of the snowy weather, future Indonesian language ambassadors headed to
Indonesian Consulate for participating in the opening of Training for Trainers Kelas Bahasa Indonesia program
which was held on Saturday, February 7, 2015. The 12 selected
participants came from New York, Philadelphia, and Connecticut. Though
the differences of their background, all participants hold one vision
which is to become the voice of Indonesia who will spread Indonesian
language to the whole world.
said that there had been interests from their company to give training
in Indonesian languge for their employee who will be posted in
Indonesia, but the absence of structuralized Indonesian language
teaching held them back. From that point on, participants are eagerly
looking for the best way to teach Indonesian language.
for Social-Cultural Affairs of Indonesian Consulate gave his opening
remarks and appreciation to all participants. He sincerely hoped that
participants could get benefit from the training and spread the
Indonesian language in USA. The training which was led by Indriyo
Sukmono, a lecturer of Bahasa Indonesia for Yale University, gave a new
perspective to participants about standardize system on Teaching
Indonesian Language as Foreign Language. The participants also learned
how to understand the learning style of their students so they can teach
in the most comfort way to their students’ needs.