Framework for Aboriginal Languages and Torres Strait Islander Languages / Year 7 to 10 / Communicating / Translating

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Curriculum content descriptions

Create bilingual texts in collaboration with others for the wider community

[Key concept: interpretation, bilingualism; Key processes: designing, explaining, classifying, glossing, annotating, composing]


  • creating shared bilingual learning resources, such as print or digital word banks or glossaries of target language and English expressions used in everyday interactions
  • performing a role-play or skit for an audience, using target language for the performance and English for supporting explanations and commentary
  • creating bilingual texts, using subtitles and captions, to inform the school community about aspects of target language culture
  • creating a bilingual display, for example, a video-clip or photographic display showcasing events and experiences such as a trip to the target language community or a bush trip
  • creating bilingual digital texts, such as songs or dialogues, which allow display in either the target language or English or both
  • creating a bilingual information pack in print and/or digital form about their school and local region for a sister school in the target language region
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

Australian languages

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