Learn Indonesian – even a little will make a huge difference to your business or leisure experience in Indonesia.
Enrich your experience of Indonesia and its people by learning with BBIP. Our experienced teachers are all background speakers who draw on deep personal background in Indonesian culture and language.
The language that is strategically useful, most likely to be useable on low-cost, nearby holidays and relatively easy to grasp in its basics is Indonesian. It has simple pronunciation and structure, and a phonetic script using the Roman alphabet. Hamish McDonald “Asia Pacific” Editor, April 2008.
Which Course For You?
Beginners Level 1: Survival
Learn basic communication skills for common situations like meeting people, buying something, catching a taxi, introducing yourself and others and making small-talk about yourself (family, country, reason for visit). You will practise listening to ‘get-an-ear’ for the language and become familiar with Indonesian pronunciation.
Elementary Level 3
Consolidate and broaden your vocabulary and language use.
- 3A Bisa bicara / bertemu dengan . . . ? Can I speak with / see . . . ?
Making an appointment; leaving a message; receiving a message; days, dates, times; businesses and occupations.
- 3B Gimana caranya?
Directions; asking and showing the way; filling in forms; enquiring about costs and availability; where to go for . . .
- 3C Maaf, AC tidak dingin.
Accommodation, facilities and services; check-in and check-out; enquiries and complaints; types of accommodation.
- 3D Silakan pegawai dilarang masuk.
Explaining positive and negative obligations; providing suggestions and solutions; softening a message.
Read a story by a Level 3 student and send yours in for publication when you have completed Level 3.
Beginners Level 2
Learn what to do and say in a variety of workplace and social scenarios. The four modules are similar in grammatical difficulty and complexity.
Module 2a Adik-kakak dan sanak saudara
Conduct everyday conversations with others about their families and typical daily activities.
Module 2b Kerja lembur
Conduct typical conversations about work and professions, including workplace environments and activities.
Module 2c Mau nonton?
Make arrangements for social and entertainment outings(films, exhibitions, sport, celebrations) with friends.
Module 2d Ke rumah, yuk?
Describe the locations and features of landmarks and urban, suburban and regional areas.
Maintain your Indonesian fluency with targeted practice sessions in the classroom and online between lessons. Class content is flexible and includes current affairs, films, music, sport and other topics of interest to the class.
Rate your proficiency
Use the ISLPR scales to assess your language level. The SPEAKING scale will guide you to the appropriate BBIP Indonesian class. DOWNLOAD the ISLPR scales.
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