LEVEL 5 (Upper-Intermediate)
Course Description Working through a range of course materials and topics, this level prepares students for PIBBI’s most advanced course level, Level 6.  In addition to class discussions of set reading texts, Level 5 students are also expected to employ their advanced language skills in delivering a series of in-class presentations. Readings focus on a range of topics, and diverse communicative activities inside and outside the classroom are intended to cement students’ advanced Indonesian language skills.
Learning Outcomes At the end of the course, students who successfully complete this level should be able to:

  1. Communicate using advanced Indonesian language functions;
  2. Demonstrate knowledge and correct usage of advanced Indonesian grammar;
  3. Compose essays and deliver oral presentations at an academic level;
  4. Engage in extended debates and discussions based on set topics;
  5. Demonstrate knowledge and correct usage of approximately 3000 – 4000 words of Indonesian vocabulary.
# Component % weighting Notes
1 Class Participation 10% Attendance at, and active participation in, all language classes 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) 20%
3 In-class Tests (x2) 30%
4 Assignments (x4) 25% This component involves the submission of four 500-word opinion essays.

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

5 Presentations (x2) 15% Presentation 1: Students are required to present on a topic taken from Unit 1 – 8 of the course materials;

Presentation 2: Students are required to present on topic taken from Unit 9 – 16 of the course materials.

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 5 Coursebook for PIBBI Tingkat 5 (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.