• 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 UGRD
  • Course convener
    • Dr Timothy Hassall
  • Mode of delivery Online or In Person
  • Co-taught Course
  • Offered in Second Semester 2018
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Students read and listen to texts on social / cultural issues and discuss a wide range of social / cultural topics. They develop their writing ability by translating modified English texts into Indonesian, and develop their understanding of grammar points, and their range and precision of vocabulary, through written and spoken exercises.

Learning Outcomes

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

On satisfying the requirements of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills at an Intermediate level of Indonesian to:

1. Use an active vocabulary of around 1600 items.
2. Recognise and produce phrase and sentence structures that enable them to converse and write extended passages on a wide range of non-technical topics, and to read short authentic non-technical texts with the aid of concise vocabulary lists.
3. Converse and write in contexts such as discussion of gender roles, Indonesia-Australia relations, law and crime, and health.
4. Demonstrate a cultural understanding of Indonesian perceptions and practices regarding such topics as: the participation of men and women in paid work and child care, diplomatic relations with Australia and cultural perceptions of Australians, tackling of law reform, and traditional versus modern medicine.

Other Information

Equivalent CEFR B1+; ACTFL intermediate mid

This is a co-taught course. Any cap on enrolments in one course applies to both courses combined.

Indicative Assessment

Reading tests x 2: 20%  (LOs 1,2,4)

Oral tests x 2: 35% (LOs 1,2,3,4)

Grammar tests x 2: 15% (LOs 1,2)

Translation tests x 2: 20% (LOs 1,2,3,4)

Class performance  10% (LOs 1,2,3,4)

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Four class hours a week.

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course, students must have completed INDN2002 or INDN2004. Incompatible with INDN6205, INDN2006, and INDN6003.

Prescribed Texts

The course textbook will be available in electronic format 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:
6 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.

6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2018 $2820
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2018 $4320
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

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The list of offerings for future years is indicative only.
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
7239 23 Jul 2018 30 Jul 2018 31 Aug 2018 26 Oct 2018 In Person N/A

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