Learning objects Direct a taxi: Jakarta 1

TLF ID L650

Play the role of controller for a taxi service. Get to know landmarks in central Jakarta. Check the traffic conditions. Then give directions to a driver as they pick up and drop off passengers. Help the driver to avoid delays due to heavy traffic and cultural events. This learning object is the first in a series of two objects that progressively increase in difficulty.



Educational details

Key learning objectives
  • Students apply Indonesian words and phrases associated with time, compass directions, navigating streets, landmarks and festivals.
  • Students choose travel routes in response to traffic and cultural factors.
Educational value
  • Maps landmark locations and cultural activities within the Indonesian capital.
  • Helps students to give directions in Indonesian to a taxi driver according to a daily schedule including navigation, compass directions and times.
  • Enables students to check the time of day and weekday and allow for disruptions caused by regular activities or special events.
  • Gives feedback and instructions through the character of a taxi controller in Indonesian.
Year level

9; 10

Learning area
  • languages other than english
Strand
  • Languages other than english/Oral interaction
  • Languages other than english/Reading and responding
  • Languages other than english/Understanding culture
  • Languages other than english/Writing
Concept
  • Languages other than english/Activities
  • Languages other than english/Conversation
  • Languages other than english/Cultural context
  • Languages other than english/Instructions
  • Languages other than english/Interactions
  • Languages other than english/Indonesian
  • Languages other than english/Maps
  • Languages other than english/People
  • Languages other than english/Models
  • Languages other than english/Perspectives
  • Languages other than english/Native speakers
Skill
  • Analysis;
  • Application;
  • Comprehension;
  • Knowledge
Student activity
  • Interactives;
  • Analysis;
  • Experiment;
  • Modelling
Learning design
  • Independent learning;
  • Experiential learning;
  • Problem solving;
  • Visual learning

Other details

Contributors
  • Technical implementer
  • Script writer
  • Name: Russell Darnley
  • Organisation: Asian Field Study Centres Pty Ltd
  • Address: Rozelle NSW 2039 Australia
  • URL: http://www.asiastudy.com/
  • Script writer
  • Name: Tracey Ann Jones
  • Organisation: insomnia communications
  • Address: Claremont WA 6010 Australia
  • URL: http://www.insomcom.com/
  • Script writer
  • Name: Xiangyang Chen
  • Address: McKellar ACT 2617 Australia
  • Subject matter expert
  • Name: Emmy Quinn
  • Address: Gowrie ACT 2904 Australia
  • Publisher
  • Date of contribution: 20 Sep 2013
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia
  • Address: Melbourne VIC 3000 Australia
  • URL: http://www.esa.edu.au/
Access profile
  • Generic
Learning resource type
  • Interactive Resource
Browsers
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer - minimum version: 8.0 (MS-Windows) - maximum version: 9.0 (MS-Windows)
  • Firefox - minimum version: (MS-Windows)
  • Safari - minimum version: 5.1 (MacOS)
Operating systems
  • MacOS - minimum version: 10.6
  • MS-Windows - minimum version: XP - maximum version: 7
Platform requirements
  • Initial load time may exceed 10 seconds on a dedicated 64kbps connection due to the use of rich media content. Correct operation of this content requires Microsoft East Asian language fonts to be installed on the user's computer. For installation notes, refer to Microsoft Windows 'Help'.
Rights
  • © Education Services Australia Ltd, 2013, except where indicated under Acknowledgements.

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