Formal Indonesian is taught and studied. It is expected to be used in schools, offices, on public occasions, and in writing. News, interviews on serious topics and announcements are also conducted in formal Indonesian.
English and Indonesian structures are specifically contrasted if the Indonesian structure is one which causes particularly difficulty for English-speaking learners. In order to provide a practical reference for most user needs this site is aimed for a certain degree of completeness. It can be difficult to conquer a new language, but to set up a business or shop in Indonesia, mastering the Indonesian language can sometimes be essential to the achievement of these goals.
The special needs of non native learners of Indonesian language are taken into account. Indonesian structures are differ significantly from corresponding structures in English. This site describes in all the major structures of Indonesian.
Indonesian Reference Grammar by Dr. James Sneddon
Indonesian: A Comprehensive Grammar by James Sneddon(Dec 26, 1996)
Colloquial Jakartan Indonesian (Pacific Linguistics, 581) by James Sneddon (2006)