Indonesian / Year 5 and 6 / Communicating / Translating

Curriculum content descriptions

Create for the school community simple bilingual texts such as reports, instructions and games

[Key concept: equivalence; Key processes: comparing, modifying]


  • producing recounts of events and experiences, such as articles for a newsletter or captions for a photo story, and comparing choices available in both languages
  • performing a role-play or skit for an audience such as parents or younger students, providing an explanatory English commentary, for example, explaining the use of specific terms or gestures
  • creating bilingual texts for the school community, such as a virtual tour for a school website or signs illustrating acceptable/unacceptable actions and gestures, for example, kissing, hugging or staring
  • interpreting aspects of oral texts in Indonesian for others, for example, providing a commentary on an Indonesian item at an assembly, or explaining a dialogue or game at a languages evening
  • preparing bilingual versions of a text, noticing what differs and explaining why particular language may have been added or omitted, and how the meaning may have changed
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • Intercultural understanding Intercultural understanding
ScOT terms

Bilingual texts,  Indonesian language

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