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Tutorials & Courses

Beginning Indonesian - A 14 unit course that teaches Indonesian.

Defense Language Institute Indonesian Basic Course - A very in depth course from the Defense Language Institute.  Below are links to the different parts of the course.

Lessons 1-8
Lessons 9-16
Lessons 17-24
Outline Of Geography
Outline Of History
Supplementary Reader
Readings In Social & Political Problems
The Indonesian Constitution
Abbreviations & Acronyms
The Djakarta Dialect

Indonesian Tutorial - A nice and easy to follow Indonesian tutorial.

Linguanaut - A useful collection of basic phrases.

SEAsite Indonesian - Lots of online resources for learning Indonesian.


Interesting Reading Practice

BBC Indonesian - Up to date news from the BBC in Indonesian.

Children Stories & Folktales From Indonesia - Several children's stories in Indonesian.    

Deutsche Welle - Up to date news from Deutsch Welle.  Audio is also available.

Indonesian Bible - The entire Bible available in Indonesian.

Kompas Online Newspaper - A national newspaper from Indonesia.

Voice of America - Interesting reading practice from Voice of America.

Wikipedia - Wikipedia in Indonesian.  If online news isn't interesting enough for you, you can search for whatever you like on Wikipedia.

Things To Listen To

BBC Audio - Several programs, many updated daily.  A great resource to practice Indonesian.  Even if you don't have much time you can always listen to a short program.

China Radio International - Lots of audio is available from China.  An interesting resource from a different perspective.

Global Recordings Network - Provides several free Christian audio recordings.  A great resource.

Indonesian Internet Radio - A large list of online radio stations that broadcast in Indonesian.

Learning Indonesian Online - A new podcast that teaches Indonesian

Radio Australia - A selection of Indonesian audio.

Radio Japan - Daily news from Japan in Indonesian.  An interesting way to practice your Indonesian.

SBS Radio - Offers short audio files covering various subjects.

Other Indonesian Resources

Digital Dialects - This website offers basic vocabulary and games to help you practice.

The Indonesian Language - Information from Wikipedia about the Indonesian language.  Or try reading about the Indonesian language in Indonesian for even more practice.