Hindi / Year 5 and 6 / Communicating / Socialising

Curriculum content descriptions

Interact using descriptive and expressive language to give opinions, talk about themselves and their feelings and show interest in and respect for others

[Key concepts: communication, feelings, experiences; Key processes: interacting, responding, describing, comparing]


  • comparing personal experiences and opinions and expressing agreement or disagreement in a respectful manner, for example, रमा मुझे माफ़ करना लेकिन मुझे लगता है कि ...; सच पूछो तो मेरे विचार से; मैं इस बात से सहमत हूँ कि ...;
  • using strategies such as active listening skills, turn-taking cues or requests for more detail to show interest in each other’s opinions and to support continued interaction, for example, क्या यह सच है?; दिलचस्प है ....; मुझे बताओ; अच्छा!; आप इस विषय में क्या सोचते हैं?
  • using descriptive and expressive language, including colloquial expressions and idioms, to describe people, places or experiences and to express feelings, for example, अँगुली पर नचाना; नाक में दम करना; मेरी चाची मुझसे बहुत प्यार करती हैं; मैं उनकी आँखों का तारा हूँ; अपने घर में कुत्ता भी शेर होता है।
  • identifying and using words, phrases or interjections that are used as ‘hooks’ or fillers in conversation to show interest and maintain the flow of conversation, for example, आह: यह अच्छी बात है; तो ठीक है ...; अच्छा; ओहो!; अरे वाह!
  • engaging in conversations and discussions with guest speakers, using active listening behaviours and contributing ideas, questions and opinions
  • participating in online exchanges, such as video blogs with sister-schools in India or other Hindi- language contexts to describe and compare routines, interests and activities
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Intercultural understanding Intercultural understanding
  • Personal and social capability Personal and social capability
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