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Content description VCLVU147

Victorian Aboriginal Languages / Foundation to Level 2 / Understanding / Language awareness
Content description
Recognise that the language is part of the broader regional and national language diversity
  1. identifying/recognising Indigenous languages in the environment, for example, street names, names of parks
  2. recognising that there are many different Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander languages in Australia, for example, by viewing Language maps of their region, their state and the whole of Australia
  3. identifying neighbouring Indigenous languages of their region
  4. recognising that linguistic diversity in contemporary Australia includes Indigenous as well as non-Indigenous languages, and that Australia has many languages, for example, by identifying languages used by different classmates by creating a class profile or language map
  5. recognising that some Indigenous languages in Australia are strong, while others are endangered or in the process of being revived or reclaimed
  6. recognising shared vocabulary across groups of Aboriginal languages, for example, words such as ‘hand’, ‘water’, ‘crow’
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