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General English Certificate Day at IALF Bali - December 12th

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General English Certificate Day at IALF Bali - December 12th

 

Following each General English Term at IALF Bali, students are invited to collect their certificates and goodie bags. This process started on December 12th when about 200 students arrived to collect their items. Over the period of the following week another 300 - 400 students will also call in to IALF Bali to collect their hard earned certificates.

IALF Bali's next General English Term begins on January 12th.

Registration opens today, December 12th, for the first General English course for 2015. 


 

Silver Anniversary Celebrations for IALF Jakarta

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On Thursday, December 4th, 2014, IALF Jakarta held their 25th Silver Anniversary Celebrations. This special event was held in conjunction with their Annual Staff End of Year Lunch. During the event,special awards were given to 7 members of staff who were recognized for their 10 - 30 years of professional service with IALF Jakarta.

Bapak Suprapto (Chairperson of IALF Board of Managers), Bapak Adyawarman (IALF Board of Supervisors), Bapak Joko Tulodo (Member of IALF Board of Managers) and Ibu Denise Finney, CEO of IALF, were all special guests for this event. Everyone enjoyed delicious food, warm chats and a festive blue-silver ambience in honor of IALF Jakarta's Silver Anniversary.



After 25 years, the IALF Jakarta team continues to provide high quality language training services.


Library Department at IALF Jakarta left to right: Tuladi, Donna, Wiwin, Rina, Sutarno together with Denise Finney,
CEO of IALF, and Simone Samuels, Academic Programs Manager IALF Jakarta.

Staff and teachers at IALF Jakarta enjoy the festive moment and togetherness over a meal.

Long Service Award Recipients from left to right: Douglas Leurquin (Examiner Trainer, 15 years of service), Ichsan (Driver, 30 years of service), Asjik Mubanar (Bahasa Indonesia Teacher, 20 years of service), Kirana Widayanti (P&A Manager, 10 years of service), Rina Dewanti ( Head Librarian , 20 years of service), Sutarno, Library Staff (30 years of service), David Airth (Teacher, 20 years of service). Another recipient, Suharmin Logito (Senior Accountant, 20 years of service) was not present at the time.


STIKES at IALF Bali - December 2014

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Over 300 hundred students from Sekolah Tinggi Ilmu Kesehatan (STIKES) Bali have studied at IALF this year.  STIKES Has been working with IALF for many years. Since 2007, over 3,600 students from STIKES have studied English at IALF in Bali. Courses have been designed to improve the English language levels of young students who very soon will be working in hospitals and clinics.

Sixty four Midwifery students completed their courses in early December with a Closing Ceremony and an Aussie-styled BBQ at IALF.  The teacher for this final term for the Midwifery students was Arya.

IALF PodcastArya - listen to him talking about his STIKES students.

     

STIKES Nurses training STIKES Nurses training
STIKES Nurses training STIKES Nurses training

 

SD Junior Day - December 5th at IALF Bali

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Sarah and Jenny

On Friday, December 5th students from Young Learners courses at IALF Bali enjoyed their end of term SD Junior Day Party. They have finished their courses and it was time for some singing and dancing, fun and games. They even brought their parents to have some fun with them. Young Learner courses at IALF Bali are taught by professional, highly trained young teachers who involve their young students in all sorts of English language activities including projects, art and role plays. Young Learners at IALF love their classes.

For more phtographs of the SD Junior Day please go to IALF's Facebook Page.


IALF Podcast Jenny - listen to one of the parents, Jenny,  talk about her history with IALF and about her children,  both currently studying at IALF, and the importance of English for them.

 


     

 

 

SD Junior Day - December 5th at IALF Bali
SD Junior Day - December 5th at IALF Bali
SD Junior Day - December 5th at IALF Bali
SD Junior Day - December 5th at IALF Bali
SD Junior Day - December 5th at IALF Bali
SD Junior Day

 

Strong IALF links in Australia

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IALF has enjoyed strong links with schools within the Diocese of Lismore, in north-eastern New South Wales, for 5 years. Teachers and students welcome young IALF instructors each year to assist with the teaching of Indonesian language and culture at their schools.  Assistance is delivered in the classroom situation, through teacher workshops, and by working directly with the students. IALF teachers have worked in Lismore since 2011 - Agus in 2011: Made and Anik in 2012, Cahyani and Pam last year, and for 2014 it will be Pam and Asri.  

In addition teachers from the Diocese of Lismore join the 2-week intensive Indonesian language course every January at IALF Bali to further enhance their Bahasa Indonesia.

 

Staff Profile - Julio Martins - East Timor English Language Program

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Julio MartinsJulio Martins is from Ermera, a small town to the west of Dili in Timor-Leste, and has worked in the field of education and teacher training since 2007.   Last year Julio began working with ETELP, as Manager for INSET, to develop a school-based In-Service Teacher Training program for English language teachers in schools in Timor-Leste.   

