- Code MNGL6103
- Unit Value 6 units
- 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
All activities that form part of this course will be delivered remotely in Semester 2 2020.
This course enables students to reach an upper intermediate level of Mongolian. It consolidates and builds on the skills learned in Mongolian 1, 2 and 3. It focuses on active oral and writing skills and on reading comprehension.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Use correctly all additional 850 vocabulary items introduced in the course textbook.
- Understand and produce phrase and sentence structures enabling them to converse and write extended passages on a wide range of topics with some vocabulary support.
- Communicate in a wide range of contexts including discussion of gender roles, politics, diplomacy, law and crime, and health.
- Utilize in communication a cultural understanding of Mongolian culture, economy, education, infrastructure, tackling of corruption and reform of legal system, and traditional versus modern medicine.
This is a co-taught course. Any cap on enrolments in one course applies to both courses combined.
On successful completion of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills to engage at an Intermediate level of Mongolian.
Students with native speaker proficiency (may include cognate languages and dialects) must review the language proficiency assessment site and contact the CAP Student Centre for appropriate enrolment advice. Students with previous “language experience or exposure” are required to undertake a language proficiency assessment 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 undertake a language proficiency assessment 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.
- Mid-term test (25) [LO 1,2,3]
- Oral test (10) [LO 2,3,4]
- On-going tests and quizzes at completion of every lesson (10) [LO 1,2,3,4]
- Writing project (20) [LO 1,2,4]
- Final examination (35) [LO 1,2,3,4]
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WorkloadTen hours per week total, including 1 hour face-to-face online tutorial, 3 hours of online modules and 6 hours of independent study
Requisite and Incompatibility
Sain baina uu Mongolian Language Textbook Two by L.Tserenchunt and Sharon Luethy with a cassette
Khalkha Mongolian Pronunciation by Ch.Battulga and Mika Laiho with a cassette
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
Assumed KnowledgeIntroductory Mongolian language; knowledge of Japanese, Korean or Turkish useful, though not essential.
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