Indonesian Studies 2A - 2017

Unit summary


  • Level of Study: Undergraduate Level 2
  • Study load: 0.125 EFTSL
  • Delivery method: Web Dependent
  • Prerequisites: Yes
  • Duration: 13 weeks
  • Government loans available: FEE-HELP
  • Availability for 2016: SP1
  • Availability for 2017: SP1
  • Assessment: Assignment 1 - written and oral (25%) , Assignment 2 - written and oral (35%) - Learn more

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2017 Fees
Domestic 793.00
International 1,043.00

This unit builds on the proficiency level achieved in IND11 and IND12. Students are guided to a higher level of command of the language in speaking, reading, writing and listening to Indonesian language in both formal and informal registers. The interpenetration of language and culture in introduced through readings and dialogues constructed around real-world situations requiring socio-cultural skills in addition to survival skills introduced in the first year of study.

This is an intermediate course in Indonesian language that expands your social proficiency while deepening understanding of Indonesian morphology, especially word formation through affixes. Aspects of Indonesian culture provide opportunities for discussion on comparisons with Western cultural norms and change in both societies.

At the completion of this unit students will be able to:

  1. use and create 'ber', 'me' and 'meN-kan' verbs
  2. use classifiers such as 'seorang', 'seekor ', 'sebuah'
  3. apply duplication words
  4. form nouns from verbal roots
  5. apply the suffix 'nya' and the particle 'nya '
  6. use conjunctions and 'Makin lama makin ... '
  7. recall various leisure activities and make arrangements to do something.
  • Assignment 1 — written and oral (25%)
  • Assignment 2 — written and oral (35%)
  • Assignment 3 — written and oral (40%)

Recommended prerequisites

You are recommended to have completed the following unit(s) or have equivalent knowledge before starting this unit:

This unit addresses the following topics.

1Orang ketiga text and related learning activities
2Berbahaya text and related learning activities
3Ada acara? with related learning activities

This unit is delivered using the following methods and materials:

Instructional Methods

  • Audio/Video conferencing

Online materials

  • Online Assessment
  • Printable format materials
  • Resources and Links

This unit is not currently a requirement for any courses, but may be eligible for credit.

  1. Many undergraduate courses on offer through OUA include 'open elective' where any OUA unit can be credited to the course. You need to check the Award Requirements on the course page for the number of allowed open electives and any level limitations.
  2. In other cases, the content of this unit might be relevant to a course on offer through OUA or elsewhere. In order to receive credit for this unit in the course you will need to supply the provider institution with a copy of the Unit Profile in the approved format, which you can download here. Note that the Unit Profile is set at the start of the year, and if textbooks change this may not match the Co-Op textbook list.

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