Korean / Year 5 and 6 / Communicating / Translating

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Curriculum content descriptions

Translate simple texts identifying words and expressions that may not readily correspond acrosslanguages, and expanding descriptions or giving examples where necessary to clarify meaning

[Key concepts:correspondence, interpretation; Key processes: selecting, interpreting, translating]


  • creating Korean versions of Australian school signs and notices, considering why some words or expressions requirefreer translation than others, for example, the sports oval, the tuckshop, the office
  • identifying words in Korean and English that cannot be readily translated, clarifyingmeanings for such words by providing examples, explanations or extra information, for example, (‘rice as a crop’), (‘rice as raw grains’), (‘cooked rice/meals’)
  • interpreting Koreanexpressions in familiar texts such as greeting cards or story titles that do not translate easily into English, forexample, 생신 축하합니다, considering how these expressions reflect aspects of Korean language or culture
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • Intercultural understanding Intercultural understanding
  • Personal and social capability Personal and social capability
Cross-curriculum priorities
ScOT terms

Translation (Language),  Korean language

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