Selamat datang! Learn to read, write, and speak Indonesian! By completing the 12 lessons in Indonesian for Beginners
, you will learn not only to understand, speak, read and write basic Indonesian, but also about many important aspects of Indonesia's amazingly diverse culture, people, and places. This book provides a gateway to understanding the Indonesian language and country, and helps you to apply what you learn in a way that is relevant, meaningful and fun. The course is structured around the concept of spending a year in Indonesia experiencing different seasonal events which bring the learner on a journey. In this way, the cultural and background information become a natural part of the understanding of the language and help the learner to place what they have learned into context as part of a full narrative about life in Indonesia. Each chapter contains the following elements: An introduction with images and captions; Grammar points; A word bank presenting key vocabulary; One or more sample conversations; Listening practice and readings; An Indonesian and me section that uses Indonesian to talk about yourself; Key questions and statements; Drills and exercises. Indonesian for Beginners
includes reading, writing and speaking tasks based on authentic real-life materials. While aimed at learners taking a classroom course, it can also be used by anyone studying Indonesian in other ways in a high school course or as a self-study book.
Indonesian for Beginners