- Code INDN6103
- 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
Further practice in spoken Indonesian with special emphasis on the mastery of the most frequent verb-forms and a practical command of four commonly occurring conversational topics/situations. A start is made on developing reading skills.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Use an active vocabulary of around 700 items.
- Recognise and produce phrase and sentence structures that enable them to conduct simple conversations on a wide range of topics, write extended paragraphs, and read simplified texts.
- Converse and write in contexts such as discussing one’s own education and education systems, discussing jobs and one’s own work experience, buying and bargaining for goods, and giving advice about personal problems.
- Demonstrate a cultural understanding of such topics as the Indonesian school system, common occupations, traditional items of clothing, customs of bargaining, and the design of houses; and display an understanding of how social context influences one’s choice of address terms.
Equivalent CEFR A2; ACTFL intermediate 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 Introductory 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.
- Written tests x 4 (30) [LO 2,3,4,5]
- Quick Quizzes x 4 (10) [LO 2,3]
- Instructor's assessment (10) [LO 1,2,3,4,5]
- Mid-semester oral exam (20) [LO 1,2,3,4,5]
- Final oral exam (30) [LO 1,2,3,4,5]
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130 hours across the semester including contact hours and personal study
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- 6 units
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