Learn to Speak Indonesian Quickly (Downloadable Audio Included)
Author: Thomas G. Oey, Ph.D.
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
Category: Foreign Language Study
This practical and concise self–study guide will help you learn Indonesian in a very short time Indonesia is the hot new Asian destination, a country where lively conversation, good humor and warm human interaction are integral parts of daily life. In addition, the Indonesian language is widely considered to be one of the easiest Asian languages for Westerners to learn. Easy Indonesian brings Indonesian language and culture alive, giving you all the basics you need to start speaking Indonesian immediately. The opening chapters introduce the essentials of pronunciation and sentence construction, with each subsequent chapter moving you forward in gradually building up your knowledge for specific situations and activities, such as making new acquaintances, going shopping, traveling around, and much more. Every chapter contains helpful information on the customs and culture of this warm and friendly country, so that you'll soon be able to read Indonesian, speak Indonesian and talk about everything from the weather to your job and home and family with ease. An extensive glossary at the back and a section on verb and noun forms are included to help you build your vocabulary and understand the different forms that Indonesian words take. The accompanying downloadable audio gives you a solid foundation in correct pronunciation and helps you get a feel for the spoken language, so you'll be able to understand what people are saying—and participate in conversations!
This book has been designed to meet your needs to communicate effectively in Bahasa Indonesia on a wide range of topics. In a series of detailed lessons, you are presented with 1001 words carefully chosen to reflect those commonly used in daily living. The book comes with a handy, alphabetical index that allows you to find now only sets of words with related meanings, but also the usage of each of these words.
The #1 Best Selling Easy Indonesian Cookbook is now available for Kindle through Amazon Get your copy of the best and most unique Indonesian recipes from Chef Maggie Chow!Read this book for free with Kindle Unlimited!Come take a journey with me into the delights of easy cooking. The point of this cookbook and all my cookbooks is to exemplify the effortless nature of cooking simply. In this book we focus on Indonesian Cusine. The Easy Indonesian Cookbook is a complete set of simple but very unique Indonesian recipes. You will find that even though the soups and stews are simple, the tastes are quite amazing. So will you join me in an adventure of simple cooking? Here is a Preview of the Recipes You Will Learn: Indonesian Satay Indonesian Banana Fritters Chicken with Peanut Sauce Indo-Chinese Chicken Kebabs Fried Rice with Shrimp and Spicy Sauce Much, much more! Pick up this cookbook today and get ready to make some interesting and great tasting Indonesian dishes!Related Searches: Indonesian cookbook, Indonesian recipes, Indonesian cuisine, Indonesian food, easy Indonesian cookbook
Colloquial Indonesian: The Complete Course for Beginners has been carefully developed by an experienced teacher to provide a step-by-step course to Indonesian as it is written and spoken today. Combining a clear, practical and accessible style with a methodical and thorough treatment of the language, it equips learners with the essential skills needed to communicate confidently and effectively in Indonesian in a broad range of situations. No prior knowledge of the language is required. Colloquial Indonesian is exceptional; each unit presents a wealth of grammatical points that are reinforced with a wide range of exercises for regular practice. Key features include: A clear, user-friendly format designed to help learners progressively build up their speaking, listening, reading and writing skills Jargon-free, succinct and clearly structured explanations of grammar An extensive range of focused and dynamic supportive exercises Realistic and entertaining dialogues covering a broad variety of narrative situations Helpful cultural points explaining the customs and features of life in Indonesian An overview of the sounds of Indonesian Balanced, comprehensive and rewarding, Colloquial Indonesian is an indispensable resource both for independent learners and students taking courses in Indonesian.. Audio material to accompany the course is available to download free in MP3 format from www.routledge.com/cw/colloquials. Recorded by native speakers, the audio material features the dialogues and texts from the book and will help develop your listening and pronunciation skills.
Colloquial Indonesian provides a step-by-step course in Indonesian as it is written and spoken today. Combining a user-friendly approach with a thorough treatment of the language, it equips learners with the essential skills needed to communicate confidently and effectively in Indonesian in a broad range of situations. No prior knowledge of the language is required. Key features include: • progressive coverage of speaking, listening, reading and writing skills • structured, jargon-free explanations of grammar • an extensive range of focused and stimulating exercises • realistic and entertaining dialogues covering a broad variety of scenarios • useful vocabulary lists throughout the text • additional resources available at the back of the book, including a full answer key, a grammar summary and bilingual glossaries Balanced, comprehensive and rewarding, Colloquial Indonesian will be an indispensable resource both for independent learners and students taking courses in Indonesian. Course components: The complete course comprises the book and audio materials. These are available to purchase separately in paperback, ebook, CD and MP3 format. The paperback and CDs can also be purchased together in the great-value Colloquials pack. Paperback: 978-0-415-09199-2 (please note this does not include the audio) CDs : 978-0-415-30161-9 eBook: 978-0-203-88962-6 (please note this does not include the audio, available to purchase from http://ebookstore.tandf.co.uk/audio_viewbooks.aspx) MP3s: 978-0-415-47083-4 (available to purchase from http://ebookstore.tandf.co.uk/audio_viewbooks.aspx) Pack : 978-0-415-42928-3 (paperback and CDs) For the eBook and MP3 pack, please find instructions on how to access the supplementary content for this title in the Prelims section.
Indonesian-English / English-Indonesian; Over 12,000 essential words, idioms and expressions
Author: Katherine Davidsen
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
Category: Foreign Language Study
With a pocket-sized format and easy-to-read type, anyone can look up words quickly and easily with this handy little Indonesian dictionary. Tuttle's Mini Indonesian Dictionary is ideal for use by tourists, students, and business people traveling to Indonesia, or as an Indonesian language study reference. In addition to being an excellent English to Indonesian dictionary and Indonesian to English dictionary, this reference guide contains essential notes on the Indonesian language, Indonesian grammar and pronunciation. All Indonesian words are written in romanized form, as well as Indonesian script—so that, in case of difficulties, the book can be shown to a native speaker. This mini dictionary contains the following essential features: Bidirectional Indonesian–English and English–Indonesian Over 12,000 essential Indonesian words, as well as useful Indonesian expressions and idioms All the latest Indonesian social media and computer terms May be used for all U.S. ESL standardized testing
This is a detailed, narrative-based history of Classical Malay Literature. It covers a wide range of Malay texts, including folk literature; the influence of the Indian epics and shadow theatre literature; Panji tales; the transition from Hindu to Muslim literary models; Muslim literature; framed tales; theological literature; historical literature; legal codes; and the dominant forms of poetry, the pantun and syair. The author describes the background to each of these particular literary periods. He engages in depth with specific texts, their various manuscripts, and their contents. In so doing, he draws attention to the historical complexity of traditional Malay society, its worldviews, and its place within the wider framework of human experience. Dr Liaw’s A History of Classical Malay Literature will be of benefit to beginning students of Malay Literature and to established scholars alike. It can also be read with benefit by those with a wider interest in Comparative Literature and in Southeast Asian culture in general.
Introductory text for learning and understanging Bahasa Indonesia for English speakers. Includes 100 of the most common verbs, 200 of the most common Indonesian words, usage of affixes, application of tenses,and introduction to compound words, and numerous exercises.