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Indonesian 3 Intermediate

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2019-2020

Admission requirements

This course is only available for students in the BA International Studies programme who have passed Indonesian 1 Beginners and Indonesian 2 Pre-Intermediate.

Description

The course Indonesian 3 Intermediate is the third / the last course in a series of Indonesian language acquisition courses within the International Studies Program. It will aid further development of Indonesian language skills acquired in Indonesian 2 Pre-Intermediate to intermediate level. The course systematically expands vocabulary, grammar and language structures, leading to a deeper comprehension of style and usage in Indonesian. The course emphasizes on advanced structures, reading and understanding of variety of oral and written texts, and the development of oral and aural competency in Indonesian.

Course objectives

The course enables the students to achieve a good level B1 of the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR). The students have the ability to express themselves in a limited way in familiar situations and to deal in a general way with nonroutine information.
For example:

  • Can ask to open an account at a bank, provided that the procedure is straightforward;

  • Can understand the main points of clear standard input on familiar matters regularly encountered in work, school, leisure, etc.;

  • Can deal with most situations likely to arise while traveling in an area where the language is spoken;

  • Can produce simple connected text on topics that are familiar or of personal interest;

  • Can describe experiences and events, dreams, hopes and ambitions, and briefly give reasons and explanations for opinions and plans.

Skill CEFR Level
Reading B1
Writing A2
Listening B1
Speaking A2

Timetable

The timetable is available on the BA International Studies website.

Mode of instruction

Tutorials

Two two-hour tutorials every week, with the exception of the midterm exam week. Attending all tutorial sessions is compulsory. If you are unable to attend a session, please inform your tutor in advance, providing a valid reason for your absence. Being absent will result in a lowering of the participation grade with 0.5 for every absence after the first four (4) times.

Course Load

Total course load for this course is 5 EC (1 EC = 28 hours), which equals 140 hours, broken down by:

Component Estimated time
Attending classes 48 hours
Assessment hours (exams) 6 hours
Preparing for classes, exams and extra activities 86 hours

Assessment method

Assessment

  • Written (grammar), reading, listening and speaking (oral) exams.

Weighing

Partial grade Weighing
Reading 20%
Writing 20%
Listening 20%
Speaking 20%
Participation 20%

End Grade

  • To successfully complete the course, please take note that the End Grade of the course is established by determining the weighted average of the in-class oral and listening performance, and written exams.

  • The End Grade needs to be a 6.0 or higher to pass the course.

Resit

If the End Grade is insufficient (lower than a 6.0), there is a possibility of retaking the full 80% of the exam material (exams, quizzes, Midterm Exam and Final Exam). No resit for the tutorial (participation and homework) is possible.

Exam review and feedback

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 will be used for this course. Students are requested to enroll on Blackboard, but only after correct enrolment in uSis.

Reading list

  • James N. Sneddon, Understanding Indonesian Grammar. Crows Nest NSW: Allen & Unwin, 2000.

  • Dwi Noferini Djenar. A Student’s Guide to Indonesian Grammar. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003.

  • Reading and listening materials taken from media provided by instructor and will be handed out through Blackboard.

Registration

  • Enrolment through uSis for Tutorials is mandatory.

  • Students will be enrolled for Exams by the Administration Office, as long as they have a valid Tutorial enrolment.

  • General information about uSis is available here.

Registration Studeren à la carte and Contractonderwijs

Not applicable

Contact

Dr. S. Suryadi

When contacting lecturers or tutors, please include your full name, student number, and tutorial group number.
Please use your University email-address (uMail) when communicating with any person or department within Leiden University.

Student Affairs Office for BA International Studies

Remarks

This course uses an integrated communicative language learning method. Therefore active participation in the classroom activities is essential for successful learning outcomes.