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Language: Language Variation and Change
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Understand that Standard Australian English is one of many social dialects used in Australia, and that while it originated in England it has been influenced by many other languages


    • Personal and social competence
    • Intercultural understanding
    • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and cultures
    • Asia and Australia's engagement with Asia
    • Listening
    • Speaking
    • Writing
    • Reading

  1. identifying words used in Standard Australian English that are derived from other languages, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander languages, and determining if the original meaning is reflected in English usage, for example kangaroo, tsunami, typhoon, amok, orang-utan

  1. identifying commonly used words derived from other cultures
Hover over a word for its meaning.
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