- Code MNGL6002
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by School of Culture History and Language
- ANU College ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
- Course subject Mongolian Language
- Areas of interest Asian Languages
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 OutcomesOn 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 AssessmentMid-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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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
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 ListSurvival 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
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- Student Contribution Band:
- Band 1
- Unit value:
- 6 units
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Offerings and Dates
|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|