• Offered by School of Culture History and Language
  • ANU College ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
  • Course subject Mongolian Language
  • Areas of interest Asian Languages
  • Academic career UGRD
  • Course convener
    • Prof Li Narangoa
  • Mode of delivery Online or In Person
  • Co-taught Course
  • Offered in First Semester 2020
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This course will introduce students to the Mongolian language. Students will start learning Modern Mongolian and use of the Cyrillic script, as well as basic Mongolian pronunciation and grammar. Through learning the language students will also be introduced to Mongolian cultures and traditions. By the end of the course students will be able to use main cases and verb tenses in conversation and writing. 

Learning Outcomes

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

  1. Pronounce all Mongolian consonants, vowels, and the changes that occur when letters are stacked.
  2. Recognize the Mongolian Cyrillic script and reproduce its syllabary to write words with accuracy.
  3. Use correctly all 400 vocabulary items introduced in the course textbook.
  4. Identify and produce practised sentence structures in colloquial Mongolian, which will allow them to conduct basic conversations, write short notes, and read short texts on everyday concrete topics.
  5. Conduct a simple conversation based on models covered in the course textbook on such topics as: greetings; introducing personal details of themselves or family members; and talking about daily activities.
  6. Describe the national festivals, customs, costumes, and cultures of food and drink practised in Mongolia.

Other Information

On successful completion of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills to engage at an Introductory level of Mongolian.

Students with native speaker proficiency (may include cognate languages and dialects) must review the placement test site and contact the CAP Student Centre for appropriate enrolment advice. Students with previous “language experience or exposure” are required to take a language placement test to ensure enrolment at the most appropriate level.

 

Relevant past experience includes:

-      Previous study of the language (both formal and informal, for example but not limited to, at school, or, home, or through online activities, etc.)

-      Being exposed to the language in childhood via a family member or friend

-      Travel or living in a country where the language is spoken

-      The language being spoken in your home (even if you do not speak it yourself)

 

Students who are not sure if they need to take a placement test should seek advice from the course or language convenor. Students who intentionally misrepresent their language proficiency level may be investigated under the Academic Misconduct Rule 2015 as having failed to comply with assessment directions and having sought unfair advantage. This may results in a penalty such as reduced grades or failure of the course.


Students are not permitted to enrol in a language course below one that they have already successfully completed, except with permission of the language and/or course convenor.

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This is a co-taught course. Any cap on enrolments in one course applies to both courses combined.

Indicative Assessment

  1. Mid-term test - 25% (LOs 2,3) (25) [LO null]
  2. Oral test - 10% (LOs 1,3,5) (10) [LO null]
  3. On-going tests and quizzes at completion of every lesson - 20% (LOs 1,2,3,4) (20) [LO null]
  4. Writing project - 10% (LOs 2,6) (10) [LO null]
  5. Final examination - 35% (LOs 2,3,4,5,6) (35) [LO null]
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Workload

Ten hours per week total, including 1 hour face-to-face online tutorial, 3 hours of online modules and 6 hours of independent study.

Inherent Requirements

Not applicable

Requisite and Incompatibility

Incompatible with MNGL6002

Prescribed Texts

To be advised

Preliminary Reading

Survival Mongolian by Legdengiin Tserenchunt and Sharon Luethy with a cassette.
Mongolian Grammar by Rita Kullmann and D. Tserenpil, 2001
English-Mongolian and Mongolian English mini-dictionary by Pureviin Uvsh and Legdengiin Tserenchunt, 2004

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
2020 $3120
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2020 $4800
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.

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
ANU Online
3170 24 Feb 2020 02 Mar 2020 31 Mar 2020 29 May 2020 Online N/A
OUA Online
4644 24 Feb 2020 02 Mar 2020 31 Mar 2020 29 May 2020 Online N/A

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