Understand that English is one of many languages spoken in Australia and that different languages may be spoken by family, classmates and community

Elaborations

  • learning that different languages exist; discussing the various languages encountered in the community and at school; acknowledging the home languages of students who speak another language, and valuing the ability to speak more than one language (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking, Intercultural Understanding)
  • recognising that some texts can include both Standard Australian English and elements of other languages including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander languages (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking, Intercultural Understanding)

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