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Indonesian / Year 7 and 8 / Understanding / Language variation and change

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Curriculum content descriptions

Understand that Indonesian, like other languages, continues to change over time due to influences such as globalisation and technology

[Key concept: evolution; Key processes: researching, recording]

 (ACLINU067)

Elaborations
  • analysing the influence of other languages on Indonesian, such as in advertising and technology, food, administration, religion and everyday life, for example, modern, handphone, satelit (English); mie (Chinese); sepatu (Portuguese); kantor (Dutch); guru (Sanskrit); mahal (Arabic), raja (Hindi)
  • recording a range of borrowed words and examining their structure and rules of use, for example, meng-upload, ber-AC
  • investigating the origins of borrowed words to discover when, how and by whom new words and expressions were introduced into Indonesian and which languages have borrowed from languages of Indonesia, for example, Makassan terms in Yolngu (balanda, rupiah)
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • Intercultural understanding Intercultural understanding
  • ICT capability Information and Communication Technology (ICT) capability
Cross-curriculum priorities
ScOT terms

Language evolution,  Indonesian language

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