- Class Number 5125
- Term Code 3260
- Class Info
- Unit Value 6 units
- Topic On-campus
- Mode of Delivery In-Person and Online
- Dr Elly Kent
- Dr Elly Kent
- Myra Abubakar
- Class Dates
- Class Start Date 25/07/2022
- Class End Date 28/10/2022
- Census Date 31/08/2022
- Last Date to Enrol 01/08/2022
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.
Examination Material or equipment
All assessments will be based on the Indonesian Way Modules 5 to 8.
The Learner’s Dictionary of Today’s Indonesian
Author: George Quinn
A Student's Guide to Indonesian Grammar
Author: Dwi Noverini Djenar
Staff FeedbackStudents will be given feedback in the following forms in this course:
- Written comments
- Verbal comments
- Feedback to the whole class, to groups, to individuals, focus groups
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|Summary of Activities
|Tutorial - Week 1, 25- 29 July: Introductory Meeting and Lessons 60 - 63
|Study the lessons in The Indonesian Way BEFORE the corresponding practice classes are held. Lessons 60 - 63 Introductory Meeting An meeting will be held on Monday, 25 July 2022 (10.00am-11.00am; i.e. the first session of the class). All students are required to attend this meeting. The purpose of the introductory meeting is to give you an overview of the course (including assessment), distribute the course guide and discuss matters related to the delivery of the course using the Wattle website. Classroom instruction will start on Wednesday, 27 July 2022. After the introductory meeting, you should immediately study the text The Indonesian Way available on Wattle and allocate two hours to study and master the content of Lessons 60 and 61 in preparation for classroom work on Wednesday, 27 July 2022. Studying ahead of class like this is the beginning of your routine for the entire semester. We recommend you do this study on the Friday in the week prior, and we will allocate Thursday's class each week for revision of that week's lessons (unless there is a written test on that day). Keeping to this routine will ensure you move smoothly through the lessons in Modules 5-8 of The Indonesian Way.
|Tutorial - Week 2, 1-5 August: Lessons 64 - 68
|Study the lessons in The Indonesian Way BEFORE the corresponding practice classes are held. Lessons 64 - 68
|Tutorial - Week 3, 8-12 August: Lessons 69 - 73
|Study the lessons in The Indonesian Way BEFORE the corresponding practice classes are held. Lessons 69 - 73 Thursday: Quick Quizz 1 (vocab from module 5)
|Tutorial - Week 4, 14-19 August: Written Test 1 and Lessons 74 - 78
|Study the lessons in The Indonesian Way BEFORE the corresponding practice classes are held. Lessons 74 - 78 Thursday: Written Test 1 (on module 5, Lessons 60-76)
|Tutorial - Week 5, 22-26 August: Lessons 79 - 83
|Study the lessons in The Indonesian Way BEFORE the corresponding practice classes are held. Lessons 79 - 83 Thursday: Quick Quizz 2 (vocab from module 6)
|Tutorial - Week 6, 29 August - 2 September: Written Test 2 and Lessons 84 - 87 Semester 2 mid-semester examinations (week 1, concurrent with teaching)
|Study the lessons in The Indonesian Way BEFORE the corresponding practice classes are held. Lessons 84 - 87 Thursday: Written Test 2 (on Module 6, Lessons 77–87)
|Semester 2 mid-semester examinations (week 2), 19 - 23 September
|Mid-Semester Oral Exam (NO CLASS)
|Tutorial - Week 8, 23- 30 September: Lessons 88 - 93
|Study the lessons in The Indonesian Way BEFORE the corresponding practice classes are held. Lessons 88 - 93
|Tutorial - Week 9, 3 - 7 October: Lessons 94 - 98
|Study the lessons in The Indonesian Way BEFORE the corresponding practice classes are held. Monday is the Labour Day Holiday (NO CLASS). Lessons 94 - 98 Thursday: Quick Quizz 3 (vocab from module 7)
|Tutorial - Week 10, 10 - 14 October: Written Test 3 and Lessons 99 - 101
|Study the lessons in The Indonesian Way BEFORE the corresponding practice classes are held. Lessons 99 - 101 Thursday: Written Test 3 (on Module 7, Lessons 88 –99)
|Tutorial - Week 11, 17 - 21 Oct: Lessons 102 - 107
|Study the lessons in The Indonesian Way BEFORE the corresponding practice classes are held. Lessons 102 - 107 Thursday: Quick Quizz 4 (vocab from module 8)
|Tutorial - Week 12, 24 - 28 October: Written Test 4 and Lessons 108 - 113
|Study the lessons in The Indonesian Way BEFORE the corresponding practice classes are held. Lessons 108 - 113 Thursday: Written Test 4 (on Module 8, Lessons 100 –113)
|Week 13, Oral Exam Week, 31 - 4 November: Final Semester Oral Exam
|Final Semester Oral Exam
|Mid-term Oral Exam
|Final Oral Exam
* If the Due Date and Return of Assessment date are blank, see the Assessment Tab for specific Assessment Task details
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Emphasis in Indonesian 2 is on spoken Indonesian, although you do have to do a certain amount of reading as well. To do well it is not enough just to work through the set text, read the reading passages and do the written exercises. Reading and writing are important, of course, but they are mainly support activities to help you to use Indonesian orally. To pass, you must show above all that you can talk in Indonesian.
