• Offered by School of Culture History and Language
  • ANU College ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
  • Classification Transitional
  • Course subject Mongolian Language
  • Areas of interest Asian Languages
  • Academic career Postgraduate
  • Course convener
    • Prof Li Narangoa
  • Mode of delivery Online or In Person
  • Co-taught Course MNGL1002
  • Offered in First Semester 2018
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This course will introduce students to the Mongolian language. Students will start learning Modern Mongolian and use of the Cyrillic script, as well as basic Mongolian pronunciation and grammar. Through learning the language students will also be introduced to Mongolian cultures and traditions. By the end of the course students will be able to use main cases and verb tenses in conversation and writing. 

Learning Outcomes

On satisfying the requirements of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills at an Introductory level of Mongolian to:

1. Pronounce all Mongolian consonants, vowels, and the changes that occur when letters are stacked.
2. Recognize the Mongolian Cyrillic script and reproduce its syllabary to write words with accuracy.
3. Use correctly all 400 vocabulary items introduced in the course textbook.
4. Identify and produce practised sentence structures in colloquial Mongolian, which will allow them to conduct basic conversations, write short notes, and read short texts on everyday concrete topics.
5. Conduct a simple conversation based on models covered in the course textbook on such topics as: greetings; introducing personal details of themselves or family members; and talking about daily activities.
6. Describe the national festivals, customs, costumes, and cultures of food and drink practised in Mongolia.

Indicative Assessment

Mid-term test - 25% (LOs 2,3)
Oral test - 10% (LOs 1,3,5)
On-going tests and quizzes at completion of every lesson - 20% (LOs 1,2,3,4)
Writing project - 10% (LOs 2,6)
Final examination - 35% (LOs 2,3,4,5,6)

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Workload

Ten hours per week total, including 1 hour face-to-face online tutorial, 3 hours of online modules and 6 hours of independent study.

Requisite and Incompatibility

You may not enrol in this course if you have previously completed MNGL1002.

Prescribed Texts

The following texts are available for purchase from the School of Culture, History and Language Student Office:

  • Sain baina uu Mongolian Language Textbook One by L.Tserenchunt and Sharon Luethy  with a cassette
  • Khalkha Mongolian Pronunciation by Ch.Battulga and Mika Laiho with a cassette

Suggested textbooks and materials:

  • Survival Mongolian by Legdengiin Tserenchunt and Sharon Luethy with a cassette.
  • Mongolian Grammar by Rita Kullmann and D. Tserenpil, 2001
  • English-Mongolian and Mongolian English mini-dictionary by Pureviin Uvsh and Legdengiin Tserenchunt, 2004 

Indicative Reading List

Survival Mongolian by Legdengiin Tserenchunt and Sharon Luethy with a cassette.
Mongolian Grammar by Rita Kullmann and D. Tserenpil, 2001
English-Mongolian and Mongolian English mini-dictionary by Pureviin Uvsh and Legdengiin Tserenchunt, 2004

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
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
4409 19 Feb 2018 26 Feb 2018 31 Mar 2018 25 May 2018 Online

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