Learn Indonesian Language Online with Us
Nowadays there are more and more English speaking people who would like to learn Indonesian online. They are not only expatriates who are currently working in Indonesia, but also those who plan to visit Indonesia in the near future, whether they are business people, researchers, Indonesian language teachers, or even those who have deep interest in Indonesian cultures. Learning Indonesian language is considered important prior to coming to Indonesia due to the fact that most Indonesian people can hardly understand nor speak the English language. The Indonesian language is also considered as one of the easiest languages in the whole world, therefore it should not be a problem at all for the English speaking people to learn and finally master the language within a short period of time.
Why Learn Indonesian Online with us
Indonesianlanguage.net is a place where you can learn Indonesian online through Skype or direct with us in Bandung. All learning materials, which are exactly the same as when you attend our regular classes, are delivered through emails. Learning Indonesian online is the perfect solution for you who have limited time and space but are eager to learn Bahasa Indonesia effectively and efficiently. Our Indonesian e-learning classes also enable you to progress more quickly than if you attend regular group classes since all of our courses are done privately, so that the teacher follows each student’s pace hence for those who are fast learners it is highly possible to master the language within a short period of time.
There are many reasons why learn Indonesian online with us:
- We offer flexible learning hours.
By learning Indonesian online with us, you’ll get flexible learning hours. As we are available every day, 7 days a week, from Monday to Sunday, including public holidays, you can have a very flexible learning schedule. This would definitely suit busy people like you who have to go to work from Monday to Friday so that you’ll still have time to learn Indonesian online by Skype on the weekends. We are also available from 7 am to 8 pm Jakarta time every day. However due to time differences between Indonesia and other cities in the world, please don’t hesitate to let us know if you’d like to learn Indonesian between 8 pm to 7 am and we’d be pleased to adjust the learning schedule for you. All you have to do is install Skype for free and you’re ready to learn Bahasa Indonesia.
- We provide customized Indonesian lesson.
Each individual learner is different from other learners. Therefore we provide fully customized learning materials which are different from others. This is only possible if you enroll in private Indonesian learning with us. As we provide private lessons, we can also provide lesson materials in specific subjects such as economics, medical, politics, military, conversation, grammar, or even mixed of all. Simply let us know what your interests are and we can adjust the lessons accordingly.
- We provide fully experienced, professional teachers.
As the leading Indonesian language learning center online, we provide only English speaking native Indonesian teachers who are fully experienced and professional, who are already in the teaching field for more than 10 years.
How Long to Learn Indonesian
The answer depends on each individual’s skill and capability. Some students have shown meaningful progress only within 1 to 3 months or even less, while others might take longer time or even shorter time, especially those who take intensive courses.
Our recommended learning hours for online lesson would be twice to three times a week, for 1.5 hours to 2 hours for each session. However you are also welcome if you’d like to take intensive training for 5 days a week, 3 to 6 hours a day, whichever is more convenient to you.
Success Keys to Learn Indonesian Online
There are several factors to consider in order to be able to speak Indonesian within a short period of time:
- Improve your vocabulary.
If you’d like to be able to speak Indonesian, the most important thing to do would be to improve your vocabulary. You can do this by studying the most used vocabulary given by your language instructor. Spare at least 1 hour to 2 hours each day to study the words by using flash cards or other learning materials.
- Do your homework.
Another important key to improve your overall Indonesian skills is to do your homework. Try not to use Google translate service at all.
- Practice your Indonesian.
Don’t forget to also practice your Indonesian with people around you. Or if you can’t find anyone speaking Indonesian, try to read as many Indonesian books or articles as possible. Other method would be trying to listen to Indonesian children songs as they are mostly easy to understand.
When to Learn Indonesian
The best time to start learning (bahasa) Indonesian language is before moving to Indonesia, which is only possible if you join our online classes. In that way you will have mastered the basic Indonesian language by the time you arrive in Indonesia.
What about the learning schedule? As we organize private Indonesian language course only, we provide very flexible learning hours and you can simply adjust your schedule with the teacher’s (Monday to Sunday, including public holidays such as Christmas and New Year).
All learning materials are tailored to meet each individual’s needs. A businessman’s learning materials would be different from a housewife’s. And a housewife’s would also be different from a researcher’s. Simply let us know in what aspects you would like to focus more, and we will emphasize on the most important aspects to meet each individual’s goals, whether it is conversational or grammatical aspects, economic, geological, military, medical topics, or even mixed of all.
For beginner’s class, the learning materials include basic grammar, most used vocabulary in various situations such as shopping activities (going to the market, various stores, chemist’s), asking for directions, number (bargaining and telling time), telling story, making a phone call, visiting tourist spots, etc.