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Arabic / Year 3 and 4 / Communicating / Translating

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Curriculum content descriptions

Produce bilingual texts and resources, including digital and online resources such as digital picture dictionaries, posters and signs, for their class and school community

[Key concepts: similarity, difference; Key processes: selecting, describing]


  • producing a parallel bilingual word list or digital picture dictionary by identifying known Arabic words or expressions and relating them to English equivalents, and vice versa, recognising that direct translation is not always possible
  • composing captions for images in Arabic and English to create simple bilingual storybooks in print or digital formats
  • creating texts in print, digital or online formats, such as descriptions in both Arabic and English on familiar topics, selecting from word lists vocabulary that best conveys the intended meaning in both languages
  • creating simple action songs and raps which include alternative repetitive phrases in Arabic and English, to perform for the school community
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • Intercultural understanding Intercultural understanding
  • Personal and social capability Personal and social capability
  • ICT capability Information and Communication Technology (ICT) capability
ScOT terms

Arabic language,  Bilingual texts

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