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German / Year 9 and 10 / Communicating / Creating

Curriculum content descriptions

Respond to a range of contemporary and traditional imaginative texts (including excerpts) by summarising, reorganising, expressing reactions and opinions, or modifying aspects

[Key concepts: themes, imagination; Key processes: responding, modifying, transposing]


  • listening to, reading and viewing digital and other texts such as songs, stories, television programs and films with subtitles, and responding by expressing views or by modifying key aspects, for example, creating a new scene, continuing the story, re-creating a video clip using parody, role-playing an interview with a character, or retelling or performing the text from the perspective of one of the minor characters
  • comparing contemporary German and Australian music by reading music blogs or online magazines, viewing video clips and listening to music stations, and identifying similarities and differences in expression, themes and styles of performance
  • writing a review of a film, television episode or performance for an entertainment guide
  • comparing Australian and German examples of a particular television genre for cultural and stylistic similarities and differences, such as the German and Australian versions of Top Gear, The X Factor/Deutschland sucht den Superstar or Home and Away/Gute Zeiten, schlechte Zeiten’
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
ScOT terms

Imaginative texts,  Parodies,  Retelling,  Summarising,  German language

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