Indonesian / Year 5 and 6 / Understanding / Systems of language

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Curriculum content descriptions

Understand how to express actions and events in time and place using prepositions, and continue to expand knowledge of ber- verbs and vocabulary

[Key concepts: time, place; Key processes: applying, understanding]


  • referring to people and things using pronouns (for example, kami, kita, kamu semua paman, bibi, sepupu, ibu tiri) and concrete nouns, such as those related to food and drink (for example, sambal, rendang, es kelapa muda), and indicating possession using -nya, mereka, kami/kita
  • describing locations, for example, kota, restoran, bioskop, warung, pasar
  • referring to relationships between people and things using prepositions, for example, untuk, kepada
  • describing actions using ber- verbs (for example, berselancar, berbicara) and me- verbs, for example, menonton, melihat, menjual, mendengarkan, membeli, memakai
  • knowing how to direct others using imperatives (for example, jangan, dilarang) and invite others using polite forms, for example, -lah, Silahkan
  • seeking information and explanation using question words, for example, Berapa lama? Untuk apa?, Dengan siapa?, Dengan apa?
  • describing character and qualities using adjectives, for example, menarik, bosan, enak, bodoh, pandai, rajin, nakal, mahal, murah, sakit, capai, segar
  • indicating location in time using pada and place using di and atas, dalam, belakang
  • describing frequency using adverbs, for example, selalu, sering, kadang-kadang
  • creating cohesion using conjunctions, for example, lalu, sebelum, sesudah
  • expressing reactions with exclamations, for example, kasihan!, hebat!, asyik!
  • comparing and evaluating using comparatives and superlatives, for example, lebih‚Ķdaripada, paling‚Ķ
  • extending subject-focus construction by adding preposition or adverb to subject-verb-object word order, for example, Saya menonton film di bioskop, Pada hari Minggu saya berselancar dengan bapak di pantai
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Numeracy Numeracy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • Intercultural understanding Intercultural understanding
  • Personal and social capability Personal and social capability
ScOT terms

Prepositions,  Indonesian language,  Prefixes

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