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Unit Overview


This postgraduate level language unit is a continuing unit to INDO5001 Indonesian for Professionals 1. It provides students further knowledge and understanding of basic Indonesian grammar and vocabulary in everyday and professional contexts at beginner level. Focusing on developing communication skills required in varied professional settings, the unit further develops confidence in listening, speaking, reading and written Indonesian. The unit is useful for broadening students' international outlook in professional contexts, and for developing independent learning skills to be applied in a professional context where the use of a foreign language and appropriate non-verbal intercultural communication skills are required. Further learning is supplemented by a number of contextual seminars in addition to language seminars, aimed at to preparing students for further independent language study.

6 points

Students are able to (1) communicate in written and spoken Indonesian on everyday topics in limited every day and professional situations; (2) apply appropriate upper beginner-level Indonesian language to selected social situations; (3) further develop basic methods of analysis relevant to language learning, as well as research and problem-solving skills through analysis of language structures and through use of resource materials to solve problems of language form; (4) achieve further comparative understanding of language and language use, in both Indonesian and English and how these differ in every day and limited professional contexts; and (5) achieve further basic capabilities to approach research topics relating to the histories, societies and cultures associated with the Indonesian language.


Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) examinations; (2) continuous assessment (including contextual seminars); and (3) oral presentation. Further information is available in the unit outline.

Student may be offered supplementary assessment in this unit if they meet the eligibility criteria.

Unit Coordinator(s)
Unit rules
INDO5001 Indonesian for Professionals 1 or equivalent as determined by the unit coordinator
INDO1402 Indonesian 2
Advisable prior study
Bachelor of Arts (BP001), Bachelor of Commerce (BP004)
Contact hours
language seminars: 2 hours per week over 6 weeks
self-directed learning
some Saturday block seminars (refer to the unit outline for further details)
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  • Contact hours provide an indication of the type and extent of in-class activities this unit may contain. The total amount of student work (including contact hours, assessment time, and self-study) will approximate 150 hours per 6 credit points.