Look at the following Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) where we attempt to answer your questions about our Indonesian eLearning courses. If your cannot find an answer here, contact us.
What is e-Learning?
eLearning, also spelled e-Learning is more or less identical with online learning. eLearning is learning utilising electronic technologies to access educational curriculum outside of a traditional classroom. In the case of indonesian-online.com it refers to interactive computer-assisted language learning courses that are delivered completely online.
Who created the eLearning materials?
The «The Indonesian Way» was created by Dr. George Quinn (Australian National University) and Prof. Dr. U. Kozok. Both have taught Indonesian in-class as well as online for more than 20 years and have a PhD in Indonesian studies.
All other materials were created by a team under the leadership of Dr. U. Kozok. The team consisted of experienced language teachers who are also native speakers of Indonesian and specialists in second language acquisition from New Zealand and Hawai’i.
Can I Upgrade?
Yes, contact us per email or using the contact form. You can upgrade at any time.
The materials are for what levels?
Our Indonesian language courses give you access to hundreds of hours of high-quality e-learning materials for the Indonesian language (bahasa Indonesia). No matter whether you are complete beginner or a proficient speaker, we do have relevant eLearning resources for you! Check here what your proficiency level is and what material we recommend.
What is the size of the materials in pages, hours of learning, etc.?
We never did an exact page count, but all together it is about the equivalent of 4.000 pages, plus many hours of audio and video footages. The materials are good for approximately 550 hours of language learning!
Do I need to purchase any software or hardware?
You need access to a computer that preferably is not older than five years and that has Internet access, broadband is recommended. We do not use Adobe Flash. All our e-learning materials are based on HTML5, which is the latest major version of HTML. Click here for more information.
Can I access the eLearning course materials on mobile devices?
Yes. All our materials are responsive and can be used on Android and iPhones, and of course also on tablets
In what format are the e-Learning materials and what media are involved?
In most cases we have used a dual approach: the Indonesian language eLearning course materials can either be accessed in traditional form as a printable book in pdf format or you can access them online with interactive exercises.
The following table gives you an overview. Column 1 provides you with the difficulty level. Column 2 contains the name of the textbook/resource. Column 3 indicates the approximate amount of learning hours. Column 4 lists the mode of delivery. Column 5 shows the kind of material. Column 6 indicates whether the Indonesian language course materials are focused more on formal (f) or on colloquial Indonesian – ccff means that colloquial and formal Indonesian are equally weighted. Column 7 shows how many audio files are used. 1 star means that only a few lessons use audio materials, 4 stars means that there is an abundance of audio recordings available in almost every lesson. Column 8 indicates how many videos are used (1 star=a few, 4 stars=many). Column 9 indicates how many graphic files (graphical images, photographs etc.) are used (1 star=a few, 4 stars=many).
|Beginner-Intermediate (A1 – B2)||The Indonesian Way||220||online, PDF||dialogues, texts||ccff||++++||+||++++|
|Intermediate-Advanced (B1 – C1)||Baca Yuk!||46||mostly authentic texts||cfff||++||++||+|
|Intermediate-Advanced (B1 – C1)||AnekaBaca: Contemporary Media & Literature||120||online, PDF||authentic texts, dialogues,||cfff||++++||++|
|Advanced (B2 – C1)||Pak Bei (under development)||10||comic strips||ccff||+||++++|
|Advanced (B2-C2)||Serba Serbi Nusantara||96||online, PDF||authentic texts, video||ffff||++||+++||+|
|Advanced (B2-C2)||Anak Siapa Aku? Potret Anak Jalanan||70||online, PDF||authentic dialogues and texts||cccf||++++||+|
|Advanced (C1-C2)||Ada Apa Dengan Cinta?||70||PDF, mp4**||film||cccc||++++|
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