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Content description VCIDU085

Indonesian: F–10 Sequence / Levels 9 and 10 / Understanding / Role of language and culture
Content description
Understand that Indonesian language and culture, like all languages and cultures, are interrelated; they shape and are shaped by each other, in a given moment and over time
  1. recognising that texts are instances of language and culture working together to convey cultural perspectives, values and concepts
  2. analysing how the Indonesian language may reflect cultural perspectives such as collectivism, harmony, fate and humility; norms such as showing deference and saving face; and values such as patience, humility and selflessness, for example, setahu saya, kalau saya tidak salah, numpang tanya, permisi dulu
  3. investigating the origins of particular expressions or words, developing awareness of the origins of meanings and how these may or may not change over time
  4. recognising the historical, political and cultural functions and value of language, such as the origins of Bahasa Indonesia, and its historical and contemporary uses
  5. developing awareness that the linguistic diversity of Indonesia reflects cultural diversity, and comparing this to linguistic and cultural diversity in Australia, including Aboriginal languages and Torres Strait Islander languages, Asian languages and world languages
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