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

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Curriculum content descriptions

Develop understanding of pronunciation related to single and combined sounds and the use of intonation in statements and questions, noticing Indonesian spelling and pronunciation conventions

[Key concept: sound system; Key processes: recognising, comparing]


  • recognising that Indonesian is written using the Roman alphabet but with distinctive sounds and sound combinations, for example, a, e, i, o, u, c, r, ng, ngg, ny, au, aa, ai
  • noticing raised penultimate syllable in words, for example, membosankan, berbelanja and silakan
  • recognising intonation for questions (with or without question words), statements, commands and interjections, for example, wah, aduh
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
ScOT terms

Pronunciation,  Intonation,  Indonesian language

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