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

This course deals with a very wide range of features of Bahasa Indonesia. It covers all important aspects of the grammar system. It also describes its sound system and pronunciation 'traps' for English-speaking learners, the history of Indonesian, the massive influence of foreign languages on its vocabulary (e.g. from Sanskrit, Arabic, Dutch and English), and the main features of colloquial Indonesian. A number of other topics are also included. All classes are taught in mixture of lecture and workshop style, i.e. as teacher- presentation interspersed with student activities.

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 Advanced level of Indonesian to:

1. Analyse phonological features of a voice recording by a foreign learner, employing knowledge of native Indonesian phonology as a yardstick.
2. Identify and appraise the functions and effects of loanwords from a variety of source languages.
3. Analyse a wide variety of syntactic and morphological structures.
4. Evaluate the effects of social context upon choice of linguistic features, and analyse features of requesting and thanking behaviour.
5. Evaluate the relationship between historical periods and language development in Indonesia, the political importance of language planning in Indonesia, and the cultural norms influencing requesting and thanking behaviour in Indonesian. 

Other Information

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

Indicative Assessment

In-class written tests x 2: 40% (LOs 1,2,3,4,5)

Take-home assignments x 2: 50% (LOs 1,2,3,4,5)

Class performance: 10% (LOs 1,2,3,4,5)

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Workload

130 hours including in class time and independent study. 

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course students must have previously completed INDN2003 or equivalent, or have been permitted entry based on the results of the Indonesian language placement test. Incompatible with INDN6104.

Prescribed Texts

Course materials will be available on wattle. 

Majors

Minors

Fees

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:
1
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.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

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