This course is only available for students in the BA International Studies programme who have passed the courses Indonesian 1 Beginners and Indonesian 2 Pre-Intermediate.
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.
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.
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.
The timetable is available on the BA International Studies website.
Mode of instruction
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 two (2) times.
Total course load for this course is 5 EC (1 EC = 28 hours), which equals 140 hours, broken down by:
Attending classes (4 hours per week over 12 weeks): 48 hours
Preparing for classes, exams and extra activities: 86 hours
Assessment hours (exams and other assessment): 6 hours
Written (grammar), reading, listening and speaking (oral) exams.
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.
If the End Grade is insufficient (lower than a 6.0), there is a possibility of retaking the full 80% of the exam material (reading, writing, speaking, and listening). No resit for the tutorial (participation) is possible.
Retaking a passing grade
Please consult the Course and Examination Regulations 2018 – 2019.
How and when an exam review takes place will be determined by the examiner. This review will be within 30 days after official publication of exam results.
James N. Sneddon, Understanding Indonesian Grammar. Crows Nest NSW: Allen & Unwin, 2000.
Reading and listening materials taken from media provided by instructor and will be handed out through blackboard.
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.
Registration Studeren à la carte and Contractonderwijs
When contacting lecturers or tutors, please include your full name, student number, and tutorial group number.
Students must attend at least 75% of the entire classes.
This course uses an integrated communicative language learning method. Therefore active participation in the classroom activities is essential for successful learning outcomes.