Indonesian / Year 7 and 8 / Communicating / Translating

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Curriculum content descriptions

Create bilingual texts such as signs, posters, games and descriptions for the classroom and the school community

[Key concepts: audience, comprehensibility; Key processes: interpreting, comparing]


  • creating bilingual resources for language learning, such as glossaries or a personal English–Indonesian dictionary with examples and explanations of language use
  • creating bilingual texts for specific audiences (for example, a big book or game for young learners of Indonesian, invitations to a class event or posters for a performance), noticing how meanings need to be tailored for audience and cultural perspectives
  • preparing bilingual captions for texts such as a display, newsletter or web page for parents and Indonesian peers, exploring how to convey ideas in the different languages
  • noticing culture-specific expressions and idioms, for example, cuci mata (window-shopping/sightseeing) or ‘sick as a dog’, and considering how these might be expressed for audiences with a different cultural perspective
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,  Indonesian language

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