LANG 2021 Indonesian 201

Credit Points 10

Legacy Code 102319

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Description This is a Level 2 subject in the Indonesian Specialisation. It introduces students to formal and informal registers of Indonesian and exposes them to relatively complex aspects of Indonesian grammar such as affixes. Students will study the use of spoken language mainly through participation in dialogues and discussion. More formal registers will be studied through reading and writing. Communicative settings will include fields such as health, education, and tourism.

School Humanities & Comm Arts

Discipline Southeast Asian Languages

Student Contribution Band HECS Band 1 10cp

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Level Undergraduate Level 2 subject

Assumed Knowledge

102326 Indonesian 102 or introductory level knowledge of basic language skills and general knowledge about ethnic, cultural and linguistic diversity of Indonesia.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:
  1. Use key Indonesian grammatical constructions;
  2. Differentiate between formal and informal registers of Indonesian;
  3. Demonstrate listening and reading comprehension skills;
  4. Communicate orally and in writing using various Indonesian constructions;
  5. Demonstrate awareness of some aspects of Indonesian culture and cultural appropriateness;
  6. Use the online learning environment for further language study.

Subject Content

- post-beginner Indonesian Grammar and vocabulary
- Affixes in Indonesian
- common expressions in everyday situations
- formal and informal Indonesian registers
- formal and informal communication in different settings (healthcare, education, travel, etc.)

Inherent Requirements

There are inherent requirements for this subject that you must meet in order to successfully complete this subject. Make sure you read and understand the requirements for your subject online.

Inherent Requirements


The following table summarises the standard assessment tasks for this subject. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated, where there is a difference your Learning Guide takes precedence.

Type Length Percent Threshold Individual/Group Task
Ongoing Assessment Activities 1000 words equivalent 20 N Individual
2 x Indonesian Writing Tasks 250 words 40 N Individual
2 x Oral Tests 10 mins each 40 N Individual

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