Indonesian / Year 7 and 8 / Communicating / Translating

Curriculum content descriptions

Translate and analyse a range of texts, comparing language choices and exploring differences in meanings

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


  • translating texts, identifying culture-specific vocabulary (for example, peci, kebaya) and expressions (for example, makan angin, pulang kampung), discussing the translation process (such as possible reasons for equivalence/non-equivalence), and choosing ‘best fit’ words or omitting words
  • comparing interpretations of texts such as advertisements, songs or film extracts, noticing similarities and differences, and reflecting on why interpretations may vary
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

Translation (Language),  Indonesian language

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