Arabic / Year 7 and 8 / Communicating / Translating

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Curriculum content descriptions

Create bilingual texts on particular themes or events in different modes, including multimodal and digital modes, such as menus, brochures, cartoons or video clips, explaining culture-specific words and expressions, for example, by using captions and descriptions

[Key concepts: language, culture, meaning; Key processes: selecting, relating interculturally, designing]


  • creating bilingual subtitles, captions or commentaries for texts, such as brochures in print and digital formats, digital presentations or digital video clips, that inform the school community about aspects of culture in the Arabic-speaking world
  • producing bilingual texts in both Arabic and English about community events, such as promoting a concert or an interview with a celebrity on a community radio station, in print or multimedia formats, for example, posters or advertisements
  • designing menus or programs for Arabic-themed events, with key items and information in Arabic and explanatory notes in English
  • creating a short film about social interactions among different speakers of Arabic, explaining cultural elements that may vary in different parts of the Arabic-speaking world and which may be unfamiliar to English-speaking viewers
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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