Framework for Aboriginal Languages and Torres Strait Islander Languages / Foundation to Year 2 / Communicating / Translating

Curriculum content descriptions

Create simple oral, print or multimodal bilingual texts for the classroom environment, such as captions, signs, labels and wall charts

[Key concepts: meaning, bilingualism; Key processes: labelling, captioning, displaying, matching]


  • creating bilingual picture word lists, dictionaries, and class reference books of words and their meanings
  • creating bilingual texts for the school community, such as signs or notices
  • performing presentations for the school community that involve elements from the language and from English, such as a contribution to an assembly or a performance for Grandparents’ Day
  • creating bilingual resources for classroom learning activities, such as sets of word cards for matching games
  • writing captions for a photographic display to show parents/others about a class event or experience, such as sports day or caring for the environment activities
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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