Indonesian 3A

Subject INDO20008 (2011)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.

Credit Points: 12.50
Level: 2 (Undergraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject is not offered in 2011.

Time Commitment: Contact Hours: Four hours of language classes per week
Total Time Commitment: 4 contact hours/week , 4 additional hours/week. Total of 8 hours per week.
Prerequisites: INDO20008 Indonesian 2B or equivalent.
Corequisites: None.
Recommended Background Knowledge: None.
Non Allowed Subjects: None.
Core Participation Requirements: For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry.The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website:


Ms Elisabeth Riharti
Subject Overview:

This is an advanced subject in which students learn to discuss, read and write with confidence about a wide variety of topics in Indonesian. Indonesian reading materials include a variety of short literary texts and articles about current events in Indonesia.

  • be able to discuss, read and write with confidence about a wide variety of topics.
  • have read in Indonesian a variety of short literary texts and articles about current events in Indonesia.
  • acquire the skills to present argument and analysis in a foreign language.
  • learn to use Indonesian as a means for abstract thinking.
  • learn about contemporary political, social, cultural and historical phenomena and learn to discuss these with confidence.

A 2-hour examination 40% (due during the examination period), a 10-minute oral examination 10% (due during the examination period), a 1.5 hour test (due mid-semester) 20%, a 1000-word summary (due late semester) 20% and continuous class participation 10%.

Class attendance is required for this subject; if you do not attend a minimum of 80% of classes without an approved exemption you will not be eligible for a pass in this subject. Assessment submitted late without an approved extension will be penalised at 10% per day. In-class tasks missed without approval will not be marked. All pieces of written work must be submitted to pass this subject.

Prescribed Texts:

Materials supplied by the Institute.

Recommended Texts:


Breadth Options:

This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:

You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills:
  • acquire written communication skills through essay writing and seminar discussion.
  • show attention to detail through essay preparation and writing.
  • acquire time management and planning skills through managing and organising workloads for recommended reading, essay and assignment completion.
  • acquire public speaking skills through tutorial and seminar discussion and class presentations.
Notes: Available at 3rd year for Beginners stream students, 2nd year for Post-VCE stream students and 1st year for Advanced Post-VCE stream students.
Related Course(s): Diploma in Modern Languages (Indonesian)
Related Majors/Minors/Specialisations: Indonesian
Indonesian Major
Related Breadth Track(s): Indonesian for beginners
Indonesian - Post-VCE

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