LANG 3097 Indonesian 303

Credit Points 10

Legacy Code 102775

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Description This is an advanced (Level 3) subject in the Indonesian Specialisation, which can be undertaken following on from Indonesian 202, 301, or 302 as well as by students with sufficient language skills due to Indonesian or Malay background. The subject further develops students' Indonesian academic language skills by focusing on language resources appropriate for academic purposes. Students will be exposed to a range of academic texts and related online materials to support the development of academic Indonesian skills.

School Humanities & Comm Arts

Discipline Southeast Asian Languages

Student Contribution Band HECS Band 1 10cp

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Level Undergraduate Level 3 subject

Equivalent Subjects LANG 3041 - Indonesian 303 Indonesian for Business

Assumed Knowledge

Successful completion of Indonesian 202 or Indonesian 302 or Equivalent (for example HSC Indonesian with high grades), Native Background and Previous Study in Indonesian or Malay.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:
  1. Demonstrate a detailed understanding of the social and cultural diversity of modern Indonesian society;
  2. Demonstrate a good knowledge of Indonesian and its sociolinguistic role in modern Indonesia;
  3. Communicate at an advanced level using the Indonesian language;
  4. Apply general knowledge about Indonesian culture and society to learn and interpret information in the context of effective communication.

Subject Content

High level Indonesian language readings that cover cultural, economic, and historical aspects of Indonesia.
Grammar materials and exercises.
Online materials such as news articles related to the subject themes.
Candi Borobudur untuk Masyarakat Modern
Ber- verbs
Masyarakat Indonesia Gila Bola
Figurative language
Dangdut, Musik Khas Indonesia
Mudik Lebaran
Language and social context
Maluku Kepulauan Rempah-Rempah
Complex sentences
Additional topical material as provided by the teacher and sourced by students


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
Summaries/Short answer: 5x brief summaries of readings, 4x short practice writing and translation tasks. 1,000 words equivalent 20 N Individual
Essay: 2x Indonesian short writing tasks 500 words each (20% each) 40 N Individual
Translation Task 350 words 20 N Individual
Presentation 15 minutes 20 N Individual

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