- Code INDN6004
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by School of Culture History and Language
- ANU College ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
- Course subject Indonesian
- Areas of interest Asian Languages
- Academic career PGRD
- Mode of delivery In Person
Students read widely in a vernacular language about Southeast Asia on a topic likely to be selected from one of the following: politics, popular culture, literature or religion. Students critically read texts each fortnight as preparation for discussion in a one-hour class, write a critical report on the readings from two of those fortnightly meetings, and write a final essay based on the course readings.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
By the end of the course learners of the Southeast Asian language will have significantly increased their proficiency in reading and writing, and will be able to discuss complex ideas about a given discipline or topic area. They will also have gained substantial knowledge about that discipline/ area and ability to critically analyse texts within it.
Students are strongly advised to take a supporting course (about historical background, culture, linguistics, anthropology etc) before enrolling in this vernacular language Reading Course.
Indicative AssessmentA 3,500 word academic paper in the target language (40%), plus the equivalent of a couple of short essays, each 1,000 words to be prepared off campus (2 x 30%), on a complex aspect of social life in the society where the language is the national or native language to the majority of the population.
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WorkloadFortnightly meetings with Course Coordinator or Supervisor in Indonesian, Thai, or Vietnamese Programs. Students are expected to read approximately 10 academic and non-academic texts in the target language, each about 6,000 words, and demonstrate the ability to capture the various subtleties and nuances that run through the selected readings.
Requisite and Incompatibility
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