- Code BURM2001
- Unit Value 6 units
This course will expand upon the competencies learned in Burmese 2. Students will develop lower intermediate spoken and written language skills in Burmese. By the end of the course students will be able to conduct a simple conversation and find their way around in Myanmar.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Demonstrate a basic knowledge of the grammar and vocabulary of literary Burmese.
- Apply a lower intermediate understanding of colloquial Burmese to engage in short conversations on non-technical topics.
- Comprehend short passages written in literary Burmese and critique colloquial Burmese texts at a lower intermediate level.
- Compose written passages in introductory literary Burmese.
- Compose extended written passages in colloquial Burmese on a range of non-technical topics.
- In class participation - 10% (LOs 1, 2, 3, 4)
- Quizzes - 5% (LOs 1, 3, 4)
- Mid term oral test - 15% (LOs 1, 2)
- Mid term written test - 15% (LOs 1, 3, 4, 5)
- Final oral test - 30% (LOs 1, 2)
- Final written test - 25% (LOs 1, 3, 4, 5)
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.
WorkloadContact 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
Prescribed Texts'Burmese: An Introduction to the Literary Style' & '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: An Introduction to the Spoken Language Book 2' by John Okell
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:
- 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.
Offerings and Dates
|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|4838||20 Feb 2017||27 Feb 2017||31 Mar 2017||26 May 2017||In Person||N/A|