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Content description VCIDU101

Indonesian: 7–10 Sequence / Levels 7 and 8 / Understanding / Language variation and change
Content description
Understand that Indonesian is a national language that has been and continues to be changed through interaction with other languages and cultures
  1. identifying loan words in Indonesian and English, such as ‘cockatoo’ (kakaktua), ‘bamboo’ (bambu), ‘orangutan’, ‘satay’ (sate), ‘rattan’ (rotan), komputer, apartemen, televisi, pilot and modern, and understanding that borrowings are part of the nature of language
  2. analysing texts as a class, recording loan words and investigating their origins, and comparing these with borrowings in English and other known languages
  3. understanding the importance of Indonesian as a national language, for example, by discussing its origins and observing when and why it is used in contemporary society, such as by comparing versions of the national anthem
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