Indonesian B2

Spoken Interaction
Spoken Production
Written Production
B2 CEFR I can understand extended speech and lectures and follow even complex lines of argument provided the topic is reasonably familiar. I can understand most TV news and current affairs programmes. I can understand the majority of films in standard dialect. I can read articles and reports concerned with contemporary problems in which the writers adopt particular stances or viewpoints. I can understand contemporary literary prose. I can interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity that makes regular interaction with target language speakers quite possible. I can take an active part in discussion in familiar contexts, accounting for and sustaining my views. I can present clear, detailed descriptions on a wide range of subjects related to my field of interest. I can explain a viewpoint on a topical issue giving the advantages and disadvantages of various options. I can write clear, detailed text on a wide range of subjects related to my interests. I can write an essay or report, passing on information or giving reasons in support of or against a particular point of view.
B2+ In ATS3118, I can understand extended speech and lectures and follow complex lines of argument particularly in the field of the performing arts. I can understand a variety of scenes from modern film and theatre using standard language and spoken at moderate rates of utterance. In ATS3118, I can read and understand texts related to theatre and film for both a general and academic reader, though a dictionary is required for specialist terminology and regional influences. I can read film and theatre reviews critically and research the background of directors and other key producers of creative texts. In ATS3118, I can participate in group discussions speaking spontaneously on creative works related to film and theatre. Some aspects of specialist vocabulary is evident but discussions are based on the level of an informed audience member. In ATS3118, I can present clear and detailed accounts of genres or types of Indonesian films in the context of film history and culture. I can combine arguments from a variety of sources to explain the status of a director and the value of her/his work. I can deliver lines in a creative project without the use of notes. In ATS3118, I am able to write critiques of film with descriptions of character and plot and the manner in which they interact. I can write creatively, contributing to a script for a short film, which includes directions. I can translate a creative script from Indonesian into English.
B2 In ATS3117, I can understand extended speech and lectures and follow the general lines of argument provided the topic is familiar. I can understand the main points of TV news and current affairs programmes within a studio setting at moderate rates of utterance. I can begin to differentiate between social and regional styles of Indonesian. In ATS3117, I can read and understand texts about contemporary problems and issues including topics on the developing political and social trends of Indonesia. At the end of the semester, I can understand a general newspaper articles, and read newspapers in old spelling. In ATS3117, I can participate in discussions on familiar topics of current affairs and express opinions on both objective reporting and degrees of bias in the media without significant preparation. I can conduct an interview with an Indonesian about a topic of current affairs. In ATS3117, I can express ideas and opinions in a short radio segment on topic on my own choice, with consideration of balance and cultural sensitivities. I can discuss the development of a news story and the manner in which it has been framed in class forums. In ATS3117, I am able to construct draft articles on a wide range of subjects of personal and public interest exploiting basic journalistic concepts to express differing points of view as forms of persuasive writing.