- Code INDN3003
- 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
Students read and listen to a range of authentic texts from mass media, discuss a wide range of current topics, and exchange views through online written forums. The course also systematically builds vocabulary and understanding of affixes by using a ‘word family’ approach.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Use an active vocabulary of around 2500 items.
- 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 a range of authentic print media texts with sparing use of a dictionary.
- Converse and write in contexts such as discussion of: urbanisation, drug use, Indonesian workers abroad, language politics, and economic disparity.
- Demonstrate a cultural understanding of Indonesian perceptions or practices regarding such topics as: internal migration, smoking and narcotics, language prestige and language choice, and working legally and illegally abroad.
Equivalent CEFR B2; ACTFL advanced low
This is a co-taught course. Any cap on enrolments in one course applies to both courses combined.
On successful completion of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills to engage at an Advanced level of Indonesian.
Students with native speaker proficiency (may include cognate languages and dialects) must review the placement test site and contact the CAP Student Centre for appropriate enrolment advice. Students with previous “language experience or exposure” are required to take a language placement test to ensure enrolment at the most appropriate level.
Relevant past experience includes:
- Previous study of the language (both formal and informal, for example but not limited to, at school, or, home, or through online activities, etc.)
- Being exposed to the language in childhood via a family member or friend
- Travel or living in a country where the language is spoken
- The language being spoken in your home (even if you do not speak it yourself)
Students who are not sure if they need to take a placement test should seek advice from the course or language convenor. Students who intentionally misrepresent their language proficiency level may be investigated under the Academic Misconduct Rule 2015 as having failed to comply with assessment directions and having sought unfair advantage. This may results in a penalty such as reduced grades or failure of the course.
Students are not permitted to enrol in a language course below one that they have already successfully completed, except with permission of the language and/or course convenor.
- Reading tests x 2 (20) [LO 1,2,4]
- Oral tests x 2 (35) [LO 1,2,3,4]
- Vocabulary & Translation tests x 2 (20) [LO 1,2,3]
- Online written discussions (15) [LO 1,2,3,4]
- Class performance (10) [LO 1,2,3,4]
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Three hours a week.
Requisite and Incompatibility
The course textbook will be available in electronic format on the course Wattle site.
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- 6 units
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