Framework for Aboriginal Languages and Torres Strait Islander Languages / Foundation to Year 2 / Understanding / Role of language building

Curriculum content descriptions

Build the resources of the language by creating, performing and recording new texts, and by creating new contexts for its use

[Key concepts: language ownership, language revival; Key processes: noticing, building resources]


  • using the language in performances at school and wider public community events
  • building language resources, for example, by creating posters and/or language/cultural displays, and by working with the community language team to create new games and songs in the language
  • noticing that new words can be formed from within the language itself, rather than through borrowing words from other languages
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • Intercultural understanding Intercultural understanding
  • Personal and social capability Personal and social capability
Cross-curriculum priorities
ScOT terms

Australian languages

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