University of Wisconsin–Madison

Online Sources for Learning Indonesian

Distance Education Courses

Southeast Asian Studies Summer Institute (SEASSI) online classes

Online Resources

Learn to read Indonesian

Ayo Membaca offers twenty-one Indonesian reading lessons in an interactive web environment, beginning from the novice level and working up through the advanced level. The readings are taken from everyday contexts such as menus, advertisements, announcements, and newspaper articles. The lessons offer rich cultural contexts and support the learner with help features, feedback buttons, cultural notes, and vocabulary lists.

Learn to understand spoken Indonesian

Warung Sinema offers twenty interactive, multimedia, Indonesian lessons, ranging from the intermediate-low to the advanced levels.* One can develop important cultural and linguistic knowledge from these lessons while enjoying watching clips from popular Indonesian movies, which form the basis of these lessons.

* Use either Chrome or Internet Explorer to visit the “Lesson Access” page.

Language Courses at UW-Madison

Southeast Asian Studies Summer Institute (SEASSI) language program

Center for Southeast Asian Studies academic year language classes