As the country which is rich of the natural resources, tourism object and the wonderful landscape, Indonesia is one of the country where is always visited by expatriates. The geographical aspect and the business potential that support the career of foreigner, make them planning to build their life in this country. Since several years, the foreigner arrival to Indonesia is significant enough from year by years especiallyto several developed city like Jakarta as the capital city of Indonesia, Medan, Surabaya, Bali, even to the place which has the source to build business. The phenomenon become the special thing for them to recognize Indonesia and also the cultures. As an urban city that becomes the business district, Jakarta is one of the target for expatriate to live or stay there. Recently, the foreigners have realized that the communication in Indonesia language is very important to support their careers. In the work aspect, the expatriates feel that there is a bit gap and miscommunication among the foreigners and native citizens. Therefore, the expatriates think to follow Indonesian learning program to create the good relationship with native citizen. By understanding Indonesian language, the foreigner will know how the way to deliver the message from conversation in Indonesian and they also understand about the language attitude of native people.
Now days, Indonesian learning activities have become a trend in the expatriate environment. Moreover, Indonesian language is also learned in other countries such as several country where are close to Indonesia. Indonesian learning activities is also famous in several cities especially Jakarta. The works activities and the daily life make foreigner must learn Indonesian language by doing several things for example taking private course or Indonesian class in one of institutions around them. Actually, learning Indonesian language is not too difficult as they imagine. If they follow the course and practice the language every time, the communication in Indonesian will run well. In Jakarta area, most expatriate do Indonesian learning activities through private course. Those who have job will be more effective learning Indonesian through private course because they will manage the time and place. Different with the foreigners who are still be student in school or university who will get the Indonesian language program, the professional only have limited time to learn Indonesian. That is why private course is better for the professional. Sometimes, the office will prepare Indonesian learning program but only few office do it. So, several of them choose to study with using flexible time to more focus on the language.
Indonesian learning activities which is in private course will build the focus learning and have the goal of ability in speaking Indonesian well. The flexible time and place will give the comfortable atmosphere in learning Indonesian. The students will also be given many practice about Indonesian language by several topics that will create effective conversation between teacher and student. The teacher can also give many vocabularies that is related to the place they study. For example, the teacher can ask about student’s opinion in choosing the place for study by Indonesian language. There are many kinds of Indonesian learning activities includes spelling, pronunciation, pattern of the sentence, listening, also speaking as the application of Indonesian communication. Generally, Indonesian vocabularies are easy because there are many words which is borrowed from several countries especially English and Arabic. The expatriate who learn Indonesian will be easy to remember vocabularies and practice it to their daily life. By Indonesian learning activities, the expatriate will have the interactive conversation with teacher also another people around them. They will be fluent in Indonesian if they build the good communication with another people.
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