Year 8 Indonesian builds on previous language studies in Year 7. In Semester 1 the main topics will be: times, days, dates, birthdays, family, pets, animals and places. Semester 2 concentrates on: describing people, making comparisons, using addresses, phone numbers and colours, learning the parts of the body and talking about being unwell. The emphasis will be on developing skills in speaking, listening, reading and writing in Indonesian. Cultural aspects will also be included.
Students will have the opportunity to visit the Melbourne Zoo to observe animals native to Indonesia, and do a variety of different cultural tasks in the cultural units.