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Indonesian

Whether you’re chatting with the professional surfers of Lombok or deftly navigating the traffic mazes of Jakarta, your conversational Indonesian skills will help you connect with new experiences at every turn. Indonesia is the fourth most populated nation in the world, and nearly 100 percent of the nation’s population speaks the language fluently. It is used throughout Indonesian classrooms and media services, as well as other areas of the world such as the Netherlands, Suriname, East Timor, the Philippines, and Australia.

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Learn Through Conversations

People

Click a topic below to see the grammar goals and conversational goals for each chapter.

  • Who Are You?
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    People

    Who Are You?

    • Greet others and bid them farewell
    • Introduce yourself formally
    • Meet new people
    • Be introduced to question words apa , bagaimana , siapa
    • Identify subject pronouns
    • Use the word kabar
    • Use the word kamu
  • We are Family
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    People

    We are Family

    • Ask questions regarding familial relationships.
    • Describe someone in relation to family members
    • Introduce someone else
    • Be introduced to the preposition di
    • Practice more with question word apa
    • Use the word saudara
  • Getting to Know You
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    People

    Getting to Know You

    • Articulate feelings
    • Describe physical characteristics
    • Express interest
    • Inquire about a stranger
    • Use the word akan to emphasize future action
    • Use the word bertemu
    • Use the word teman
  • There’s No Place Like Home
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    People

    There’s No Place Like Home

    • Explain that you are a non-native speaker
    • Explain where you are from
    • Identify languages and countries
    • Inquire about someone’s ability to speak a language
    • Be Introduced to sedikit , banyak , tidak banyak
    • Have more practice with di
    • Use the word bahasa
  • Where did you go to School?
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    People

    Where did you go to School?

    • Discuss the merits of a school
    • Inquire about programs
    • Be introduced to the degree of comparison words lebih , sangat
    • Have more practice with apa
    • Use the word kuliah
    • Use the word universitas

Travel

Click a topic below to see the grammar goals and conversational goals for each chapter.

Activities

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Places

Click a topic below to see the grammar goals and conversational goals for each chapter.

  • I Don’t Feel Well
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    Places

    I Don’t Feel Well

    • Ask for medication
    • Describe symptoms
    • Speak to a pharmacist
    • Be Introduced to the quantifier word beberapa
    • Use the conjunction word dan to show more than one thing
  • Let's Eat
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    Places

    Let's Eat

    • Identify items on the dinner table
    • Offer assistance
    • Order a meal
    • Understand the customs of local dining
    • Have more practice with apa
    • Use the conjunction word dan to show more than one thing
  • I Can’t Eat That
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    Places

    I Can’t Eat That

    • Ask whether a dish contains certain ingredients
    • Explain that you require a special diet
    • Give compliments
    • Reference senses
    • Use adjectives
    • Use the word tetapi
  • Help!
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    Places

    Help!

    • Ask questions
    • Declare that a problem exists
    • State that you do not know something
    • Have more practice with negative sentence
    • Have more practice with question words apa , apakah , dimana
    • Use the word tadi to emphasize the past action
  • Emergency Matter
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    Places

    Emergency Matter

    • Answer questions
    • Request emergency aid
    • Have more practice with tetapi
    • Use prepositions