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AIF241 - Formal and Informal Indonesian A

Unit details

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:A Welsh

AIF142 or AIF145 or permission from unit chair



Incompatible with:

AIF246, AIF457

Contact hours:

Campus mode: 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 e-Live is required for assessable work and requires a high speed broadband connection.


This unit provides students with an appreciation of formal and informal styles of Indonesian. Students will study the use of spoken language primarily through dialogues and discussion. More formal styles of language that are common in writing are also introduced. Complex aspects of Indonesian grammar will be explored, in particular the use of affixes. Language common in certain fields such as health, education and travel will be covered. Relevant aspects of customs and culture that enhance communication skills will also be introduced.



Class participation and preparation 20%, Quizzes in CloudDeakin 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%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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