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Australian Languages — Revival Language Stage 1
Subject outline

Version 2.0
Version 2.0 for teaching in 2022. Accredited in August 2019 for teaching at Stage 1 from 2020. 

Stage 1 | Subject outline | Performance standards

Performance standards

Stage 1 performance standards for Australian Languages — Revival Language can be viewed below. You can also download in Word format [DOC 238KB].

To learn more about what performance standards are, how they are used, and other general information, see performance standards and grades

  Communicating Understanding Identities and Ecologies
A

Consistently accurate and appropriate use of language to communicate in [Revival Language].

Highly effective and respectful collaboration with others.

Comprehensive understanding of the relationship between written and oral systems in [Revival Language].

In‑depth knowledge and understanding of the relationship between language, culture, and community.

Thorough and astute understanding and explanation of language and cultural features.
Insightful reflection on own learning from and with Aboriginal people and language resources.

Comprehensive exploration and understanding of the context of the revival of [Revival Language].

Insightful reflection on the relationship between the revival of [Revival Language] and the processes of cultural renewal and reconciliation. 
B

Mostly accurate and appropriate use of language to communicate in [Revival Language].

Mostly effective and respectful collaboration with others.

Thorough understanding of the relationship between written and oral systems in [Revival Language].

Mostly in‑depth knowledge and understanding of the relationship between language, culture, and community.

Mostly thorough understanding and well‑considered explanation of language and cultural features.

Mostly insightful reflection on own learning from and with Aboriginal people and language resources.

Well‑considered exploration and understanding of the context of the revival of [Revival Language].

Mostly insightful reflection on the relationship between the revival of [Revival Language] and the processes of cultural renewal and reconciliation.

C

Generally accurate and appropriate use of language to communicate in [Revival Language].

Generally effective and respectful collaboration with others. 

Appropriate understanding of the relationship between written and oral systems in [Revival Language].

Sound knowledge and understanding of the relationship between language, culture, and community.

Sound understanding and explanation of language and cultural features.

Competent reflection on own learning from and with Aboriginal people and language resources.

Competent exploration and understanding of the context of the revival of [Revival Language].

Sound reflection on the relationship between the revival of [Revival Language] and the processes of cultural renewal and reconciliation.

D

Occasionally accurate and some appropriate use of language to communicate in [Revival Language].

Some effective collaboration with others.

Some understanding of the relationship between written and oral systems in [Revival Language].

Basic knowledge and understanding of the relationship between language, culture, and community.

Some understanding and basic explanation of language and cultural features. 

Some reflection on own learning from and with Aboriginal people and language resources.

Some exploration and understanding of the context of the revival of [Revival Language].

Some reflection on the relationship between the revival of [Revival Language] and the processes of cultural renewal and reconciliation.

E

Limited accurate and appropriate use of language to communicate in [Revival Language].

Limited collaboration with others.

Minimal understanding of the relationship between written and oral systems in [Revival Language].

Limited knowledge and understanding of the relationship between language, culture, and community.

Limited understanding and explanation of language and cultural features.
 

Attempted reflection on own learning from and with Aboriginal people and language resources.

Limited exploration and understanding of the context of the revival of [Revival Language].

Attempted reflection on the relationship between the revival of [Revival Language] and/or the processes of cultural renewal and reconciliation.