Hindi / Year 9 and 10 / Communicating / Reflecting

Curriculum content descriptions

Reflect on the relationship between language, culture and identity, and how this shapes and reflects ways of communicating and thinking

[Key concepts: affiliation, identity, communication; Key processes: reflecting, evaluating, explaining]


  • identifying variations in the ways they communicate with people from different language backgrounds, for example, in relation to the use of humour, respect or communication in public or formal situations
  • reflecting on differences in communication styles between speakers of different languages that they know, such as ways of expressing identity or responding to others’ comments, including observations of each other’s ways of communicating in different contexts and languages
  • considering the relationship between styles of communication and cultural factors such as generation or social environment, for example, by talking about the kinds of questions they ask or comments they make when interacting with people of their own age compared to how they talk with older people in their families or communities
  • describing ways they adjust their interactions in different languages, situations and contexts, for example, by comparing typical exchanges with Hindi- or English-speaking friends in different situations
  • exploring how ways of thinking, communicating and behaving both influence and reflect cultural identity, for example, by identifying ways of expressing ideas that they see as being more Australian or Índian
  • reflecting on intercultural learning in school and intercultural experience in and out of school, discussing how each context presents different opportunities for developing intercultural capabilities
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Intercultural understanding Intercultural understanding
  • Personal and social capability Personal and social capability
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