- Code BURM2002
- Unit Value 6 units
This course will build on the skills learned in Burmese 3. Students will expand their Burmese conversational skills to intermediate level and will be able to use more sophisticated grammar to describe their daily lives.
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 a Intermediate level of Burmese to:
1. Reproduce Burmese pronunciation in Burmese script, including basic words drawn from Pali frequently used in the literary style.
2. Use an active vocabulary of around 1,600 items, including both colloquial style words and literary style words drawn from Pali.
3. Use sophisticated grammatical patterns in colloquial Burmese conversation and writing on matters regularly encountered in university, the work place, and at leisure; demonstrate knowledge of and analyse the grammar of literary Burmese and appropriate vocabulary for the style, largely drawn from Pail.
4. Demonstrate a solid knowledge of colloquial style Burmese in reading and writing by producing analysis of current affairs and short essays on a range of themes; comprehend basic, longer passages written in the literary style, such as notices, instructions and very short essays appeared in newspapers and magazines.
5. Appraise in an academic manner the cultural and social practices of Burmese societies.
Equivalent to CEFR A2-B1; MLT Myanmar Language test M2-3
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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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 TextsAuthentic materials such as Burmese magazines, newspapers, Burmese school textbooks and articles published in Burmese social media. Those and other course materials will be provided on the class Wattle website.
Preliminary Reading'Burmese: An Introduction to the Literary Style' & 'Burmese: An Introduction to the Script' (both John Okell) by John Okell
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- Student Contribution Band:
- 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||Class Summary|
|9059||22 Jul 2019||29 Jul 2019||31 Aug 2019||25 Oct 2019||In Person||N/A|