Spanish / Year 5 and 6 / Communicating / Translating

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Curriculum content descriptions

Create own bilingual texts and learning resources, such as displays, posters, word banks and glossaries for the classroom/school environment

[Key concepts: translation, explanation; Key processes: identifying, selecting, modifying]


  • composing bilingual texts such as posters for class or school assembly performances, displays or events, for example, Día del pelo loco; cuida tu planeta
  • using bilingual dictionaries and electronic translating tools to create bilingual captions, menus or timetables, comparing results and noticing problems associated with translation
  • creating parallel lists of informal Spanish and English expressions for own use in everyday interactions with friends and family, for example, hasta luego/‘see you later’, no pasa nada/‘no worries’, guay/cool’
  • creating bilingual texts for specific audiences, for example, songs, a Big Book or board game for younger learners of Spanish, or instructions for an online event/game that involves both English- and Spanish-speaking participants
  • creating bilingual signs for the classroom or school that reflect school community values and priorities, acceptable or unacceptable behaviours, for example, ¡Ponte el sombrero! ¡Recoge tu basura! Levanta la mano antes de preguntar, No te olvides de reciclar, ¡Bajad la voz!
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • Intercultural understanding Intercultural understanding
  • Personal and social capability Personal and social capability
  • ICT capability Information and Communication Technology (ICT) capability
  • Ethical understanding Ethical understanding
ScOT terms

Spanish language

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