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Indonesian 1

Vak 2018-2019

Admission requirements

No admission requirements

Description

Indonesian Language 1 is an intensive language course for beginners, in which students acquire the basic grammar and basic vocabulary of Indonesian, as well as cultural knowledge necessary for effective communication in this language. The course consists of three closely linked components: Grammar, Vocabulary and Language Use.

Course objectives

• The ability to communicate effectively with limited means in Indonesian cultural contexts.
• Basic knowledge of the vocabulary , morphology and syntax of Indonesian in order to be able to speak, read, and write on a simple level, and to be able to understand simple spoken messages. The overall level to be attained in this course for active and receptive language use according to the Common European Framework of Reference is A1.
• Basic knowledge of the grammar of Indonesian and the ability to apply this knowledge in oral and written discourse.

Timetable

The timetable is available on the website of the Timetable

Mode of instruction

Seminar (Three two hour seminars every week)

Attendance and participation are obligatory. Classes missed for a good reason (to the discretion of the conveners and to be discussed BEFORE the class takes place) will have to be made up with an extra assignment. Absence of more than 9 classes automatically implies exclusion from the term end exams. Being absent without notification can result in a lower grade or exclusion from the term end exams and a failing grade for the course .

Course Load

Total course load for the course: 280 hours.
•Hours spent on attending lectures and seminars: 72 hours.
•Approximate time for preparing for classes by studying the course materials and memorizing and revising the vocabulary: 130 hours
•Approximate time for completing the homework: 75 hours
•Examination: 3 hours

Assessment method

Assessment

The assessment of Indonesian 1 consists of the following elements:
• Marks for the weekly written homework for both the Grammar, Vocabulary and Language Use components
• Two vocabulary tests
• An oral examination at the end of the course
• A written examination at the end of the course

Weighing

The assessment of Indonesian 1 consists of the following elements:
• Marks for the weekly written homework for both the Grammar, Vocabulary and Language Use components (this counts for 40% of the overall mark). The homework must be submitted through Blackboard. Late submissions will not be assessed and receive a mark of “1”. Students must do the homework individually.
• Two vocabulary tests (for a total of 20% of the overall mark). The first test is taken during the mid-term period; the second test at the end of the course.
• An oral examination at the end of the course (20% of the overall mark).
• A written examination at the end of the course (20% of the overall mark).
To pass the course, students must have contributed actively to at least 75% of class meetings and receive an overall mark for the course of 5.50 (=6) or higher.

Resit

A resit exam is possible only for the written examination at the end of the course (20%). The course is an integrated whole. All categories must be completed in the same academic year. No partial marks can be carried over into following years.

Exam review

How and when an exam review will take place will be disclosed together with the publication of the exam results at the latest. If a student requests a review within 30 days after publication of the exam results, an exam review will have to be organized.

Blackboard

Blackboard is used for:
• Announcements
• course materials
• making available of homework and assignments
• submission of homework and assignments by students
Blackboard serves as the primary means of communication about the course between instructors and students outside class meetings. Registration for the course on Blackboard is essential.

Reading list

For the Grammar Component:
• Sneddon, James Neil, K. Alexander Adelaar, Michael C. Ewing & Dwi Noverini Djenar. 2010. Indonesian: A Comprehensive Grammar. London [etc.]: Routledge.
• Djenar, Dwi Noverini. 2005. A Student’s Guide to Indonesian Grammar. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
• Other Material provided by the lecturers.
For the Vocabulary Component:
• Rovita, Dien et al. 2010. Untaian bahasa 1 & 2. Jakarta: PIBA, LBI, FIB, Universitas Indonesia (provided by the lecturers).
• Other Material provided by the lecturers.
For the Language Use Component:
• Sugono, Dedy et al. 2008. Lentera Indonesia 1. Jakarta: Pusat Bahasa. (provided by the lecturers).
• Other Material provided by the lecturers.

Registration

Enrolment through uSis is mandatory.
General information about uSis is available on the website

Registration Studeren à la carte and Contractonderwijs

Not applicable

Contact

Dr. A.T.P.G. van Engelenhoven (course coordinator)
Dr. Suryadi

Remarks

None