Indonesian 2

Subject INDO10006 (2014)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2014.

Credit Points: 12.50
Level: 1 (Undergraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject is not offered in 2014.

Time Commitment: Contact Hours: Two 2-hour language seminars per week.
Total Time Commitment:

4 contact hours per week and 6 additional hours per week. 120 hours per semester.


INDO10005 Indonesian 1 or equivalent or Asia Institute permission.

New students will have their appropriate entry point determined by the Asia Institute, based on evidence of prior learning and/or results of a placement test as required. Placement Test information here.



Recommended Background Knowledge:


Non Allowed Subjects:

Students who have successfully completed he following are ineligible: INDO10006 Indonesian 1B; INDO20011 Indonesian 1B; INDO30013 Indonesian 1B.

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:


Dr Edwin Jurriens

Subject Overview:

Students will build on their knowledge of Indonesian language and society to further develop their ability to communicate through Indonesian. Expanded knowledge of sentence structure and vocabulary will allow students to begin exploring themes important to Indonesian society such as urban lifestyles, local traditions and religious celebrations, and the effects of tourism. Students will continue to develop their abilities in conversational interaction, interviewing and planning and reporting activities through speaking and writing.

Learning Outcomes:

At the end of this subject students will:

• understand basic concepts that inform social life in Indonesia, such as occupations and religious celebrations;
• be able to conduct simple interviews and produce simple narratives
• have a foundational knowledge of basic Indonesian verb structures and time sequencing in sentences;


2 pieces of written works, 200 words each (due early and late semester) 20%, journal (ongoing throughout semester) 10%, 3 revision tests each 1 hour, each 10% (early, mid and late semester) 30%, 2-hour written examination (during examination period) 30%, 5-minute oral examination (during examination period) 5%, and class participation (ngoing throughout semester) 5%. 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.

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Generic Skills:

On completion of this subject students should:

• develop communication skills;
• develop enhanced observational skills and attention to detail;
• acquire time management and planning skills.


New students will have their appropriate entry point determined by the Asia Institute, based on evidence of prior learning and/or results of a placement test as required. Placement Test information here.

Related Course(s): Diploma in Modern Languages (Indonesian)
Related Majors/Minors/Specialisations: Indonesian
Indonesian Major
Related Breadth Track(s): Indonesian - Entry Point 1

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