This unit, offered by Open Universities Australia and Charles Darwin University, aims to provide you with the next steps towards a sound, practical command of basic Indonesian for speaking and reading purposes. As well as building on your previous knowledge, the unit aims to improve your listening, speaking, reading and writing skills.
The unit will focus on more in-depth areas and complex sentence structures. As well as the verbs, grammar, tenses and nouns, the unit will also attempt to polish your overall fluency by looking at superlatives, equal comparisons, socio-cultural notes and past and future tenses.
While the focus is on language, you will also gain precious insights into Indonesian culture to get a better understanding of the area and the differences in Australian culture.
It’s recommended that you have completed the following unit:
Indonesian Studies 1A
Areas of study
In this language unit, the topics you will study include:
Descriptions – location of places; comparisons, superlatives, equal comparisons; socio-cultural notes: social status
Expressing preferences and dislikes (lebih suka); please – tolong and coba; Socio-cultural notes: development
Tenses – adverbs of time, aspect markers; negatives – of aspects markers; apologies, regrets, sympathies, thanks
MeN kan verbs; MeN kan verbs with requests; writing a memo; socio-cultural notes: terms of address (Java)
Shopping questions; saja – only, just; MeN verbs, rupiag and kilograms; containers, classifiers; socio-cultural notes: sports
Educational terms and acronyms; adverbs – adverbs of manner, adverbs of degree; MeN I verbs
Grammer in use: suka, senang, gemar; sports and pastimes; expressing interest or boredom; socio-cultural notes: sports
Making future plans – apa rencana? Apa yang akan Saudara kerjakan? Apakah akan? Apakah ada acara? Bagaimana kalau?; Di_form (passive)
Nouns with affixes (prefix or suffix); business acronyms; socio-cultural notes: business in Indonesia
Nouns with affixes (continues), peN an, per an; socio-cultural notes: health care, herbal medicines, cashiers
This unit is not currently a requirement for any course. Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.
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A language is one of the key skills most admired by employers and can improve your employability. By completing this unit, you will not only have a deep understanding of the Indonesian language but also be enriched by an understanding for their culture.
Being an Indonesian speaker could result in you getting a career in a multi-national company that trades with Indonesia or result in a job in the country. The Indonesian Studies 1B unit could also prove most beneficial for anyone wishing to travel to the area, study abroad, or teach in Indonesia.
How else will I benefit from this unit?
Upon successful completion of this unit you will receive credit for competencies in Indonesian Studies 1B from Charles Darwin University.
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Gain industry-relevant skills and transferrable knowledge.
Government financial support through FEE-HELP may be available.
Studying single units allows you the flexibility to work towards a qualification at your own pace.
Receive Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for this unit across a number of OUAs full degree programs.
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Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).
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This online unit will provide you with a basic introduction to Indonesian language and culture. Offered by Charles Darwin University, this unit will guide you through the cornerstone of the language, allow you to hold conversations and will enable you to gain an insight into the fundamental values of Indonesian culture and language.
The online unit offered by Charles Darwin University looks to build on and improve your level of command of Indonesian in speaking, reading, writing and listening to Indonesian language in both formal and informal registers.
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