2 x 2-hour practicals weekly
Enrolment not permitted
1 of ASST1101, INDO1001 has been successfully completed
Course context

No previous knowledge of the language is assumed. Students with some background knowledge of the language (either native or non-native speaker) must consult the topic co-ordinator if they wish to enrol in an Indonesian language topic.

Assignment(s), Oral
Topic description

This topic introduces beginner and near-beginner students to contemporary Indonesian language, society and culture. Functional fluency will be developed through speaking, listening, reading and writing. Students will acquire basic vocabulary and an understanding of sentence patterns required for simple communication in everyday language, and to proceed to higher levels of study.

Educational aims
To be advised
Expected learning outcomes
On completion of this topic you will be expected to be able to:

  1. Communicate simple basic personal information
  2. Express and respond to basic greetings
  3. Use very common evaluative expressions
  4. Understand basic numbers
  5. Ask and answer basic questions
  6. Understand simple time expressions and directions
  7. Recognise common notices and warnings
  8. Recognise some common food and drink items on a menu
  9. Recognise the names of a range of objects in the immediate environment

Key dates and timetable

(1), (2)

Each class is numbered in brackets.
Where more than one class is offered, students normally attend only one.

Classes are held weekly unless otherwise indicated.


If you are enrolled for this topic, but all classes for one of the activities (eg tutorials) are full,
contact your College Office for assistance. Full classes frequently occur near the start of semester.

Students may still enrol in topics with full classes as more places will be made available as needed.

If this padlock appears next to an activity name (eg Lecture), then class registration is closed for this activity.

Class registration normally closes at the end of week 2 of each semester.

Classes in a stream are grouped so that the same students attend all classes in that stream.
Registration in the stream will result in registration in all classes.
  Unless otherwise advised, classes are not held during semester breaks or on public holidays.