Indonesian / Foundation to Year 2 / Communicating / Translating

Curriculum content descriptions

Create captions, labels and statements for the immediate learning environment in both Indonesian and English

[Key concepts: etiquette, respect, equivalence; Key processes: labelling, displaying]


  • writing captions, with support, for a photographic display to show parents/others about a class event or experience such as sports day or keeping a class pet, for example, Ini kelas kami di kolam renang; Ini marmot kelas kami, namanya Henry
  • as a class, writing instructions for Indonesian children on how to perform a game, noticing what can and cannot be translated easily, for example, duck duck goose
  • making own bilingual/picture dictionaries, captions, signs, labels and descriptions to convey culture-specific ideas such as sawah, sepak takraw, lapangan futbal
  • showing others how different gestures are used and discussing what they mean, for example, beckoning with all fingers and with palm down
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

Bilingual texts,  Translation (Language),  Picture dictionaries,  Captions (Illustration),  Indonesian language

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