Indonesian language classes are likely to be a lot different from study in most other subject domains, and you will have to get used to this difference. Learning to speak another language is not only an intellectual exercise. It is also in some ways like learning to play a sport or mastering a musical instrument – requiring physical skills, memory and habit. You have to train your mouth and throat to produce different noises, and train your mind to think and respond automatically in a fashion that is sometimes a lot different from what you are used to. This cannot be done simply by deciding to do it, or by thinking and reading about it. It demands disciplined practice - often repetitious practice.
Make sure you regularly check the Wattle site for Indonesian 2 at the Australian National University website. It carries information about the course, special notices, textbooks, audio files, etc.
Indonesian is very different from English but it does seem to have at least two features going for it that make it initially accessible and attractive to English-speaking learners. First, unlike most Asian languages, Indonesian uses a familiar script. The peoples of the Indonesian islands used to have indigenous scripts derived from Arabic and Indian scripts but these days they have largely adopted Roman script, the same as is used for writing English. Second, as James Sneddon ( remarks, Indonesian grammar has certain features which allow the learner to quickly acquire a very basic proficiency. In the initial stages of study, these two factors make it possible for the English-speaking student to make satisfyingly quick progress towards a working command of the language. Some students find, however, that Indonesian gets harder as they go along, so in the long run Indonesian is probably no easier than any other language.
Indonesian 2 is more intensive than Indonesian 1, but also more rewarding. As you will have discovered from Indonesian 1, it is very important to be regular and disciplined in your study habits. To cope with the pressures of the course you should aim to spend an average of five to ten hours a week preparing for Indonesian classes and reviewing the work you have already done. Study the vocabulary from the lessons at every odd moment you can spare and seek out every opportunity to practise talking with other members of the class and with native-speakers of Indonesian.
It is very important to attend all the classes and to participate actively in them. Because each stage of the course builds on the previous one, you can't “dip in” here and there and do only certain parts. Also, if you miss classes and fall behind, you will quickly become rusty and will find it difficult to catch up. You’ve got to “maintain your fitness”, linguistically speaking. A lot of activity in class takes the form of practice in pairs, so if you often do not attend or if you fall behind, this can also have a bad effect on others in the class.
Learning a language takes time. It also demands tolerance and flexibility of mind. It is important not only to practice intensively in class but to use your initiative to seek opportunities to practise outside the classroom, even off-campus, as well.
Assessment Task 1
Learning Outcomes: 1,2
There are four major written tests in the course of the course. The questions in these tests are drawn directly from the lists of vocabulary, sentence patterns and exercises in the lessons of The Indonesian Way. Mastery of pronunciation and fluency in conversation is NOT tested in these tests (these are assessed in the instructors’ assessment and in the oral examinations). So, to do well in a written test you need to have completed all the exercises in the module concerned and memorised all the vocabulary in the module.
Test One - all the vocabulary, sentence patterns and exercises in Module 5.
Test Two - all the vocabulary, sentence patterns and exercises in Module 6.
Test Three - all the vocabulary, sentence patterns and exercises in Module 7.
Test Four - all the vocabulary, sentence patterns and exercises in Module 8.
The four tests are worth 7.5% each or a total of 30% of your final assessment for INDN1003.
