Indonesian

1st-year Indonesian

8 weeks in Tempe, Arizona

1st-year Indonesian

4-week optional extension

First-Year Indonesian in Arizona

Students with no previous experience learn to understand Indonesian culture and to speak Indonesian at the Novice High or Intermediate Low level, preparing them to participate in elementary activities in CLI's Summer in Bali program.

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COURSE DATES
May 20 - July 12
M-F 8:30AM - 12:30PM

ACADEMIC CREDIT
1st-Year:
10 credits of IDN 101/102

SYLLABUS
https://melikian.asu.edu/cli/course-syllabi

ELIGIBILITY

  • Open to ASU and Non-ASU students
  • Open to non-U.S. students who hold student visas
  • Open to undergraduate and graduate students
  • Open to working professionals and teachers and to retirees
  • Open to Phoenix-area high-school juniors and seniors
  • Second-Year courses require completion of a placement test

LOCATION
Arizona State University is a large, metropolitan university. The main campus, housing 64,000 students, is located in Tempe, 15 minutes by light rail from Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport. Emblematic of the lively, eclectic atmosphere of Tempe is the city's main street, Mill Avenue. Anchored on one end by gleaming office towers and on the other by the university, with a mix of eccentric and upscale establishments, Mill Avenue caters to both international students and international businesses. 

HOUSING
CLI offers language-segregated on-campus housing in the at one of the ASU dormitories (TBD).

ASU typically offers double-occupancy rooms for $17.50/day, with bathrooms shared between two double-occupancy rooms.

ASU also typically offers single-occupancy rooms for $31/day. Singles are identical to doubles, but with only one occupant. They share a pass-through bathroom and have two sets of furniture.

Bed linens are available for an additional one-time $20 charge.

Typical amenities include: laundry facilities, kitchen facilities, vending machines, air conditioning and basic cable.

Kitchens are usually shared among residents of the hall and the CLI language clubs, so access may be limited at times.

DINING
CLI participants may eat on campus or may make their own meal arrangements. ASU offers a food court in the student union. (See Memorial Union Businesses Map for details on food-court options.)

OFF-CAMPUS OPTIONS
CLI students are not required to live in the ASU dorm or to eat on campus. Private summer sublets are available near campus. Price and quality vary. CLI does not assist with off campus housing arrangements.

All prices and descriptions on this page are based on 2018 pricing and are subject to change. Participants are responsible for checking current prices and details before signing billing, housing, or meal contracts.

 

PROJECT GO 

The ROTC Global Officer Project (Project GO) provides full scholarships for the study of 1st-Year Indonesian in CLI-Arizona.

See PROJECT GO @ ASU for details.

Apply by January 24, 2019: 

https://projectgo.embark.com/apply/abroad

 

MELIKIAN CENTER FUNDING FOR ALL OTHER PARTICIPANTS 

Supported by the Melikian Center's endowment and by private donations, the Melikian Center Awards Program provides scholarships of up to $1,500 for superior applicants to study Indonesian in CLI-Arizona.

ASU students, non-ASU students, teachers, and other non-students are eligible to apply for this funding.

Apply by January 25, 2019

 

NEED-BASED FEE REDUCTION

The Melikian Center offers a $1,000 reduction of the published 2019 CLI program fee for qualified Pell-eligible students. This $1,000 reduction applies to Tempe-based or study abroad programs, up to the total program fee. Please indicate your Pell eligibility on the general application to be considered for this fee reduction.

To learn more about Pell or to see if you are eligible, please visit: https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/types/grants-scholarships/pell

Program Fee:

Thanks to ASU institutional support, CLI does not charge tuition (in-state or out-of-state) for its credit-bearing courses. 

Instead of tuition fees, we charge a flat administrative fee of $1,500.*

*For information about our reduced program fees for PELL-eligible students, please see the “Funding” tab.

Please keep in mind this fee covers academics only. It does not cover room, board, travel, study abroad program fees, books, or insurance.

This fee is the same regardless of language, and number of credits taken.

Study abroad in Bali

CLI's summer program in Bali helps students extend and solidify the communicative and cultural skills they develop during intensive classes on the ASU campus.

