Bahasa Indonesian language resources – Language Links Database

Indonesian (Bahasa Indonesia [baˈhasa.indoneˈsia]) is the official language of Indonesia. It is a standardized register of Malay, an Austronesian language which has been used as a lingua franca in the Indonesian archipelago for centuries. Most Indonesians also speak one of more than 700 indigenous languages.

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Native speakers: 23 million (2000), Over 140 million L2 speakers (no date)

Official language in: Indonesia

Indonesian Grammar and Pronunciation

  • - Indonesian lessons for beginners
  • Learn101
    Learn Indonesian, by going step by step. All the lessons contain audio and are all offered for free. We will learn the alphabet together. We will also review some simple grammar rules, practice common phrases, and we will have fun memorizing many important vocabulary lists.”
  • MyLanguages - check courses about adjectives, adverbs, articles, gender (feminine, masculine…), negation, nouns, numbers, phrases, plural, prepositions, pronouns, questions, verbs, vocabulary, exercises
  • - Indonesian grammar
  • - 265 Indonesian lessons
  • is a textbook for the Indonesian language (bahasa Indonesia) for beginners. It will take you about 350 hours to complete the 113 lessons. Upon completion of “The Indonesian Way” you are able to communicate effectively in Indonesian.
  • ILanguages - this site is designed to teach you and help you learn Indonesian for free through vocabulary, phrases, grammar and flashcards (vocabulary trainer)
  • Hello-World - language lessons for children, more than 500 free games and activities
  • - pronunciation guide
  • - beginner, intermediate and advanced Indonesian including grammar, travel and business lessons
  • IeLanguages - Indonesian Tutorial
  • Linguanaut
    “We offer free Indonesian (Bahasa) lessons online, from Phrases, Alphabet, Numbers, Adjectives, Prepositions, Verbs, Vocabulary used in Indonesia. Most of the lessons contain expressions used for the everyday life conversations, through them you can learn how to say specific sentences, so they might come handy if you memorize them."
  • - small e-course that uses audio to teach spoken Indonesian, as well as a vocabulary course and pronunciation pointers (Free registration required
  • - lessons with interactive exercises, dictionaries, pronunciation guide, games
  • University of Wisconsin - a course based on clips from Indonesian films with lots of exercises. For intermediate to advanced students. IT requires Internet Explorer to play videos so you’ll probably skip this course! 😀
  • WikiBooks - Indonesian lessons
  • - the Itty Bitty Indonesian Course
  • - comparative tutorials on Indonesian grammar, vocabulary, numbers

Digitized Grammar Books

Indonesian Vocabulary

Vocabulary-related (and digitized) E-books

Indonesian Reading Materials

Indonesian Dictionaries

Digitized Dictionaries

Indonesian Listening and Video Resources

Podcasts / Audiobooks

TV / Video / Movies

  • MyEasyTv - a list of TV stations in Indonesia
  • WwiTV - a list of over 10 TV stations from Indonesia
  • Reddit - a list of movies


  • - a list of over 140 radio stations


Indonesian In Other Languages

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