Indonesian Category

Posted On September 17, 2020By Kyle SandmannIn Indonesian

A Virtual Bridge Between Cultures

Zoey is from Rochester, MN and an alumna of the Indonesian 2020 Virtual Summer Intensive program. The NSLI-Y Virtual Summer Intensive speaks true to its name: two hours of language instruction every weekday on Zoom, cultural classes on Sundays, cultural projects, two calls per week with our peer leaders, and completing the Global Competence Certificate. I looked forward to all of it. In those packed five weeks, I learned more and grew more online than I had imagined possible. Language classes contained a mix of vocabulary and images, basic grammarRead More
Aurelia with her YES Abroad host family
Aurelia Vanderwilde is an alumna of the 2018 Indonesian Summer program in Jakarta, Indonesia.  Two years ago, I studied abroad for six weeks on the NSLI-Y Indonesian summer program and this experience changed the trajectory of my life. I had always known that I wanted to study abroad, I took Chinese classes when I was younger and then participated in a Startalk summer program, which is where I learned about NSLI-Y. I first applied to NSLI-Y as a high school freshman but, was unfortunately not selected. The next year IRead More
Sam talking to children during a group activity
Sam O’Brien is an alumnus of the 2018 Indonesian Summer program in Jakarta, Indonesia.  Sam O’Brien was a participant on the inaugural NSLI-Y Indonesian program in the summer of 2018. Last summer, 2019, Sam traveled back to Jakarta, Indonesia, after he received a grant to intern with the Strategic Review, an Indonesian foreign affairs journal. The Strategic Review is a foreign policy journal that seeks to give an international platform to Indonesia’s top academics, government officials, and businesspeople. During his internship, Sam was responsible for social media rollouts and webRead More
Title slide of webinar
On October 24th, NSLI-Y Interactive hosted the first ever NSLI-Y Indonesian Alumni Webinar. NSLI-Y had its first Indonesian summer program this year (2018) and alumni from the program shared about their program experience through pictures, stories, and reflections. We invite you to watch the recording of this special event if you would like to learn more about NSLI-Y Indonesian.   Introducing the speakers for the event: Hello, my name is Aurelia and I’m from Spokane Valley Washington. I wanted to study Bahasa Indonesia so that I could learn more about IndonesiaRead More