Spend three weeks in Bali immersing yourself in Indonesian daily life to quickly build your language skills for social and professional use and develop an understanding of Indonesian culture. There will be an emphasis is on speaking and comprehension skills, as well as reading and writing, through online classroom teaching, and you will have both midterm and final exams. Based on an evaluation, including oral proficiency testing, you will be placed in beginning, intermediate, or advanced classes.
The program has an excellent teacher-to-student ratio and the native language instructors are experienced in teaching Indonesian language to foreign students. You will rapidly improve your language skills through oral proficiency-based methods and a variety of interactive communication-based language teaching techniques, which form the core of this course.
You will be required to participate in an Indonesian language pledge and use the language both inside and out of class. You will also be introduced to Indonesian students, homestay families, and friends so you can practice Bahasa Indonesia with native speakers and apply what you learn in the classroom to the informal conditions of everyday life.
SIT is also offering a supplementary online Bahasa Indonesia Language course during the fall semester.
- Small-group language study and individualized tutoring
- Excellent teachers who connect classroom to practical applications
- Apply your language skills in everyday life through interactions with native speakers
- Practice language skills through cultural activities
Through oral proficiency testing you will be placed in beginning, intermediate, or advanced classes.