Hindi / Year 5 and 6 / Understanding / Systems of language

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Consolidate knowledge of grammatical elements such as distinctions between active and passive voice, the form and function of tenses, markers of cohesion such as conjunctions and adverbs, verb moods and number and gender distinctions

[Key concepts: word order, mood, tense, rules; Key processes: discriminating, classifying, applying rules]


  • knowing how to place adverbs correctly in sentences, for example, धीरे-धीरे, जल्दी में, दौड़ते हुए
  • using ordinal numbers such as पहला, दूसरा
  • distinguishing between questions and requests, for example, क्या मैं पानी पीने जा सकता हूँ? कृपया मुझे पानी पीने जाने दीजिए।
  • situating actions or events through the correct use of past, present and future tenses, for example, जाता था, जाता हूँ, जाऊँगा
  • using conjunctions to connect different elements of a sentence, for example, राम ने खाना खाया और सो गया।
  • using the singular and plural forms of nouns and pronouns, for example, मैं, हम, यह, ये
  • using negative forms of verbs and adjectives, for example, सोहन ने फिल्म नहीं देखी। झूठ कभी मत बोलो।
  • distinguishing between intonation patterns of statements, questions and exclamations, for example, वह पास हो गया! क्या आप वहाँ जाएँगे? तुम अच्छे बच्चे हो।
  • locating events in time, for example, by using days of the week and months and correct tenses
  • extending knowledge of negative constructions, such as कभी नहीं, सोचना भी मत
  • recognising and understanding how Hindi verbs indicate the idea of actions happening or being made to happen बनना, बनाना, बनवाना
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  • Literacy Literacy
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