Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students consolidate the language skills acquired in the first semester of third year Indonesian. Using a range of authentic audio-visual texts and task-based communicative activities students develop their ability in interpersonal skills, their ability to talk about their lifestyle, their ability to reflect on similarities and differences in ways of doing things in Australia and Indonesia, and their ability to discuss contemporary social issues in Indonesia.

SchoolHumanities and Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorLinda Sukamta

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesGroup work tasks and assignments, pair work tasks and assignments, engagement with texts and cinematic/television representations, and reflection on own ways of doing and being. Participation in debates, oral presentation, listening, speaking, reading and writing tasks. Interpreting and translating tasks.

Capstone subjectYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules



Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready


Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Be able to critically engage with issues relating to social relations in contemporary Indonesia and be able to compare with students' own experiences.
02. To be able to synthesise and perform critical analysis of a wide variety of audio, video and printed materials and to develop and evaluate arguments
03. To develop the knowledge and practice of the interpreting and translating field

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Day


Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNita Rahayu

Class requirements

Lecture/WorkshopWeek: 30 - 42
One 1.00 hour lecture/workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture/WorkshopWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 hours lecture/workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.


Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

2 Writing tasks (1500 words in Indonesian)

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Oral presentation (750 words equivalent)

N/AOral presentationIndividualNo25 SILO2, SILO3

2 Grammar tests (750 words equivalent)

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO3

Translating & interpreting test (1000 words equivalent) Translating 200 words English into Indonesian vice versa Interpreting a dialogue, 2 written texts in Indonesian and English

N/AOtherIndividualNo35 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4