander Languages / Foundation to Year 2 / Communicating / Socialising

Curriculum content descriptions

Interact with each other, the teaching team and visiting Elders/community members, using language and gestures to greet and talk about self and family

[Key concepts: self, family and relationships; Key processes: interacting, sharing]


  • participating in everyday exchanges, such as greeting and leave taking
  • interacting with the teaching team and visiting Elders/community speakers, using appropriate protocols such as respect terms, behaviour and forms of address
  • introducing and describing self, family, friends, favourite objects and pets, using familiar and modelled language, supported by visual props such as drawings, photos
  • listening to questions (such as what, who, where) about self, family, friends and immediate environment and responding with words and actions, including gesture
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Intercultural understanding Intercultural understanding
  • Personal and social capability Personal and social capability
Cross-curriculum priorities
ScOT terms

Australian languages

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