AIF242 - Formal and Informal Indonesian B


2021 unit information

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

AIF241 or permission from unit chair



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Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150-hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

1 x 1-hour class per week, 1 x 2-hour seminar per week

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

1 x 1-hour class (recordings provided) per week, 1 x 2-hour online seminar per week


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.

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