Dates for Written Tests are as follows:
- Test One: Thursday of Week 4 (Thursday 18th August)
- Test Two: Thursday of Week 6 (Thursday 1 September)
- Test Three: Thursday of Week 10 (Thursday, 13 October)
- Test Four: Thursday of Week 12 (Thursday 27 October)
Dates of return for the written tests are within 2 weeks from each of the above dates where possible.
Assessment Task 2
Learning Outcomes: 1,2,3,4
Your instructors will make notes on your classroom performance. At the end of the semester these will be collated to produce the “Instructors’ Assessment” which is worth 10% of your final mark.
The main items to be assessed are:
*evidence of preparation for classes (bearing in mind lessons in The Indonesian Way should be studied prior to practice of them in class),
*the quality of participation in pair works, role plays and other classroom activities,
*correctness and fluency in use of Indonesian in class and pronunciation.
Assessment Task 3
Learning Outcomes: 1,2,3,4
Four quick quizzes will be assigned as part of your vocabulary revision throughout the course, in weeks 3, 5, 9 and 11. These quizzes will comprise 20 vocabulary words and 5 short sentence questions (multiple choice). There will only be one correct answer for each question, in line with the vocabulary provided in the corresponding module from The Indonesian Way. Preparing for and taking the quizz will help you to prepare for the written test the following week.
Vocabulary lists from each module will be available for you to study online throughout the course. It is recommended that you do this on a regular basis, and practice with your classmates where possible.
Assessment Task 4
Learning Outcomes: 1,2,3,4
Mid-term Oral Exam
The main objective of the Indonesian 2 course is to give you a strong foundation in speaking skills, and the emphasis in class work is on speaking skills. So, it is essential and appropriate that the lion’s share of marks be allocated for the assessment of speaking skills. This is why the oral examinations and presentation worth a total of 50% of your final result.
The oral examinations test your communicative competence in Indonesian. Most marks are awarded for capacity to communicate in Indonesian in a conversational situation. Marks are also allocated for correctness of pronunciation and command of grammar and vocabulary.
You take both the mid-semester oral and the end-of-semester oral exams in pairs. In both examinations, you face one or two examiners, at least one of whom is a regular teacher of Indonesian 2. The examination is audio-recorded. You will receive a copy of the examiners' written notes about your performance within 2 weeks.
The mid-term oral examination lasts for around 15 minutes and takes the form of a role-play. Given the brevity of the examinations it is most important for you to show initiative, creativity, fluency and capacity to keep your head in the twists and turns of a conversation. You will be given a situation that have been covered in The Indonesian Way and intensively practised in class. The detailed instruction about the oral examinations will be posted in Wattle at least two weeks before each examination.
You should note the following points about the mid-term oral examination:
** You are expected to prepare a dialogue, which lasts for 8 – 10 minutes on one of the topics provided in the instruction sheet. After you finish performing the dialogue, the examiners will ask questions to each of you about matters related to the topic of your dialogue and to other topics covered in the modules (list of possible questions will be provided).
** During the examination, you are not permitted to refer to notes or a dictionary. However, you are encouraged to bring aids and accessories to the exam. These can be, for example, pictures, name tags, costumes, objects – in short, whatever will help you speak better and make your dialogues more vivid.
Dates: in Week 7 from Monday, 19 September until Thursday, 22 September 2021, at hours to be determined by appointment.
Assessment Task 5
Learning Outcomes: 1,2,3,4
Final Oral Exam
You also take the final oral exam in pairs, but unlike the mid-term exam, you do not need to prepare a script beforehand. The oral examination lasts for around 15 minutes and takes the form of an impromptu role-play. You will be given a situation, a list of words and expressions that have been covered in The Indonesian Way and intensively practised in class.
The examination is audio-recorded. You will receive a copy of the examiners' written notes about your performance within 2 weeks, but the marks for the final exam will not be released to you until the course results are released. The detailed instruction about the oral examinations will be posted in Wattle at least two weeks before each examination.
You should note the following points about the final oral examination:
** You and your partner will need to draw lots to pick one of the five scenarios provided in the instruction sheet. You have 15 minutes to prepare a role-play (while the other pair is taking their exam). In the middle of the role-play, the examiner will join in as an unexpected guest.
** During the examination, you are not permitted to refer to notes or a dictionary, nor do you need to prepare any aids or props.
Dates: in Exam Period from Monday, 31 October until Thursday, 3 November 2021, at hours to be determined by appointment.
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Dr Elly Kent
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