The INSET program is being trialled with around 90 teachers from 25 schools across two rural districts, Ainaro and Manufahi. It covers English Language Upgrading and Teaching Methodology, and is taught by a team of four Master Trainers. Last year the Master Trainers followed a special ‘Training of Trainers’ program, which included English Language Development, English Language Teaching Methodology, and the Timor-Leste National Certificate IV in Training & Assessment.

Julio’s enthusiasm and interest in this work is clear to see as he travels the districts supporting the Master Trainers as they work with teachers in Ainaro and Manufahi. Teachers are already responding very positively to the INSET program and say it really helps them with their English language and daily classroom planning and techniques. Upon successful completion it is hoped that the INSET program will be accredited nationally, and teachers and students of English in Timor-Leste can look forward to continuing improvements in the teaching and learning of English in their schools.

ETELP is a project funded by the Australian Government (through DFAT) in partnership with the Ministry of Education, Timor-Leste, and managed by the IALF.

IALF PodcastJulio - his own introduction

     

IALF PodcastJulio - his work before ETELP

      Julio Martins

IALF PodcastJulio - ETELP and INSET

     

IALF PodcastJulio - INSET participant response to the program so far

     

IALF PodcastJulio - proud to be working with ETELP in Timor-Leste

     

 



New Options for IELTS Preparation at IALF Jakarta

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his year IALF Jakarta merged the IELTS Prep 1 and 2 classes into one combined IELTS Prep program. This has been designed to develop stronger foundations for students by providing challenging test-taking strategies and engaging assignments.

IALF Jakarta’s 2-week intensive courses and 5-week semi-intensive course are now run over four days, from Tuesday to Friday each week. This allows for slightly longer class sessions which are better suited to IELTS practice exercises and also provides for a three-day break giving students time to consolidate what they have learned during the previous week.

In response to overwhelming demand, IALF Jakarta is now running IELTS Prep on Saturdays. The new 8-week course runs from 08.45 - 16.00, (with an hour's break for lunch), every Saturday for five weeks. The class is intensive and focused and gives students an opportunity to concentrate on their language studies without the stress of coping with the demands of work or school on that day, and of course allows them to avoid Jakarta's horrendous weekday traffic.

So far this year more than 1,100 students have registered for IELTS Preparation courses at IALF Jakarta. This number is expected to increase over the coming months as awareness grows about the new programs and as people find out how easy it now is to book a place for an IELTS test at any one of the IALF centres using the online registration and payment service.

 

ASILE 2014 - a great success

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Lee and Jenny are long time friends of IALF and they returned to IALF earlier this week for ASILE. Joining 100 other teachers of bahasa Indonesia, they both participated in a series of sessions and activities which made up this two day, international conference. These sessions were designed to help all participants improve their understanding of both bahasa Indonesia, how to teach it to their students and how to use networking across the seas to make their classrooms more vibrant and productive.

During the conference both Jenny and Lee took time to talk about ASILE and their ongoing involvement with IALF.

IALF PodcastLee and Jenny - introduce themselves

     

IALF PodcastJenny - talks about ASILE

     

IALF PodcastLee - talks about IALF as a excellent place for people to study languages

     

IALF Bali, in collaboration with Balai Bahasa Indonesia Canberra (BBI ACT), Balai Bahasa Indonesia Perth (BBIP), Badan Pengembangan dan Pembinaan Bahasa, APBIPA Indonesia, Bahasa Kita and Green School recently hosted the ASILE Conference 2014. The conference was conducted on Monday and Tuesday, 29 and 30 September 2014 in Bali, and IALF welcomed teachers, administrators and the general public interested in the teaching and study of Indonesian language and culture.

For full details of conference papers presented - http://www.ialf.edu/asileconference.html

ASILE Bali

Trinity College London Certificate in TESOL at IALF Bali
(Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages)

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IALF Bali is an approved centre for the delivery of the Trinity Cert TESOL, an internationally recognized professional teaching qualification. The 4-week course is conducted 3 times per year. If you want a qualification that can take you all over the world, or you are a teacher in Indonesia and want international certification then the Trinity College London Certificate in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) course is the one for you.

Kristen Spangaro has just completed her Trinity Cert TESOL course at IALF Bali and talks about the course - check out and listen to the IALF podcast. Along with her fellow participants Kristen enjoyed every minute of the course and now she is qualified and ready to teach English anywhere in the world.

IALF PodcastKristen - talking about her Trinity Cert TESOL course at IALF Bali.

     

Kristen - TESOL at IALF Bali

Here are three of the Trinity Cert TESOL course participants relaxing at their post-course dinner in late July 2014. From left to right; Emma from Germany, Nurul (aka “Mooza”) from Malaysia and Kristen from Australia.

 

Ni Ketut Sudiani, from Denpasar,  is a recipient of the
Australia-Indonesia Emerging Writers Exchange 2014

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Ni Ketut Sudiani from Denpasar will travel to Australia in early July to attend the Emerging Writers’ Festival in Melbourne. Her co-recipient of these awards, Luke Ryan, from Melbourne was recently a participant of the Bali Emerging Writers Festival in Ubud. These two young writers from Australia and Indonesia are part of an Emerging
Writers Exchange. The exchange is a part of the Australian Embassy Jakarta’s Arts and Cultural Program 2014.

