Language is the essence of thinking and is integral, not just to effective communication, but to learning, reflection and creativity. This Area of Learning and Experience provides the fundamental building blocks for different forms of communication, literacy and learning about language, and also opportunities to develop competence in different languages.
Literacy and Language – Statements of what matters
- Languages connect us.
- Understanding languages is key to understanding the world around us.
- Expressing ourselves through languages is key to communication.
- Literature fires imagination and inspires creativity.