Myra Mentari Abubakar


Myra holds degree in Master of Education. She is currently a PhD Candidate at the School of Culture History and Language, Australian National University. Prior to pursuing PhD, she was a lecturer at several universities in Aceh, Indonesia. She is currently writing a dissertation on A Study of Female Heroism in Indonesia. An overview of her research can be found here.  

Bahasa Indonesia teaching experiences: 

  • Bahasa Indonesia tutor - School of Culture History and Language, The Australian National University 
  • Bahasa Indonesia Language Teacher - Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs, Australian National University 
  • Bahasa Indonesia Language Trainer -Defence Force School of Languages (DFSL), Canberra, Australia
  • Indonesian Language Teacher Assistant (ILTA) - Alfred Deakin High School, Canberra, Australia.

"Myra is a talented teacher. She is helpful and easy to work with, approachable by the students, and committed to excellence in language teaching and student learning. Myra is a PhD scholar at the Gender Media and Cultural Studies Program, CAP. Her in-depth knowledge about Indonesian cultures is highly relevant to her role as an Indonesian teacher."

Wayan Arka, Professor of Linguistics, Australian National University. 


Beginning Indonesian 1

Indonesian is spoken in Indonesia, Malaysia, Brunei, Serawak, and Singapore, and it is one of the easiest languages to learn. This course is designed for beginners, who want to learn Indonesian la...

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Beginning Indonesian 2

This course will continue to develop your skills in Bahasa and help build confidence, especially in listening and speaking skills. Culture and tradition related to topics will also be discussed. C...

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