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Content description VCIDU102

Indonesian: 7–10 Sequence / Levels 7 and 8 / Understanding / Role of language and culture
Content description
Notice connections between language and culture in intercultural language use, recognising how words and expressions may be culture-specific
  1. noticing that some words are culture-specific, such as language associated with particular artefacts and the physical environment, for example, desa, sawah, durian, becak
  2. recognising that some expressions are related to cultural practices such as eating, for example, sudah mandi, makan dulu, selamat makan, silakan makan
  3. comparing how languages reflect values such as those related to personal attributes, physical appearance and behaviour, for example, halus, kasar, sopan, setia, baik hati, si berani, si kecil, sawo matang, gemuk
  4. investigating the language associated with significant cultural practices such as celebrations, for example, Selamat Hari Raya, maaf lahir batin, panjang umurnya
  5. recognising interconnections between own language and culture such as vocabulary and expressions related to people, lifestyle and environment, for example, ‘barbecue’, ‘thongs’, ‘bathers/togs/swimmers’, ‘no worries’
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