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Chinese / Year 9 and 10 / Communicating / Translating

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Curriculum content descriptions

Create bilingual texts for a range of audiences, contexts and purposes

[Key concepts: audience, context, social distance; Key processes: identifying, translating, interpreting]

 (ACLCHC253)

Elaborations
  • acting as translator between Chinese and English speakers during school events, and reflecting on the linguistic and cultural issues encountered, for example, when sister-school teachers and students visit
  • translating texts for a range of audiences and contexts, identifying adjustments to language choices made according social position of audience and context
  • comparing bilingual editions of novels and discussing how authors and translators maintain the effect of stylistic devices across languages, for example, the use of metaphor
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • Intercultural understanding Intercultural understanding
  • Personal and social capability Personal and social capability
ScOT terms

Bilingual texts,  Chinese languages

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