Learn Indonesian Language Worksheets for Beginner

So, you have learned about Indonesian grammar and Indonesian popular phrases, but how do you know that your comprehension in language is getting better? Yes, there is one way to measure how much you understand Bahasa Indonesia is through worksheets. Here we create Indonesian Language Worksheets to help increase your comprehension.

About Indonesian worksheets

Indonesian language worksheets contain basic exercise of grammar, vocabulary, word order, reading, and many more. Most of the material in this worksheet includes basic knowledge of the language.

Main aim of Indonesian worksheets

The main aim of Indonesian worksheets is to test how much you understand the language. You may have learned about Indonesian vocabulary, Indonesian grammar, Indonesian word order, and so on. The level of difficulty is easy because this worksheet is aimed for beginner learners.

Types of Indonesian language worksheets

Indonesian language worksheets for beginner consist of some types according to the material. In this worksheet, there are vocabulary, word order, reading, and grammar.

1.  Indonesian Vocabulary

When learning a language, memorizing the vocabularies is crucial. The more diverse vocabulary that you memorize, you will have better speech using the language. We have loads of articles about Indonesian words and meaning.

Translate these words into English!

  • Menjahit:
  • Menyusun:
  • Melipat:
  • Belajar:
  • Bekerja:
  • Makan:
  • Salam:
  • Badai:
  • Senang:
  • Tukar:
  • Lihat:

Find the similar meaning of Indonesian to English words

  • Nasi                                           – table
  • Pintu                                         – take
  • Cinta                                          – rice
  • Ambil                                         – door
  • Meja                                           – love
  • Dorong                                       – time
  • Jalan                                           – push
  • Orang                                          – street
  • Waktu                                         – people

What is the opposite? Find the opposite of these words.

  • Besar (………………………….)
  • Tinggi (………………………….)
  • Panjang (……………………………)
  • Kering (……………………………)
  • Kaku (……………………………)
  • Sehat (…………………………….)
  • Lapar (…………………………….)
  • Siang  (…………………………….)
  • Cantik (…………………………….)

2. Indonesian Word order

Indonesian word order is quite similar to English. The main formula is subject, verb, and object. You can learn more about Indonesian word order and let see if you can answer the following questions.

Arrange the jumbled words into a correct sentence.

  • Pergi – kemarin – Edo – bekerja
  • Tanaman – Ayah – menyiram – sedang – air – dengan
  • Rumah – kapan – sampai- kamu – ? – di
  • Pasar – Ria – membeli – pergi – ke – beras
  • Orang – Andi – adalah – ramah – yang
  • Makanan – Indonesia – pokok – nasi – adalah – orang
  • Baju – ibu – mencuci – sabun – dengan  

3. Indonesian Reading Comprehension 

Tempe dan tahu adalah sumber protein utama di Indonesia. Hampir setiap hari, masyarakat Indonesia mengkonsumsi olahan kedelai ini karena tingkat gizi yang baik. Tapi, tahukah kamu kalau tempe ternyata mempunyai kandungan protein yang lebih tinggi dari pada tahu?

Berdasarkan penelitian, tempe mempunyai kandungan protein sebesar 15,4 gram sedangkan tahu mempunyai kandungan protein sebesar 10 gram saja. Perbedaan kandungan protein pada tahu dan tempe disebabkan karena proses pengolahan yang berbeda.

Questions

  • What are the main protein resource Indonesian residents eat every day?
  • Which one has higher protein level? Why?

4. Indonesian Grammar

Indonesian grammar is considered as one of the easiest among other languages. This is because Indonesian grammar does not has verb infliction and the tenses is simpler than English. However, one thing about Indonesian grammar which is considered the most confusing is affixes. Indonesian words are categorized into two which are root words and modified words. The modified words are created from root words and affixes. Below is some exercise of root words and affixes.

Make these root words into another word using affixes

  • Bicara + (prefix) me- =
  • Lihat + (prefix) me- =
  • Masak + (prefix) me- =
  • Nyanyi + (prefix-sufix) me-+-kan =
  • Lari +(prefix-suffix) ber-+-an=
  • Siram +(prefix) me-=
  • Peluk +(prefix) me- =
  • Potong +(prefix) di- =

Check out to find out about Indonesia Grammar for Beginner

5. Common Indonesian Greetings

Indonesian residents are highly appreciate greetings and politeness especially when you try to speak in Bahasa Indonesia. You can check out our other posts about greeting etiquette in Indonesia.

Write your expression when someone one asks you this sentence in Bahasa Indonesia.

A: Halo, bagaimana kabar kamu hari ini?

Your response: ……………………………….

A: Kamu sedang apa disini?

Your response: ……………………………..

A: Apakah kamu bisa berbahasa Indonesia?

Your response: …………………………….

Please explain when you use these greeting!

  • Selamat malam :
  • Selamat pagi :
  • Selamat jalan :
  • Sampai jumpa lagi :
  • Selamat ulang tahun :
  • Senang bertemu dengan anda :

Learning greetings in Bahasa Indonesia is basic as you will use the words in every day conversation. Make sure you include greetings lesson in the learning.

Conclusion

If you think about learning Bahasa Indonesia seriously, you can use this worksheet to measure how well you understand the language. You can print this page and do the exercise. To make learning easier, you can try different types of method or check out our post about easy ways to learn Bahasa Indonesia for beginner.