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

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Curriculum content descriptions

Understand that Indonesian, like all languages, varies according to participants, roles and relationships, situations and cultures

[Key concept: variation; Key process: noticing]

 (ACLINU100)

Elaborations
  • recognising that register shifts according to familiarity and social position, for example, using kamu and aku for friends, and Anda, Ibu/Bapak for teachers and adults
  • examining how language varies according to ethnicity and age, for example, Indonesian professionals may use Bahasa baku or English with each other, Javanese neighbours may use Bahasa Jawa, and young people may use Bahasa gaul
  • understanding that language may change according to people‚Äôs roles and situation and that people may choose to use different languages to show, for example, familiarity or superiority, such as a politician or movie star using some English to show sophistication, or someone using a regional language to show membership of a particular ethnic group
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • Intercultural understanding Intercultural understanding
  • Personal and social capability Personal and social capability
Cross-curriculum priorities
ScOT terms

Social role,  Indonesian language

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