Bagus sekali! 1 Student Book is the first level in the series.Students will be captivated by the rich blend of photos and media that deliberately combine culture, humour and language in order to enhance the language learning experience. A wealth of spoken activities ranging from controlled, guided structures to freer, more open-ended activities, provide the building blocks for students to apply Indonesian to their own lives.
This series is a three level, junior secondary to middle secondary Indonesian course. Researched on location in Indonesia, it represents a refreshingly imaginative response to current curriculum guidelines and classroom needs.
The Level 1 Textbook contains the following sections:
Learn how to
Each langkah begins with a Learn how to section, providing students with learning outcomes for each chapter.
In Level 1 the Indonesian learning experience begins in Bali where students are introduced to the language and culture through vibrant photo-stories, the central feature of the course. As well as establishing the theme for each langkah, the photo-stories also introduce the language in each unit in a real-life context.
A wealth of speaking activities ranging from controlled, guided structures to freer, more open-ended activities provide the building blocks for students to apply Indonesian to their own lives. They include:
These short paragraphs alert students to a tricky language point or explain an unusual phrase.
Beginilah! provides valuable tips on pronunciation and practical insights into ways of successfully studying another language.
Language learnt is further consolidated through fun, competitive games.
Tidak begitu susah!
The short grammar sections included in each chapter explain grammar in simple, precise terms, allowing students to take responsibility for their own learning.
Three fun songs are provided for students’ enjoyment.
A vocabulary section is provided on each chapter as well as an English/Indonesian, Indonesian/English section at the back of the Textbook.
Bagus sekali! is saturated with Indonesian culture, from the photo-stories to the realia and photos contained in the oral activities. Further cultural information with English commentary has been included with topics that have been carefully selected for their appeal to teenagers.