Courses & Units

Introduction to Indonesian 1A HMN101

Hobart

Note:

Prospective students based in Launceston, Burnie or other parts of Tasmania and Australia, will need to enrol as Hobart off-campus.

Background speakers of Bahasa Melayu or Bahasa Indonesia will need to enrol in Advanced Indonesian (HMN313 or HMN314). In some cases, unit coordinator may approve these background speakers to enrol in Intermediate Indonesian (HMN207 or HMN208).

Introduction

This is an introductory unit for students with no prior knowledge of Indonesian. This unit will provide students with the skills to communicate and interact with Indonesian people on a range of topics, to find their way around in Indonesia, and to understand basic information written in Indonesian. It provides the foundation for an understanding of Indonesian culture and society norms, through situating the use of the Indonesian language in relevant social and cultural contexts. Learning the Indonesian language, even as a beginner, cannot be separated from learning the cultural significance in Indonesia of taboos, gestures, the concept of time, and etiquette, all of which are markedly different from Australian cultural norms.

Summary

Unit name Introduction to Indonesian 1A
Unit code HMN101
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Humanities
Discipline Global Cultures and Languages
Coordinator Doctor Wang (Taufiq) Tanasaldy
Available as student elective? Yes
Level Introductory

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 On-Campus Off-Campus International International Domestic Domestic

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 22/2/2021 23/3/2021 12/4/2021 30/5/2021

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Learning Outcomes

  • Construct phrases and sentences, making use of the basic elements of the Indonesian language including vocabulary and sentence structure.
  • Respond to basic spoken and written Indonesian, using an active vocabulary of 350.
  • Discuss examples of cross-cultural awareness for written and verbal communication in the Indonesian language.
Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
091513 $493.00 $493.00 not applicable $2,108.00

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Requisites

Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

HMN103 AND HMN100 AND XBR116

Teaching

AssessmentTest or quiz (60%)|Test or quiz (20%)|Test or quiz|Demonstration (20%)
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Textbooks

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