Framework for Aboriginal Languages and Torres Strait Islander Languages / Year 7 to 10 / Communicating / Translating

Curriculum content descriptions

Create bilingual texts for the wider community collaboration with others

[Key concepts: interpretation, expression, bilingualism; Key processes: designing, explaining, classifying, glossing, annotating, composing]


  • creating shared bilingual learning resources, such as print or digital word banks or glossaries of expressions used in everyday interactions in the language and in English
  • creating bilingual learning resources for younger learners, for example, children’s stories and games
  • performing a role-play or skit for a specified audience, using the language for the performance and English for supporting explanations and commentary
  • creating bilingual texts, using subtitles and captions, to inform the school community about aspects of the language and culture
  • creating a bilingual display, for example, a video-clip or photographic display to showcase events and shared experiences, such as a bush trip
  • creating bilingual digital texts such as song lyrics or dialogues which allow display in the language, in English or in both
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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