Indonesian 101

Top Resources for Learning Indonesian

Learn Indonesian with these useful resources from around the web.

There’s never been a better time to learn a language. No matter your age or experience, a plethora of tools and resources are available to get you started or help you improve your language skills.

Best of all, many of these resources are completely free.

Check out the links below to jump-start your Indonesian.

General

Omniglot - Basic overview of Indonesian with alphabet and useful links
Wikipedia - Overview of the Indonesian language

Free Courses

The Indonesian Way - A Beginner's Course for the Indonesian Language

Amazon - Indonesian language learning materials
Indonesian Pod 101 - Modern learning suite with audio and video lessons
Pimsleur - Comprehensive Indonesian course based on the Pimseleur method
Babbel - Interactive web and mobile Indonesian learning software

Phrases

Defense Language Institute - Indonesian language survival kit basic guide
Loecsen - Basic Indonesian phrases for travel with audio and illustrations
Wikivoyage - Indonesian travel phrases (no audio)

Dictionaries and Translation

Bab.la - Indonesian-English online dictionary
Bab.la - English-Indonesian online dictionary
Google Translate - Translate to and from Indonesian

Grammar and Vocabulary

Forvo - Collection of Indonesian words pronounced by native speakers
Wikipedia - Indonesian grammar
Memrise - Spaced repetition site and app for learning Indonesian vocabulary

Video

Indonesian Pod 101 - Modern learning suite with audio and video lessons
TED - Watch TED talks with Indonesian subtitles and transcripts
YouTube - Search videos for learning Indonesian

Radio and Podcasts

Social Media

Meetup - List of Indonesian language meetups worldwide
Reddit - /r/indonesian subreddit for learning Indonesian

Books

Children's Books Forever - Free children's books in Indonesian
Children's Library - Children's books in Indonesian
Wikivoyage - Indonesian travel phrases (no audio)

News

Other Resources

Babbel - Interactive web and mobile Indonesian learning software

Articles and Opinion

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