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Framework for Aboriginal Languages and Torres Strait Islander Languages / Year 3 to 6 / Communicating / Socialising

Curriculum content descriptions

Participate in everyday classroom activities and routines, such as responding to questions and requests, asking permission, requesting help

[Key concepts: routine, interaction; Key processes: responding, contributing, enquiring]


  • using rehearsed phrases and sentences to initiate and respond to language used in familiar classroom routines and exchanges, such as requesting a drink, asking permission to leave the classroom, borrowing equipment using rehearsed phrases and sentences
  • recognising and rehearsing interjections or fillers used in everyday conversations
  • asking simple questions and responding with simple statements, for example, asking for help, providing repetition or clarification
  • enquiring about and describing the location of classroom items and materials
  • preparing and displaying a set of agreed classroom procedures
  • participating in class activities that involve vocabulary, actions, signed expression or board/digital games
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • Intercultural understanding Intercultural understanding
  • Personal and social capability Personal and social capability
ScOT terms

Australian languages

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