Spanish / Year 7 and 8 / Communicating / Translating

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Curriculum content descriptions

Produce short bilingual texts such as digital stories, comics and blogs, and discuss how language reflects culture

[Key concept: interpretation; Key processes: comparing, explaining, experimenting]


  • creating subtitles, captions or commentaries for texts such as brochures, slide show presentations or video clips that inform the school community of aspects of Spanish-speaking cultures, for example, El Carnaval de Barranquilla, Festival de Viña del Mar
  • producing bilingual community texts such as posters or advertisements in print or multimedia format, for example, to promote a concert or an interview with a celebrity for a teen radio station
  • composing menus or programs for Spanish-themed events, with key items/information in Spanish and explanatory footnotes/glossaries in English
  • corresponding with Spanish-speaking peers using both Spanish and English, conveying aspects of Australian culture such as places or events of interest, leisure and sports activities, wildlife and environment
  • creating and illustrating a bilingual children’s story for younger learners, using each language in creative and engaging ways, for example, El hijo desobediente or El conejo y el coyote
  • providing an English commentary for video clips of Spanish-language social interactions in different situations and contexts, such as taking a bus to the city, visiting the dentist or buying a video game, explaining elements that may be unfamiliar to Australian viewers
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • Intercultural understanding Intercultural understanding
  • Personal and social capability Personal and social capability
  • ICT capability Information and Communication Technology (ICT) capability
ScOT terms

Spanish language

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