Indonesian / Foundation to Year 2 / Understanding / Systems of language

Curriculum content descriptions

Reproduce the sound and spelling of the vowels and the letters c (ch) and trilled r, and recognise that Indonesian is written using the Roman alphabet

[Key concept: pronunciation; Key processes: reading aloud, mimicking]


  • imitating Indonesian pronunciation, for example, vowels, trilled r, c (ch) and the unaspirated sounds p, t and k
  • noticing that statements, commands and questions have different intonations
  • experimenting with sounds and emphasis such as onomatopoeic words related to animal or human sounds, for example, meong or ngeong (meowing), cit-cit (tweeting), gong-gong (barking) and hacciihh (sneezing)
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • Intercultural understanding Intercultural understanding
ScOT terms

Pronunciation,  Vowels,  Indonesian language,  Trill consonants

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