• 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, Asian Studies

This course will build on the skills learned in Burmese 1. 

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

Upon completion of this course, students should be able to:
1. Have a good knowledge of grammar of spoken Burmese and basic vocabulary.
2. Keep up a conversation for a short time on daily life topics such as st shops, schools and hospitals.
3. Read longer passages in Burmese written in the colloquial style.
4. Write longer passages in the colloquial Burmese style on daily topics.

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%

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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

To enrol in this course students will need to have completed BURM1002 or undertake a Burmese language proficiency test. Incompatible with BURM6003.

Prescribed Texts

'Burmese: An Introduction to the Spoken Language Book 2' & 'Burmese: An Introduction to the Script' (both John Okell) (both Northern Illinois University Press, 2010)
Other course materials will be provided on the class Wattle website.

Preliminary Reading

'Burmese by Ear' by John Okell or 'Burmese: An Introduction to the Spoken Language Book 1' by John Okell

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:
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, Dates and Class Summary Links

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only.
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
9818 24 Jul 2017 31 Jul 2017 31 Aug 2017 27 Oct 2017 In Person N/A

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