German / Year 7 and 8 / Communicating / Translating

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Curriculum content descriptions

Create bilingual resources such as games, vocabulary cards, glossaries, word lists and labelled posters for language learning and the wider community

[Key concepts: representation, organisation; Key processes: selecting, categorising, evaluating, translating]

 (ACLGEC162)

Elaborations
  • creating English captions, commentaries or subtitles for German multimodal texts, or vice versa
  • discussing problems associated with online translators by comparing different versions of translations and suggesting causes for differences and mistranslations, considering the need to go beyond literal meaning
  • creating vocabulary lists and annotated cultural explanations for German-speaking visitors to events such as Australian sports days, swimming carnivals or family events, explaining culture-specific elements
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • Intercultural understanding Intercultural understanding
  • ICT capability Information and Communication Technology (ICT) capability
ScOT terms

Bilingual texts,  German language

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Languages online: memory game maker

Students can use this tool to make their own interactive memory game in which a player must find up to six matching pairs of cards arranged in two rows. Students can create text, pictures or sounds on each row of cards. They can customise the look and sound of the game. Also included are five files for students and teachers ...

Interactive Resource

Languages online: Tetris game maker

This resource is a tool students can use to make their own Tetris computer game in which a player must correctly respond to a clue that appears after every fourth falling block. Clues can be text, pictures or audio. If the answer is correct, the game continues. If it is incorrect, a 'bomb' falls through the game space, ...