Australia’s Ambassador to Indonesia Greg Moriarty said the reciprocal visits would give both writers valuable international exposure and experience. “I am pleased the embassy can support the early careers of these two writers in this way.  This is a great opportunity to broaden their professional networks and enjoy the exposure to a different literary tradition and cultural environment,” the Ambassador said.

Ketut Sudiani recently visited IALF in Bali to talk about her English language skills, her writing and her award with Kevin, PR Manager for IALF.

Listen to Sudiani right here by clicking on IALF's audio podcasts:

IALF PodcastSudiani - talking about learning English

     

IALF PodcastSudiani - what she said about her first novel

     

IALF PodcastSudiani what she said about Bali Emerging Writers' Festival

     

Ni Ketut Sudiani
Sudiani presenting a copy of her book to Ibu Titin,
IALF Bali’s librarian.
Ni Ketut Sudiani
Sudiani, at home in Denpasar, sitting at her desk where she
wrote her first book, “The Voices of Butterflies: A Novel
Ni Ketut Sudiani
Sudiani talking about her new book at a special Emerging Writer’s luncheon in Bali in early May.

 

IELTS at IALF

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Are you thinking of taking the IELTS test in Indonesia? Be sure to enjoy a better test experience with IALF.

  • online registration and payment
  • one day test (including Speaking)
  • one location
  • high quality sound system
  • disabled candidates catered for
  • quiet test environment
  • musholla

Check out this video for more information.




Check out this video for  more information  from Mustafa,
a current Australia Awards Scholarship awardee stdying at IALF Jakarta

 

 

 

 

 

 

‘My name is Muhamad Mustafa. I’m from Tangerang. I have to take the IELTS Test because I need to study in Australia. I did IELTS Test before in somewhere else last year and I did it again 3 months ago and then I can compare that having test in IALF Jakarta is good in term of facilities, in term of quietness, the place, the staff.... Everything is just make me feel comfortable which is very important for my IELTS.

I also enjoy IELTS Test in IALF Jakarta because the access also is very easy. I need to do all of these like in one day. So, here in IALF Jakarta I can get it because in other places I find they do the Speaking Test in different days than the other aspect of the test. So, I think ‘One Day Test’ is easy. Test itself is done in very quiet situation. Less noise here in IALF Jakarta. The IELTS preparation course is really help me in taking this test’.

 

 

IELTS at IALF - Online Registration & Payment

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Three reasons why IALF offers you better IELTS test experience:

REGISTER AND PAY ONLINE

Where to take the IELTS in Indonesia

Using the IELTS Registration & the Payment Online system you can

s register anywhere and at anytime
s register in advance for as many test sessions as you wish
s save time and money; no need to pay transfer fees
s preview your result online (https://results.ielts.org)

READY FOR THE TEST?

If you have all required information and documents prepared, it's time to unlock the world with IELTS.

Available for the following Test Locations:

  • Jakarta
  • Surabaya
  • Bali
  • Malang
  • Makassar
Professional, friendly examiners
and staff
Our IELTS examiners are well trained and certified with years of experience. They understand how you feel. Our members of staff are more than delighted to assist and support you from the pre-registration process to post-test services.



What is an IELTS TRY OUT with IALF?

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  • What is an IELTS TRY OUT with IALF?Learn about IELTS
  • Find out where to get additional information about IELTS
  • See examples of IELTS Task 1 and Task 2 writing
  • Observe a demonstration of an IELTS speaking test simulation
  • Try a speaking test simulation with a partner
  • Try a mock IELTS listening and reading test

** Approximately a 3 hour session

Check out the Pictures from the Event!

For more information about IELTS TRY OUT, contact:

IALF Jakarta
Plaza Kuningan
Menara Selatan,3rd floor
Jl HR. Rasuna Said Kav C11-14
Jakarta 12940
(021) 521-3350
Contact: Kiki, Puspita or Ika 
IALF Surabaya
Jl. Sumatera 49
Surabaya
(031) 502-6400
Contact: Tina

IALF Bali
Jl. Raya Sesetan 190
Denpasar
(0361) 225-243
Contact: Dewi

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Kursus Bahasa Inggris di Jakarta, Bali dan Surabaya IALF Jakarta
Plaza Kuningan, Menara Selatan, 3rd floor
Jl. H.R. Rasuna Said Kav C 11-14
Jakarta 12940
Tel. (021) 521-3350
Fax (021) 521-3349
ialfjkt@ialf.edu
IALF Surabaya
Jl. Sumatera 49
Surabaya 60281
East Java
Tel. (031) 502-6400
Fax (031) 502-6408
ialfsby@ialf.edu
IALF Bali
Jl. Raya Sesetan 190
Denpasar
Bali 80223
Tel. (0361) 225-243
Fax (0361) 263-509
ialfbali@ialf.edu

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