Vietnamese / Year 3 and 4 / Communicating / Translating

Curriculum content descriptions

Create simple bilingual texts such as signs or notices, digital picture dictionaries and word banks for the classroom and the school community

[Key concept: representation; Key processes: selecting, translating]


  • creating bilingual resources for use in the classroom or school, for example, digital picture dictionaries and word lists, glossaries, or signs for the school environment
  • creating simple Vietnamese captions to accompany storybooks in English, such as Chú sâu đói bụng (The Very Hungry Caterpillar), and reading them to younger students
  • alternating between Vietnamese and English versions of games such as Mấy giờ rồi ông sói ơi?/What Time is it, Mr Wolf? and Oẳn tù tì, ra cái gì, ra cái này/Rock, Paper, Scissors
  • creating hand-made or digital greeting cards in both Vietnamese and English for different celebrations and traditions
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • Intercultural understanding Intercultural understanding
  • ICT capability Information and Communication Technology (ICT) capability
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