Hello everyone, my name is Andika, I am 27 years old, and I have been an Indonesian language teacher for over seven years. Currently, I am working as a teacher of Bahasa Indonesia at the Indonesian Embassy in Helsinki, Finland.
I was born and raised in Indonesia. I have a Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) in Indonesian language and literature, and a Master of Arts in Applied Linguistics from the University of Melbourne. I speak with a neutral Indonesian accent.
Currently, I am focusing on Indonesian online teaching. I enjoy teaching, and since 2014 I focus especially on teaching Indonesian to foreign speakers. I also have a Bahasa Indonesia bagi Penutur Asing (BIPA) teaching certificate which was issued by the Ministry of Education.
It’s important that classes are relaxed, comfortable, and are enjoyable as well as fruitful. I offer a flexible approach which means that I’ll customize, adapt and provide lessons to meet individual needs. I offer feedback, corrections, and suggestions throughout the lesson and welcome feedback from students so that we can work together to provide a beneficial lesson every time.
After a trial lesson with me, I will show you where your current limitations are, and how they can be improved upon. I will also provide you with homework after every lesson, and additional resources for you to study.
I can help you improve your Indonesian in a fast, friendly, and dynamic way. I have taught all ages, from kindergartners to adults, and I understand that every student is different and learns at their own pace. As a teacher, it is my job to find the best solution to help you improve - give me a chance and I promise you won't be disappointed! :-)