Indonesian / Year 7 and 8 / Understanding / Systems of language

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Notice how stress works in polysyllabic words and the use of intonation in subject-focus sentences

[Key concepts: stress, intonation; Key process: noticing emphasis]


  • using raised penultimate syllable in multisyllabic words such as mendengarkan, melakukan, pekerjaan, perumahan, dibandingkan, kemauan, kesamaan
  • recognising where to place stress in complex sentences, for example, Walaupun saya tidak suka berenang, lebih suka daripada bermain tenis yang membosankan
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
ScOT terms

Intonation,  Stress (Speech),  Indonesian language

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