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Content description VCIDU084

Indonesian: F–10 Sequence / Levels 9 and 10 / Understanding / Language variation and change
Content description
Understand the power of language to influence people’s actions, values and beliefs, and appreciate the value of linguistic diversity
  1. analysing texts to understand how language can limit, promote or change actions, for example, use of mohon, harap, tolong, jangan, dilarang
  2. recognising the purpose of particular texts to impact emotionally on others such as by influencing opinions and reactions, for example, in persuasive texts such as advertisements or reviews of a film, concert or fashion
  3. analysing the language of social and political messages to explore attitudes, values and beliefs, for example, mohon jangan merokok, dua anak lebih baik, jangan pakai narkoba, persatuan dan kesatuan bangsa Indonesia, anak bangsa, sebangsa dan setanah air
  4. noticing how jargon or specific terms may be used to express membership and identity, for example, within the religious groups Insya Allah, Puji Tuhan, Syukur, Alhamdulilah
  5. examining how words, expressions and actions reflect relationships and social hierarchies (for example, use of the terms of address Bapak/Ibu, Anda and kamu), and showing respect by introducing oneself to the most senior or eldest person first
  6. appreciating the social and cultural functions performed by language, and recognising the importance of diverse languages to convey alternative perspectives and ideas
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