BAHASA INDONESIA COURSE LEVEL

DARMASISWA PROGRAM

UNIVERSITAS MUHAMMADIYAH MAKASSAR

Standard Competence of Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR)

Level Group level group name level level name description
A Basic User A1 Breakthrough or beginner
  • Can understand and use familiar everyday expressions and very basic phrases aimed at the satisfaction of needs of a concrete type.
  • Can introduce him/herself and others and can ask and answer questions about personal details such as where he/she lives, people he/she knows and things he/she has.
  • Can interact in a simple way provided the other person talks slowly and clearly and is prepared to help.
A2 Way stage or elementary
  • Can understand sentences and frequently used expressions related to areas of most immediate relevance (e.g. very basic personal and family information, shopping, local geography, employment).
  • Can communicate in simple and routine tasks requiring a simple and direct exchange of information on familiar and routine matters.
  • Can describe in simple terms aspects of his/her background, immediate environment and matters in areas of immediate need.
B Independent User B1 Threshold or intermediate
  • Can understand the main points of clear standard input on familiar matters regularly encountered in work, school, leisure, etc.
  • Can deal with most situations likely to arise while traveling in an area where the language is spoken.
  • Can produce simple connected text on topics that are familiar or of personal interest.
  • Can describe experiences and events, dreams, hopes and ambitions and briefly give reasons and explanations for opinions and plans.
B2 Vantage or upper intermediate
  • Can understand the main ideas of complex text on both concrete and abstract topics, including technical discussions in his/her field of specialization.
  • Can interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity that makes regular interaction with native speakers quite possible without strain for either party.
  • Can produce clear, detailed text on a wide range of subjects and explain a viewpoint on a topical issue giving the advantages and disadvantages of various options.
C Proficient User C1 Effective Operational Proficiency or advanced
  • Can understand a wide range of demanding, longer texts, and recognize implicit meaning.
  • Can express ideas fluently and spontaneously without much obvious searching for expressions.
  • Can use language flexibly and effectively for social, academic and professional purposes.
  • Can produce clear, well-structured, detailed text on complex subjects, showing controlled use of organizational patterns, connectors and cohesive devices.
C2 Mastery or proficiency
  • Can understand with ease virtually everything heard or read.
  • Can summarize information from different spoken and written sources, reconstructing arguments and accounts in a coherent presentation.
  • Can express him/herself spontaneously, very fluently and precisely, differentiating finer shades of meaning even in the most complex situations.

Study Hour

  • A1 about 90 – 100 hours
  • A2 around 180-200 hours
  • B1 about 350 – 400 hours
  • B2 is about 500 – 600 hours
  • C1 about 700 – 800 hours
  • C2 is about 1,000 – 1,200 hours

Academic Calendar 2018-2019

Terms Month and Year Course Level Day Class Outing Class Remarks
Term 1

Pre-Test

 

September – December 2018 A1

A2

  • Monday – Thursday (09.00 – 12.00)
  • Friday (Outing Class)
  • Saturday – Sunday (Free Time)

 

  • Cultural Immersion
  • Social Community Service

 

  • Holiday Season: 2nd week of December 2018 – 2nd week of January 2019.
  • August 2019 (students depart to home country)
  • Bahasa Indonesia Course will be running for Ten Months.

 

Term 2

Mid Test

 

January – April 2019 B1

B2

Term 3

Final Test

 

May – July 2019 C1

C2