• Offered by School of Culture History and Language
  • ANU College ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
  • Course subject Burmese
  • Areas of interest Asian Languages
  • Academic career Undergraduate
  • Course convener
    • Ms Yuri Takahashi
  • Mode of delivery Online or In Person
  • Co-taught Course BURM6002
  • Offered in First Semester 2017
    See Future Offerings

This course will introduce students to the Burmese language, and provide them with beginner level communicative commands, with an emphasis on conversation in every day situations. Students will also begin to familiarise themselves with reading and writing Burmese script. 

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, students should be be able to:
1. give, request and understand simple personal and biographical information
2. give, request and understand simple directions about location
3. give and follow simple instructions
4. make simple transactions in shops, restaurants or other familiar situations
5. use simple communication strategies to ask for help with or repetition of unfamiliar words
6. read some short, basic information texts in Burmese

Indicative Assessment

1. In class participation - 10%
2. Quizzes - 5%
3.Mid term written test - 15%
4. Mid term oral test - 15%
5. Final oral test - 30%
6. Final written test - 25%

The ANU uses Turnitin to enhance student citation and referencing techniques, and to assess assignment submissions as a component of the University's approach to managing Academic Integrity. While the use of Turnitin is not mandatory, the ANU highly recommends Turnitin is used by both teaching staff and students. For additional information regarding Turnitin please visit the ANU Online website.

Workload

Contact hours for this course are 4 hours per week. Students are expected to spend 7-8 hours per week on independent study. The total workload for the course is 130 hours including class time and independent study. 

Requisite and Incompatibility

BURM6002 Incompatible

Prescribed Texts

Burmese By Ear or Essential Myanmar by John Okell (free download) 
https://www.soas.ac.uk/bbe/

Majors

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
Band 1
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2017 $2856
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2017 $4080
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings and Dates

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery
4498 20 Feb 2017 27 Feb 2017 31 Mar 2017 26 May 2017 In Person

Responsible Officer: Registrar, Student Administration / Page Contact: Website Administrator / Frequently Asked Questions