Indonesian Course: Beginners Level 1 - Short Courses Sydney

Indonesian Course: Beginners Level 1

What you'll learn

Improve your work skills and improve your linguistic abilities and learn to speak Bahasa Indonesian with our Indonesian language short courses online and in Sydney!

Join our Indonesian Course: Beginners Level 1 and embark on a journey to master the basics of Bahasa Indonesian.

Taught by qualified and experienced tutors, this course offers a friendly and relaxed learning environment that allows you to explore Indonesian culture while developing your language skills.

Whether you dream of travelling the archipelago's breath-taking landscapes, conducting business in the vibrant market, or simply connect with Indonesian friends and colleagues, our Indonesian language course equips you with the vital language skills and cultural insights to thrive in any Indonesian-speaking setting.

Each session is a dynamic, interactive experience designed to make your language journey both enjoyable and effective. You will engage in practical language use, building your confidence in speaking, listening, reading, and writing Indonesian.

You will

  • Learn from qualified, experienced tutors dedicated to your Bahasa Indonesian fluency
  • Immerse in Indonesian culture for a deeper language context
  • Gain adaptable language skills for travel, business, and personal connections
  • Engage in dynamic, practical sessions to enhance language abilities

Learning outcomes

By the end of this Indonesian beginners course, you should have 

  • Basic Communication Skills: Master greetings, farewells, descriptions, time-telling, and information gathering
  • Social Interaction Skills: Handle invitations, dining, and making arrangements confidently
  • Language Proficiency: Recognize common items, discuss actions, and use numbers up to 1 million
  • Language & Cultural Insight: Begin to understand affixes and use colloquial expressions
  • Improved your career opportunities

Course content

What will be covered in this Indonesian beginners course?


Basic Language and Communication:

  • Alphabet and Pronunciation
  • Greetings, Introductions, Farewells, and Personal Information
  • Frequently Used Question Words and Expressing Possession

Social Interaction and Preferences:

  • Likes and Dislikes
  • Ordering Food, Drinks, and Handling Invitations
  • Discussing Places, Locations, Accommodation, Transportation, Hobbies, and Activities

Relationships and Time:

  • Family, Friends, Time, Day, and Season
  • Numeric Proficiency

Informal Language Use:

  • Learning Common Colloquial and Slang Expressions.


Language Structure: 

  • Grammar Fundamentals
  • Verb Tenses
  • Understanding Affixes

Verb Tenses: 

  • Past Tenses
  • Present Tenses


  • Common Colloquial or Slang Expressions

Intended audience

Who is this Indonesian beginners course for?

This Indonesian Beginners Course is ideal for

  • Language enthusiasts
  • Professionals seeking to enhance their language skills for career advancement
  • Travel enthusiasts planning to explore Indonesian speaking countries
  • Anyone who has a passion for learning new languages and cultures


  • This course is designed for complete beginners, making it perfect for students looking to upskill and dive into the world of Bahasa Indonesian.

Course venue

Online via Zoom

  • Zoom details will be emailed to you with your enrolment confirmation.
  • Requirement: A device and stable internet connection.

Course materials


Please purchase the course textbook – which is used for all our Indonesian Language Courses:

Course Textbook: Keren! Indonesian Coursebook 1

Author: Ian White

ISBN: 9780733915154

You can purchase the textbook from Abbey's Bookshop (131 York St, Sydney NSW 2000).

We recommend purchasing your textbook after your course has been confirmed (usually within three working days of the proposed start).

The textbook is not included in the enrolment fee. If you would like to inquire about the current price, please call Abbey's Bookshop on 02 9264 3111.

What to bring to class

  • Textbook 
  • Notebook and pen

Certificate of completion

Achievement Recognition

Upon successfully completing the course with at least 80% attendance, you will receive a Certificate of Attendance. This certificate serves as a testament to your commitment and effort in mastering the Indonesian language. It can be a valuable addition to your resume, showcasing your dedication to personal and professional growth.

Additional information

  • Class size: Maximum 15 students to ensure personalised attention.
  • Course delivery: Fully online through interactive virtual classrooms.
  • Certificate: A certificate of completion will be provided to students who successfully finish the course.

What's next?

What other Indonesian classes do we offer?

Enrol now in our Indonesian Course: Beginners Level 1 and Indonesian Course: Beginners Level 2 and save 10%. Use our promotion code 'GROUP10’ at the checkout. Please visit our discounts page for more information.

Course testimonials

Course tutors

Born in Jakarta, Hani began teaching children English in Indonesia. Since moving to Australia, he has chalked up considerable experience in the classroom. He also teaches an online Bahasa...

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