• Offered by School of Culture History and Language
  • ANU College ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
  • Course subject Indonesian
  • Academic career PGRD
  • Mode of delivery In Person

 The course introduces

a) a sizeable stock of common words and sentence patterns extending to the intermediate level, concentrating on ability to use them in conversation,

b) a range of core grammatical structures, concentrating on ability to produce them in controlled practice.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

• consolidate an understanding of elementary spoken Indonesian and of basic grammatical structures.

• acquire the linguistic tools needed to progress from a basic knowledge of Indonesian to an upper elementary level of understanding and expression

• acquire the active command of common vocabulary items and sentence patterns needed to speak with ease and confidence in a number of everyday situations

• understand and produce under controlled conditions a number of grammar structures needed for intermediate proficiency.


Indicative Assessment

Two short in-class quizzes on core material from Speaking module (15%), one final take-home written test on material of Speaking module (25%),  two take-home grammar assignments (30%), instructor’s ongoing assessment of spoken performance during Speaking component  (15%), instructor’s ongoing assessment of performance in Grammar component (5%), attendance (10%)

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• participation in a total of 15 hours of face-to- face classes

• 1.5 hours preparation (approx.) for each 1.5 hour long  session

• two take-home grammar assignments (short-response format): approx 300 words each

• one take-home final written test on material of Speaking component: approx 800 words.

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have the permission of the convener. You may not enrol in this course if you have previously completed INDN1003, 1006, 6103 or 6106.

Prescribed Texts

Textbook (for Spoken component):

The Indonesian Way, Book 4 (2003 edition), by George Quinn. Publisher: Southeast Asia Centre, College of Asia and the Pacific, The Australian National University.

All essential material for the Grammar component is produced in-house and will be available on the course Wattle site.



Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
Unit value:
3 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

3.00 0.06250
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2015 $1479
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2015 $2175
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

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