Hindi / Year 3 and 4 / Communicating / Translating

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Translate simple texts such as rhymes, captions, story books or familiar social interactions, noticing words and expressions that are difficult to translate

[Key concepts: meaning, translation, interpretation, culture; Key processes: translating, noticing, reflecting, explaining]


  • translating popular children’s rhymes into English, for example, चूँ-चूँ करती आई चिड़िया; चंदा मामा, noticing words that are difficult to translate or explain
  • identifying Hindi words or expressions that do not easily translate into English, for example, आँखों का तारा
  • translating exchanges between characters in favourite stories from Hindi into English
  • discussing the meaning of traditional Hindi phrases used on special occasions, comparing how similar wishes are expressed in English, for example, जीते रहो
  • translating lines from cartoon or comic-strip characters such as पिंकी और बबली, noticing how meanings sometimes get changed or confused when translated into another language
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • Intercultural understanding Intercultural understanding
  • Personal and social capability Personal and social capability
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