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Complete 0 to A1 Indonesian Course

Hi Indonesian learners! 😊

Welcome to our Complete 0 to A1 Indonesian Course! In this course, we will guide you step by step to reach the A1 level of Indonesian proficiency. By the end of this course, you will be able to understand and use basic Indonesian phrases and expressions, such as personal pronouns, greetings, basic grammar, daily life vocabulary, sentence structure, Indonesian culture, travel, shopping, emergencies, and much more.

Here is a brief summary of what you will learn in this course:

Pronouns and Greetings:

  • Learning the personal pronouns in Indonesian: saya, kamu, dia, kami, kalian, mereka.
  • Learning how to greet and introduce yourself in Indonesian: selamat pagi, selamat siang, selamat sore, selamat malam.

Basic Grammar:

  • Learning about the basic word order in Indonesian sentences: subject-verb-object.
  • Learning about the basic structure of Indonesian nouns: no gender, no plural, no article.
  • Learning how to use Indonesian verbs: no conjugation, no tense, no aspect.

Daily Life:

  • Learning some basic phrases in Indonesian: terima kasih, sama-sama, maaf, tidak apa-apa.
  • Learning how to count and tell time in Indonesian: satu, dua, tiga... jam berapa?
  • Learning the names of the days, months, and seasons in Indonesian: Senin, Selasa, Januari, Februari, musim hujan, musim kemarau.

Sentence Structure:

  • Learning how to use adjectives and adverbs in Indonesian: tidak, sangat, cantik, bagus.
  • Learning how to form questions and answers in Indonesian: apa, siapa, bagaimana, di mana.
  • Learning how to negate and affirm in Indonesian: tidak, bukan, ya, betul.

Indonesian Culture:

  • Learning about some of the most popular festivals and celebrations in Indonesia: Lebaran, Nyepi, Galungan.
  • Learning about some of the most popular Indonesian dishes and ingredients: nasi goreng, sate, tempe, sambal.

Travel and Transportation:

  • Learning the names of different modes of transportation in Indonesian: kereta api, bis, taksi, ojek.
  • Learning how to ask for and give directions in Indonesian: ke kanan, ke kiri, lurus.

Verb Tenses:

  • Learning how to use the present tense in Indonesian: sedang, lagi, sudah, belum.
  • Learning how to use the past tense in Indonesian: sudah, belum, pernah, dulu.
  • Learning how to use the future tense in Indonesian: akan, sudah, belum, nanti.

Shopping and Bargaining:

  • Learning how to shop in Indonesian: berapa, mahal, murah, boleh kurang.
  • Learning how to bargain in Indonesian: nawar, tawar, seadanya.

Indonesian Arts:

  • Learning about the various music genres in Indonesia: dangdut, keroncong, gamelan.
  • Learning about the various dance styles in Indonesia: tari kecak, tari pendet, tari topeng.

Modal Verbs:

  • Learning how to use the modal verbs in Indonesian: bisa, harus.
  • Learning how to use the modal verbs in Indonesian: boleh, sebaiknya.

Colors and Shapes:

  • Learning the names of colors in Indonesian: merah, kuning, hijau, biru.
  • Learning the names of shapes in Indonesian: bulat, segitiga, kotak, persegi panjang.

Comparative and Superlative:

  • Learning how to compare things in Indonesian: lebih, lebih dari, sama...dengan.
  • Learning how to use superlatives in Indonesian: paling, ter...di.

Indonesian Traditions:

  • Learning about the traditional Indonesian wedding ceremony and customs: lamaran, siraman, akad nikah.
  • Learning about the history and significance of the Indonesian batik: patterns, colors, motifs.


  • Learning some basic medical terms and phrases in Indonesian: sakit, dokter, rumah sakit, ambulans.
  • Learning about the various natural disasters that occur in Indonesia: banjir, gempa bumi, erupsi gunung.

Indirect and Direct Speech:

  • Learning how to use direct speech in Indonesian: kalimat langsung, past tense.
  • Learning how to use indirect speech in Indonesian: kalimat tidak langsung, present tense.

Jobs and Professions:

  • Learning some common job titles in Indonesian: guru, dokter, sopir, pelayan.
  • Learning the names of different workplaces in Indonesian: kantor, sekolah, toko, restoran.

Indonesian Holidays:

  • Learning about the history and significance of Indonesian Independence Day: Proklamasi Kemerdekaan, Bendera Merah Putih.
  • Learning about Idul Fitri, the major Muslim holiday in Indonesia: Lebaran, mudik, Buka Puasa.

We hope you will enjoy learning Indonesian with us! Don't hesitate to ask any questions if you have any.

➡ If you have any questions, please ask them in the comments section below. 😎

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