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AIF242 - Formal and Informal Indonesian B

Unit details

Year2018 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Alistair Welsh

Prerequisite:AIF241 or permission from unit chair


Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 1 hour Class per week, 2 x 1 hour Seminar per week

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin


Online teaching methods require internet access. For Cloud (online) mode, use of Blackboard Collaborate is required for assessable work and requires a high speed broadband connection


This unit extends students' appreciation and use of formal and informal styles of Indonesian. Students will study the use of spoken language primarily through dialogues and discussion and formal language through the study of contemporary, authentic texts similar to those used in the Indonesian media. By the end of this unit, students will have covered key aspects of Indonesian grammar and had the opportunity to use them. Students will also gain insights into Indonesian culture, including aspects of Islam and the notion of national and regional identities as reflected through the use of national and regional languages.



Class participation and preparation 20%

Continuous assessment 20%

Oral test 15%

Two 250 word essays 30%

Final test 15%


Cloud (online):

Continuous assessment 30%

Quizzes in CloudDeakin 20%

Two 250 word essays 30%

Final test 20%

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