- Language is used as a tool to develop communication skills consisting of listening, speaking, reading, and writing, presenting and viewing (media literacy).
- The language of instruction in learningand teaching is Indonesian, because all students are Indonesian citizens with the home language using Indonesian.
- As an additional language, English and Arabic are used.
- Home languages will be used when communicating with parents such as invitations, parent workshops and information about learning and assignments, filling in student handbooks and smart planners
- School will give personal approach, guide and therapy for students who have a problem in communicating in the language of instruction which is Bahasa Indonesia as a home language.
- The school supports and develops mother tongue by providing opportunities for students to join in several writing and speaking competitions in Indonesian Language and storytelling.
- All information boards or signs at the school will be presented in three languages, namely Indonesian, English and Arabic.
- School provide opportunity for students to join English or Arabic speech competitions to enhance their language ability.
- To improve English / Arabic language skills, habituation will be carried out through daily activities at school.
- The use of Arabic in addition to conversation, there is also a strengthening of the Arabic language of the Qur’an in learning Arabic
- Javanese is learned by students to support their understanding on the local culture.
- Every new student will have language assessments to evaluate their abilities.
- Outside the school environment, teachers and students use any language according to their preferences.
- School information published on the official school media (online or offline) will be presented in Bahasa Indonesiaor English according to the purpose and target information.
- The school provides a school library and reading corner in each classroom with a range of both Bahasa Indonesia and English literature, fiction and nonfiction books as well as encyclopedias that can be accessed by teachers and students.
- The library embodies the role of learning supporting and facilitating preparing reference services that support transdisciplinary learning themes and interdisciplinary units.
LANGUAGE POLICY IMPLEMENTATION
a. Learning in all material is conditioned in such a way as to provide space for each student to develop and utilize language skills in the form of oral presentations, class discussions, singing, poetry, leading prayer, role playing, listening to audio visuals and discussing them.
b. The teacher as a facilitator plays an important role in stimulating and giving examples of language skills for all students.
c. Parents are involved in language development through assignments of students whose solutions require discussion, sharing, telling stories at home. The introduction of the parent profession in classroom learning is also a specific communication medium that is important for the development of students’ insights and vocabulary.
a. Reading activities are carried out in all fields of study and in the process
b. Provides literacy variations that become students’ references from various genres (newspapers, poetry, encyclopedias, magazines, literature, drama, short stories, scientific references, proceedings etc.)
c. Pack handbook students with languages that are age-appropriate for their growth and development so that they are able to capture the load of important information contained in it and use it optimally.
d. Provide space for students to read aloud
e. Providing various information in various strategic angles of students to make it easier for them to read and update the formal and informal information provided by the school.
a. Providing an expression space for all students in the form of writing by various genres, not limited to certain subjects, but also filling in school information boards (online / offline)
b. Provide space for developing, merging, and using specific languages according to different subject areas
c. Provide, develop and combine readings that become sources of literacy and other supporting programs.