- Code BURM1003
- 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, Asian Studies, Asia Pacific Studies, Language Studies, Asia-Pacific Studies
This course is offered 100% online
This course will build on the skills learned in Burmese 1.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:On satisfying the requirements of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills at an Advanced Beginner level of Burmese to:
1. Reproduce Burmese pronunciation in Burmese script with some basic knowledge of irregular spellings.
2. Use an active vocabulary of around 700 items.
3. Recognise and produce contextually appropriate utterances in the sentence structures of colloquial Burmese relevant to frequently occurring situations in everyday life.
4. Read and produce texts written in colloquial style Burmese such as personal messages, speech scripts and some cartoons.
5. Demonstrate an understanding of cultural practices which includes social etiquettes, basic knowledge of their traditional and national events.
Equivalent to CEFR A1-A2; MLT (Myanmar Language Test) M1
This is a co-taught course. Any cap on enrolments in one course applies to both courses combined.
- In class participation (LOs 1,2, 3, 4, 5)
- Quizzes (LOs 1,3,4)
- Mid-term written test (LOs 1,3, 4, 5)
- Mid-term oral test (LOs 1,3, 5 )
- Final oral test (LOs 1,2,3,4,5)
- Final written test (LOs 1,2,3,4,5)
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WorkloadBurmese 2 will have 120 minutes of online class per week. Each week students are expected to study for 5.5 hours per week as follows:
1. Before each online class, spend 120 minutes working on the written and audio materials for the lesson, and memorising the new vocabulary and statements. Check the new grammar to be introduced at the online class.
2. Participate in one 120 minute online class.
3. 90 minutes completing the online follow-up exercises regarding listening, speaking, reading and writing skills and vocabulary. This time includes a weekly quiz (30 minutes).
4. Students are also expected to spend at least 4.5 hours on individual study practising the week’s written and spoken language forms and vocabulary and reviewing feedback on their work.
The total workload for this course is 130 hours including independent study.
Requisite and Incompatibility
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
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- 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||Class Summary|
|9459||22 Jul 2019||29 Jul 2019||31 Aug 2019||25 Oct 2019||Online||N/A|