- Code INDN1002
- 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
An introduction to spoken Indonesian covering the core vocabulary and grammar of the language, question-answer interaction and a practical command of four commonly occurring conversational topics/situations.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Recognise and pronounce the full set of standard Indonesian phonemes and use patterns of stress and intonation.
- Use an active vocabulary of around 350 items.
- Recognise and produce phrase and sentence structures that enable them to conduct basic conversations, write sentences and simple paragraphs, and read simplified texts.
- Converse and write in contexts such as expressing likes and dislikes, asking and telling about family, asking and giving directions, asking about and describing one’s daily routine, and talking about travel plans.
- Demonstrate a cultural understanding of such topics as Indonesian foods, modes of transport, daily activities, and major islands and regions; display an understanding of cultural principles underlying ways of greeting, making introductory small talk, and choosing topics of conversation.
Equivalent CEFR A1; ACTFL novice high
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 language proficiency assessment site and contact the CAP Student Centre for appropriate enrolment advice. Students with previous “language experience or exposure” are required to undertake a language proficiency assessment 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 undertake a language proficiency assessment 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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Five class hours a week.
Requisite and Incompatibility
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- 6 units
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