Hindi / Foundation to Year 2 / Understanding / Systems of language

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Understand that language is organised as ‘texts’ that take different forms and use different structures to achieve their purposes

[Key concepts: text, meaning, language features; Key processes: recognising, comparing, describing]


  • understanding texts as different forms of communication that can be spoken, written, digital or visual, recognising that they can be very short, for example, रुको, or much longer, for example, तुम ज़रा ठहर जाओ।
  • recognising that different types of texts have different features, for example, repetition and rhythm in action songs and rhymes, listing of items on a shopping list
  • using metalanguage to talk about texts, for example, by naming different genres, such as lullabies, stories, rhymes, tongue twisters, and by describing typical features, for example, ‘कहानियों की शुरुआत …’, ‘गाने अक्सर …’,
  • noticing how familiar texts, such as poems or stories, are sequenced and organised, for example, by identifying titles, connections between pictures and written texts or familiar opening lines, such as एक समय की बात है...
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  • Literacy Literacy
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