Learning with BBIP
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Term dates for BBIP classes in 2023
TERM 1 2023
6 February -6 April
TERM 3 2023
July - September
Enrolments will open before the current term ends, for example, enrolments for Term 2 will open in late March.
TERM 2 2023
1 May - 30 June
TERM 4 2023
16 October - 7 December
Please read the Terms and conditions. Refunds are made if a course is cancelled due to low enrolments.
Courses consist of 8 x 2-hour lessons.
Lessons run from 6.30 to 8.30pm.
Face to face classes cost $200 per term + annual BBIP membership of $25.
Online classes cost $180 per term + annual BBIP membership of $25.
Discounts of 10% are available on application to holders of valid pension/health/student cards.
ENROL NOW for term 1 classes, February-April 2023
All classes are on Tuesdays from 6 February to 28 March.
Beginners 1 - Survival on Tuesdays
Beginnners' 2A on Tuesdays
Conversation on Tuesdays
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 Ada dokter? I need to see the doctor.
Illness and injury, visiting the doctor, making appointments – dates, times, days, telephone language, giving and following instructions.
- 3B Selera.
Ingredients for Indonesian cuisine, asking for and giving instructions, talking about food, kitchen equipment, arranging a dinner party / menu, reading recipes
- 3C Mau nonton filem?
Film genres and personal preferences, writing film reviews, retelling plot, describing characters, Indonesian film industry, influence of Western film in Indonesia
- 3D Mau ke mana?
Popular travel destinations in Australia and Indonesia, travel activities, transport and modes of travel, booking travel/accommodation, weather and climate.
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.
Terms and Conditions
Course costs Discounts Payments Refunds Withdrawals Transfers
Read and/or download Terms and conditions April 2021
PO Box 7156
Karawara WA 6152