The program provides 3 hours a day of classroom instruction, during which students review the material covered in Arizona, with an emphasis on listening and speaking skills. In the afternoon and on weekends, the program offers excursions and extra-curricular activities led by local activity guides.

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COURSE DATES
July 15 - Aug 9

ACADEMIC CREDIT
3 credits of SLC 494 "Indonesian language overseas"

ELIGIBILITY
Successful completion of 1st-Year Indonesian in CLI-Tempe

SYLLABUS
https://melikian.asu.edu/cli/course-syllabi

COACHES AND GUIDES
The Bali program makes heavy use of language coaches and activity guides. Coaches and guides work with students in small groups outside of class time to practice conversational skills, to explore the city, and to complete classroom-related extramural assignments. 

CULTURAL PROGRAMS

In addition to 3 hours of day of language class, students and their Indonesian activity partners participate in at least 3 hours a week of extracurricular activities, including but not limited to: "survival skills" exercises (buying food, negotiating cab rides, asking for directions, etc.), visits to historic sites, and hands-on activities, including Indonesian martial arts, southeast Asian culinary classes, batik painting lessons, etc.

Students enjoy one free weekend; and one major out-of-town excursion, in Indonesian, with their activity partners.

LOCATION
Denpasar is the capital of Bali. With a population of 500,000, Denpasar is a modern city with a distinctly Balinese vibe. The city is known for Pasar Badung, its largest traditional market; for its Art Center, the site of the annual Bali Art Festival; and for its Performing Arts School. Denpasar is a city of monuments and statues, the best known of which is Bajra Sandhi, the monument of peace. Denpasar provides easy access to points of interest in Bali, and it is only 30 minutes from Ngurah Rai International Asirport.

ABOUT THE PROGRAM
The CLI Indonesian in Bali program is provided in cooperation with the Ngurah Rai University. Courses are held on the university's fully-appointed classrooms in eastern Denpasar.

Students live with host families, who provide breakfast and dinner. Students make their own lunch arrangements.

PROJECT GO 

The ROTC Global Officer Project (Project GO) provides full scholarships for the study of 1st-Year Indonesian in CLI-Tempe/Bali.

See PROJECT GO @ ASU for details.  

Apply by January 24, 2019

https://projectgo.embark.com/apply/abroad

 

MELIKIAN CENTER FUNDING FOR ALL OTHER PARTICIPANTS 

Supported by the Melikian Center's endowment and by private donations, the Melikian Center Awards Program provides scholarships of up to $4,000 for superior applicants to study Indonesian in CLI-Tempe/Bali.

ASU students, non-ASU students, teachers, and other non-students are eligible to apply for this funding.

Apply by January 25, 2019

 

THE BENJAMIN A. GILMAN INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP 

The State Department's Gilman Scholarship provides awards of up to $8000 for students in financial need to study abroad, including in CLI overseas programs. Gilman applications require certification of the program by your institution's study-abroad office.  If you apply for Gilman support, please contactcli@asu.edu for assistance in getting the required information to your institution.

Gilman summer study applications are accepted from August to October  and January to March. Please apply for the early competition, if possible, since applicants to the later competition will not learn their award status until after the deadline to commit to CLI study. Please contact cli@asu.edu for details on timing your Gilman application.

 

NEED-BASED FEE REDUCTION

The Melikian Center offers a $1,000 reduction of the published 2019 CLI program fee for qualified Pell-eligible students. This $1,000 reduction applies to Tempe-based or study abroad programs, up to the total program fee. Please indicate your Pell eligibility on the general application to be considered for this fee reduction.

To learn more about Pell or to see if you are eligible, please visit: https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/types/grants-scholarships/pell

The CLI Summer in Bali, Indonesian program fee of $4,000* includes:

  • 60 hours of instruction
  • 4 weeks in homestay
  • breakfast and dinner
  • excursions
  • 12 hours with language coaches and activity partners
  • cell phone
  • airport pick-up and drop-off
  • insurance

It does not include:

  • international travel
  • lunch
  • local transporation
  • other personal expenses

*All prices and descriptions on this page subject to change. Participants are responsible for checking current prices and details before signing housing or meal contracts.