German / Year 7 and 8 / Communicating / Translating

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Curriculum content descriptions

Create bilingual resources such as games, vocabulary cards, glossaries, word lists and labelled posters for language learning and the wider community

[Key concepts: representation, organisation; Key processes: selecting, categorising, evaluating, translating]


  • creating English captions, commentaries or subtitles for German multimodal texts, or vice versa
  • discussing problems associated with online translators by comparing different versions of translations and suggesting causes for differences and mistranslations, considering the need to go beyond literal meaning
  • creating vocabulary lists and annotated cultural explanations for German-speaking visitors to events such as Australian sports days, swimming carnivals or family events, explaining culture-specific elements
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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