Indonesian / Year 7 and 8 / Communicating / Reflecting

Curriculum content descriptions

Participate in learning and using Indonesian, noticing how aspects of identity such as family background, age, school and interests impact on intercultural exchange

[Key concepts: self, profile; Key process: noticing]


  • interacting with Indonesian peers, considering own reactions to topics raised that may not usually be discussed in own culture, for example, religious beliefs (Kamu beragama apa?)
  • comparing aspects of identity that may be important across cultures, such as island, ethnic group, language, religion, age, gender, and position in family, for example, Nama saya Wayan. Saya dari Bali. Saya orang Hindu. Saya berbahasa Bali dan Indonesia
  • creating texts such as a profile, montage or avatar, choosing what aspects to reveal to different people in another cultural context, for example, nama saya Emily; Saya dari Broome, Australia; Saya siswa sekolah menengah
  • sharing reactions to intercultural experiences, noting how own background, age and interests may contribute to stereotypes or assumptions that impact on the experience
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • Intercultural understanding Intercultural understanding
  • Personal and social capability Personal and social capability
ScOT terms

Cultural interaction,  Personal identity,  Indonesian language

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