LEVEL 4 (Intermediate)
Course Description Level of the PIBBI program is designed to build upon students’ intermediate Indonesian language knowledge in order to bring their language skills up to an upper intermediate level, with materials focusing on developing students’ reading, listening, grammar, and writing skills. Readings focus on a range of topics, and diverse communicative activities both inside and outside the classroom are designed to cement students’ intermediate Indonesian language skills.
Learning Outcomes At the end of the course, students who successfully complete this level should be able to:

  1. Communicate using upper intermediate Indonesian language functions;
  2. Demonstrate knowledge and correct usage of upper intermediate Indonesian grammar: conjunctions; clauses; and prefixes and suffixes;
  3. Complete longer academic compositions (essays); and
  4. Demonstrate knowledge and correct usage of 2250 – 3000 words of Indonesian vocabulary.
# Component % weighting Notes
1 Class Participation 15% Attendance at, and active participation in, all language classes and interactive cultural experiences organised by UKSW’s LTC is required. Evidence of independent study and class preparation will be assessed through a student’s class participation.
2 In-class Quizzes (x2) 15%
3 In-class Tests (x2) 40%
4 Assignments (x12) 30% This component involves the submission of eight short essays, and preparation of four short oral presentations.

A student’s mark for this component of the course will be calculated on the basis of a student’s best five submitted essays and best three delivered presentations.

Workload The course will be taught over a period of three weeks (and approximately 60 contact hours) by UKSW’s Language Training Centre (LTC) from Salatiga, Indonesia.
Prescribed Texts Bahasaku Indonesia 4 Coursebook for PIBBI Tingkat 4 (LTC, Satya Wacana Christian University); other supplementary materials that will be provided to students upon course commencement.


*Please note the information on this page is provisional and is subject to review and change.