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240604 KU Indonesian language course advanced B2 (2021W)

Continuous assessment of course work

Registration via email: gabriele.weichart@univie.ac.at
We 15.12. 17:00-18:30 Digital


Language: Indonesisch


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Wednesday 13.10. 17:00 - 18:30 Digital
Wednesday 20.10. 17:00 - 18:30 Digital
Wednesday 27.10. 17:00 - 18:30 Digital
Wednesday 03.11. 17:00 - 18:30 Digital
Wednesday 10.11. 17:00 - 18:30 Digital
Wednesday 17.11. 17:00 - 18:30 Digital
Wednesday 24.11. 17:00 - 18:30 Digital
Wednesday 01.12. 17:00 - 18:30 Digital
Wednesday 12.01. 17:00 - 18:30 Digital
Wednesday 19.01. 17:00 - 18:30 Digital
Wednesday 26.01. 17:00 - 18:30 Digital


Aims, contents and method of the course

The Indonesian course aims to facilitate students who want to learn the Indonesian language. All classes will be taught online. It will focus on 4 types of language skills which are listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Listening and reading are the receptive skills, whereas writing and speaking are the productive skills. The main textbook used in the classes is "Sahabatku Indonesia". There are "Sahabatku Indonesia" A1, A2, B1, B2, and C1. In addition to the "Sahabatku Indonesia" textbook, there are additional materials that will be used.
The teaching methods are based on the communications approach that emphasizes the use of language in accordance with a communication language function. The learning process is aims to enable the students to use the language correctly. In class, typical activities of this approach are: games, problem-solving tasks, and role-play.
Motivation is a central element. From the beginning of the course, the teacher will raise students’ interest about the Indonesian language and culture. The role of the teacher is that of a guide, a facilitator or an instructor. Reading and writing start from the first day. Communicative competence is the goal.
After having completed level A1 and A2, the students will be able to satisfy basic and immediate survival needs and minimum courtesy requirements by using a simple vocabulary and grammar, comprehend basic conversations, read and write short and simple texts with reasonable accuracy and coherence. Selected topics would include e.g. family life, shopping, immediate environment.
After having completed level B1 and B2, the students will be able to communicate about various topics in routine social situations and of different complexities, read and write simple texts about selected topics, as for instance personal interests, education, music and arts.
After having completed level C1, the students will be able to understand long and complex texts and to explain fluently and spontaneously their perspectives and ideas on various topics, as for instance of sociocultural, political or professional contents.

Assessment and permitted materials

It consists of several kinds of worksheet, such as multiple-choice worksheets are used in the reading test; in the writing test students need to write a text about a specific topic; in the speaking test the students have to do an oral presentation about a specific topic.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Requirements for a positive grade:
1._Attendance: Full attendance or at least 80% attendance during the semester (max. 3 times absent or not attending the course).
2._The assessment will be graded from 1 to 5 which is: 1 is excellent, 2 is good, 3 is satisfactory, 4 is sufficient, and 5 is insufficient or failed. The aspects of assessment can be seen in the following:
3_Speaking test
There are some aspects that will be assessed in the speaking test; those are fluency; pronunciation and accent, vocabulary; grammar; and topic development.
4_Writing test
Text structure; language features and grammar; mechanic (punctuation and spelling); and content will be measured during the writing test.
5_Listening and reading test
The students are expected to be able to identify the general information and also specific information about a topic in a text they read and listen to.

Examination topics

Reading list

Buku Sahabatku Indonesia BIPA A1
Buku Sahabatku Indonesia A2
Buku Sahabatku Indonesia B1
Buku Sahabatku Indonesia B2
Buku Sahabatku Indonesia C1
Lentera Indonesia (Pusat Bahasa)
Tata Bahasa Acuan Bahasa Indonesia untuk Penutur Asing
VCE Indonesian Grammar Supplement

Association in the course directory

Last modified: Mo 11.10.2021 10:10