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ATS1115

Faculty of Arts

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Monash University Handbook 2011 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.

LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedCaulfield First semester 2011 (Off-campus)
Clayton First semester 2011 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Yacinta Kurniasih

Notes

Previously coded INM1050

Synopsis

Passages from the Indonesian print media and other sources on selected topics relating to Indonesian society, culture and politics are critically analysed. Audio-visual material on selected topics are viewed and discussed, and writing tasks using appropriate registers are undertaken. Indonesian is the medium of instruction in all classes.

Objectives

Upon successful completion of this unit students will have:

  1. enhanced and deepened their knowledge of issues in contemporary Indonesian society, politics and culture;
  2. strengthened their understanding of the way Indonesian language is structured and registered, and extended their vocabulary to convey information about, and interpretation of, attitudes to these issues;
  3. enhanced their skills in listening and comprehension of spoken Indonesian language;
  4. increased their skills in reproducing appropriate structure and registers of Indonesian language in speaking and writing;
  5. strengthened their translation skills, both from Indonesian to English and vice versa.

Assessment

Spoken word project: 25%
Written project: 20%
Short tasks and class assignments: 15%
Written exam: 25%
Spoken exam: 15%

Chief examiner(s)

Yacinta Kurniasih

Contact hours

Two 1-hour lectures and two 1-hour tutorials per week

Off-campus attendance requirements

1 weekend school or equivalent hours with private tutor.

This unit applies to the following area(s) of study

Indonesian

Prerequisites

Entry on Placement Test

Prohibitions

ATS2115, ATS3115