German / Year 5 and 6 / Communicating / Translating

Curriculum content descriptions

Create a range of bilingual texts such as notices, announcements, photo stories, dialogues and instructions for language learning and the school community

[Key concepts: bilingualism, meaning; Key processes: translating, selecting, connecting]


  • creating and using bilingual resources for language learning, such as glossaries or personal German–English and English–German print and digital word lists and dictionaries with examples and explanations of parts of speech and language use
  • creating bilingual texts for the school community, such as a virtual tour for a school website, or a translation of the school canteen menu into German
  • creating bilingual/multilingual texts for specific audiences, for example, a Big Book or game for young learners of German, or invitations, posters, programs or menus for a class event, performance or celebration, such as a Deutschabend or Maskenfest
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • Intercultural understanding Intercultural understanding
  • ICT capability Information and Communication Technology (ICT) capability
ScOT terms

Bilingual texts,  German language

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