- Code BURM1002
- Unit Value 6 units
- 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 UGRD
- Mode of delivery Online or In Person
- Co-taught Course
Winter Session 2016
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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.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to: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
Other InformationBurmese within the Asian Language Major
Burmese instruction is supported by the Southeast Asian Centre. Burmese may be included in the study sequence for most of the Asian languages on offer in the College, but students must satisfy the minimum requirements for their designated Asian language major and should seek advice from the Sub Dean or the relevant language convenor.
This course will run over two separate weeks, from 9am to 5pm, in winter session:
Monday 20 June - Friday 24 June
Monday 11 July - Friday 15 July
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%
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Requisite and Incompatibility
Burmese By Ear or Essential Myanmar by John
Okell (free download)
This course is for students who have not previously studied of Burmese.
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|6788||20 Jun 2016||24 Jun 2016||01 Jul 2016||15 Jul 2016||In Person||N/A|