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IND2022 Intermediate Indonesian B

Semester 2, 2011 External Toowoomba
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Arts
School or Department : School of Humanities and Communication

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Examiner: Zi Adnan
Moderator: Rhod McNeill


Pre-requisite: IND2021


The study of Indonesian Language is intended to provide an opportunity to develop conversational and written linguistic skills in Indonesian at both colloquial and formal levels. Students will be given a strong foundation in vocabulary and grammar for comprehending the rules and conventions of contemporary language usage. Through a structured sequence of learning, students will be assisted to attain an active and productive command of the language. The course will develop not only correct linguistic performance, but through a close linkage between language and cultural features, it will develop communicative competence in the use of Indonesian language. A further 750 words will be added to the students' vocabulary in this course.


On successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  1. listen to and conduct specific social conversations;
  2. read intermediate level passages and stories with comprehension, and more difficult passages for gist;
  3. write and compose dialogues, descriptions and simple essays in Indonesian;
  4. demonstrate further knowledge of Indonesian grammar, usage and idioms;
  5. demonstrate familiarity with an additional 750 words of Indonesian vocabulary.


Description Weighting(%)
1. Morphology: Deeper study of affixation system: focuses on prefixes, suffixes, and infixes. 50.00
2. Reading and Writing: Expansion of vocabulary by 750 words. Lexical and functional items, integrated with range of vocabulary already achieved. 50.00

Text and materials required to be purchased or accessed

ALL textbooks and materials available to be purchased can be sourced from USQ's Online Bookshop (unless otherwise stated). (

Please contact us for alternative purchase options from USQ Bookshop. (

  • Echols, JM & Shadily, H 1975, An English-Indonesian dictionary, Cornell University Press, Ithaca, NY.
  • Echols, JM & Shadily, H 1975, An Indonesian-English dictionary, Cornell University Press, Ithaca, NY.
    (latest paperback edition.)
  • The textbook for this unit is INDN 202 Modules 10, 11 & 12 Resource Materials (Mari Kuasai Bahasa dan Budaya Indonesia) by Dr Zi Adnan. This book contains 3 modules (Modules 10, 11 and 12). Each module is accompanied by an audio CD. The textbook should be purchased from the United Campus Bookshop (UCB) (telephone: (02) 6772 3468 or email

Reference materials

Reference materials are materials that, if accessed by students, may improve their knowledge and understanding of the material in the course and enrich their learning experience.
  • Sneddon, JN 2000, Understanding Indonesian grammar - a student's reference and workbook, Allen & Unwin, St Leonards, NSW.
  • CD ROM: Bahasa Indonesia (Courage Software).

Student workload requirements

Activity Hours
Directed Study 30.00
Examinations 2.00
Private Study 130.00

Assessment details

Description Marks out of Wtg (%) Due Date Notes
QUIZ 1 100 2 11 Sep 2011
ASSIGNMENT 1 100 20 27 Sep 2011 (see note 1)
ONLINE QUIZ 2 100 3 16 Oct 2011
ASSIGNMENT 2 100 20 17 Oct 2011 (see note 2)
EXAMINATION - 2 HOURS 100 50 End S2 (see note 3)

  1. Written, Oral & Aural Assignment 1. This assessment is aligned with all objectives.
  2. Written, Oral & Aural Assignment 2. This assessment is aligned with all objectives
  3. Students will be advised of the official exam date after timetable has been finalised

Important assessment information

  1. Attendance requirements:
    Attendance at the scheduled Oral consultation (through vocalize conference room: except during non-teaching, and in UNE online Bulletin Board discussion is not compulsory but students will be better enabled to meet course objectives. It is the student's responsibility to study all material provided to them or required to be accessed by them to maximise their chance of meeting the objectives of the course and to be informed of course-related activities and administration.

  2. Requirements for students to complete each assessment item satisfactorily:
    To successfully complete an individual assessment item, a student must achieve at least 50% of the marks or a grade of at least C-. This statement must be read in conjunction with Statement 4 below.

  3. Penalties for late submission of required work:
    If students submit assignments after the due date without prior approval, then a penalty of 5% of the total marks available for the assignment will apply for each of the first TEN working days late, after which a zero mark will be given.

  4. Requirements for student to be awarded a passing grade in the course:
    To be assured of receiving a passing grade a student must achieve at least 50% of the total weighted marks available for the course.

  5. Method used to combine assessment results to attain final grade:
    The final grades for students will be assigned on the basis of the aggregate of the weighted marks obtained for each of the summative assessment items in the course.

  6. Examination information:
    The exam for this course is a CLOSED EXAMINATION, and candidates are allowed to bring only writing and drawing instruments into the examination.

  7. Examination period when Deferred/Supplementary examinations will be held:
    Any deferred or supplementary examinations for this course will be held during the next examination period.

  8. University Student Policies:
    Students should read the USQ policies: Definitions, Assessment and Student Academic Misconduct to avoid actions which might contravene University policies and practices. These policies can be found at

Assessment notes

  1. (a) The due date for an assignment is the date by which a student must despatch the assignment to the USQ. The onus is on the student to provide proof of the despatch date, if requested by the Examiner. (b) Students must retain a copy of each item submitted for assessment. This must be despatched to USQ within 24 hours if requested by the Examiner. (c) In accordance with University's Assignment Extension Policy (Regulation 5.6.1), the examiner of a course may grant an extension of the due date of an assignment in extenuating circumstances such as documented ill-health. (d) In the event that a due date for an assignment falls on a local public holiday in their area, such as a Show holiday, the due date for the assignment will be the next day. Students are to note on the assignment cover the date of the public holiday for the examiner's convenience. (e) Students who do not have regular access to postal services or who are otherwise disadvantaged by these regulations may be given special consideration. They should contact the examiner of the course to negotiate such special arrangements. (f) Students who have undertaken all of the required assessments in the course but who have failed to meet some of the specified objectives of the course within the normally prescribed time may be awarded the temporary grade: IM (Incomplete-Makeup). An IM grade will only be awarded when, in the opinion of the examiner, a student will be able to achieve the remaining objectives of the course after a period of non-directed personal study. (g) Students who, for medical, family/personal, or employment-related reasons, are unable to complete an assignment or sit for an examination at the scheduled time, may apply to defer an assessment in the course. Such a request must be accompanied by appropriate supporting documentation. One of the following temporary grades may be awarded: IDS (Incomplete - Deferred Examination; IDM (Incomplete Deferred Make-up); IDB (Incomplete - Both Deferred Examination and Deferred Make-up).

  2. Students will require access to email and have internet access to UConnect for this course.

Other requirements

  1. This course has been designed by the University of New England for delivery in 'blended model' by the University of Southern Queensland. The tutorial support staff and the examiner/moderator are UNE staff working in cooperation with the Faculty of Arts at USQ.