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Indonesian 2 Pre-Intermediate

Vak
2014-2015

Admission requirements

This course is only available for students in the BA International Studies who have passsed Indonesian 1 Beginners.

Description

The course Indonesian 2 is a continuation of the course Indonesian 1, where the students themselves continue the structures and vocabulary of Indonesian own making, as well as cultural knowledge necessary for effective communication in this language. As Indonesian 1, Indonesian 2 comprises two closely interrelated parts: Structures and Communication. In the course component Structures, the emphasis is on acquiring knowledge of the grammar of the Indonesian and the ability to apply this knowledge in oral and written language. In the other part of the course, Communication, focuses on developing practical language skills through exercises in conversation, oral presentation, comprehension and writing.

Course objectives

Increasing the active and passive proficiency and the using of different affixes (level Indonesian average B1), with particular emphasis on expansion of vocabulary and gaining insight into different language situations. Because new vocabulary in context is offered, the student gets a better understanding of subtle semantic differences. In addition, the student gets a better picture of Indonesian as commonplace in Indonesia itself is used. The reach level in the European Framework is A2 or to request something.

Timetable

The timetable is available on the BA International Studies website

Mode of instruction

Three two hour tutorials every week
Attending lectures and tutorials is compulsory. If you are not able to attend a lecture or a tutorial, please inform the tutor of the course. Being absent without notification can result in a lower grade or exclusion from the final exam or essay.

Course Load

Total course load: 280 hours (10 EC)
Attending classes: 72 hours (6 hrs per week over 12 weeks)
Preparing classes, exams and extra activities : 208 hours

Assessment method

The assessment of Indonesian 2 consists of the following elements:
1. Marks for the written homework for both the Structures and Communication
components (this counts for 40% of the overall mark).
2. An oral examination at the end of the course (30% of the overall mark).
3. A written examination at the mid and at the end of the course (30% of the overall mark).

The resit will be a written exam of two hours, and will test if the students have reached the end level of this semester. This exam consists of the following components:

  • Reading and writing;

  • Written dialogue;

  • Vocabulary and grammar.

Blackboard

Blackboard will be used. For tutorial groups: please enroll in blackboard after your enrolment in uSis
Students are requested to register on Blackboard for this course.

Reading list

Readings for the Structures component
The learning materials for the Structures component are:
Team Alam Bahasa. 2013. Bahasaku: Let’s speak Indonesian 2A and 2B. Yogyakarta: Alam Bahasa Indonesia.
Westi, Erni Catur. 2010. Untaian Bahasa 2. Depok: BIPA UI.

Readings for the Communication component
The learning materials for the Communication component are:
The textbook Ayo Ngobrol / Conversational Indonesian, vol. 2, by Ellen Rafferty, Erlin

Reading books and other materials will be prepared by instructor. They will be handed out during the class or through blackboard.

Registration

Students are requested to register through uSis, the registration system of Leiden University for this course. General information about uSis is available in English and Dutch.

Registration Studeren à la carte and Contractonderwijs

Not applicable.

Contact

S.Suryadi