INDO2407 Indonesian 7

Credit
6 points
Offering
(see Timetable)
AvailabilityLocationMode
Semester 1UWA (Perth)Face to face
Details for undergraduate courses
  • The area of knowledge for this unit is Society and Culture
  • Category A broadening unit for Bachelor of Arts students where relevant according to the broadening requirements for each student
  • Level 2 elective
Content
This unit follows on from INDO1406 Indonesian 6 and leads to INDO2408 Indonesian 8. It brings students to a sophisticated level of proficiency in both formal and informal Indonesian. It extends students' speaking, reading and writing skills through exposure to contemporary literature, films, academic Indonesian texts and journalism. Students are introduced to the world of Indonesian literature and independent film making. They read short stories in Indonesian and study a popular Indonesian movie in detail. Students are also expected to achieve a high level of skill in writing through completing an extended academic essay in Indonesian on a contemporary social, cultural or political issue in Indonesia. By doing so, students gain not only a high level of proficiency in reading and writing, but also a detailed knowledge of contemporary problems in Indonesia. Areas covered in the unit include literary, journalistic, academic and colloquial Indonesian including Jakartan slang or 'bahasa gaul'.
Outcomes
Students are able to (1) perform effectively in situations pertinent to social and community life and everyday commerce and recreation, and generally in most situations pertinent to their own vocational fields—students achieve 'vocational proficiency' (Level 4) as defined by the International Second Language Proficiency Ratings; (2) demonstrate a knowledge of contemporary literature and film and express opinions with a relatively high degree of nuance; (3) read and write academic Indonesian, analyse a social, cultural or political issue using authentic Indonesian source materials and develop the capacity to interpret and perform informal Indonesian; and (4) demonstrate an awareness of the social and political context of literary and cinematic production.
Assessment
Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) participation; (2) assignments; and (3) tests. Further information is available in the unit outline.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit except in the case of a bachelor's pass degree student who has obtained a mark of 45 to 49 overall and is currently enrolled in this unit, and it is the only remaining unit that the student must pass in order to complete their course.
Unit Coordinator(s)
Dr Theresia Seputro
Unit rules
Prerequisites:
INDO1406 Indonesian 6
Incompatibility:
INDO3407 Indonesian 7
Contact hours
2 hours per week
Unit Outline
Semester 1 [SEM-1]
  • The availability of units in Semester 1, 2, etc. was correct at the time of publication but may be subject to change.
  • All students are responsible for identifying when they need assistance to improve their academic learning, research, English language and numeracy skills; seeking out the services and resources available to help them; and applying what they learn. Students are encouraged to register for free online support through GETSmart; to help themselves to the extensive range of resources on UWA's STUDYSmarter website; and to participate in WRITESmart and (ma+hs)Smart drop-ins and workshops.
  • Books and other material wherever listed may be subject to change. Book lists relating to 'Preliminary reading', 'Recommended reading' and 'Textbooks' are, in most cases, available at the University Co-operative Bookshop (from early January) and appropriate administrative offices for students to consult. Where texts are listed in the unit description above, an asterisk (*) indicates that the book is available in paperback.