Why study with ACICIS?

I first heard of the Australian Consortium for ‘In-Country’ Indonesian Studies (ACICIS) when I was studying Indonesian at University. My Indonesian language teacher recommended it as a way of practicing Indonesian outside of class. I figured it would be helpful … Read More

How to tell Indonesian Time

For those who are not familiar with telling time in Indonesian or struggle to (there’s no shame in this), then this article is for you. Arguably, it’s a little more complicated than English because there is flexibility around the concept … Read More

Indonesian greetings that everyone should know

Being familiar with Indonesian greetings is advantageous in promoting friendly and effective interactions. Its also a great introduction into the language and culture of Indonesia. This article will explore some key Indonesian greetings that have served me well and can … Read More

The Most Useful Resources for Australian University Students to Learn Indonesian [UPDATED 2022]

The COVID-19 pandemic has created disruptions and uncertainties for thousands of Australian university students including myself. We have had to adjust to a new reality. Remote learning will never replace the authentic experience of traveling to Indonesia. But it has … Read More