- Class Number 4656
- Term Code 3130
- Class Info
- Unit Value 6 units
- Topic OUA Online
- Mode of Delivery Online
- Prof Li Narangoa
- Prof Li Narangoa
- Class Dates
- Class Start Date 22/02/2021
- Class End Date 28/05/2021
- Census Date 31/03/2021
- Last Date to Enrol 01/03/2021
Learn from Mongolian language teachers as they instruct you through the Mongolian language live directly from Mongolia! In this introductory Mongolian course, students will start learning Modern Mongolian and the use of Cyrillic script, as well as basic Mongolian pronunciation and grammar. Through learning the language students will also be introduced to Mongolian culture and tradition. Our e-textbook is available online including weekly vocabulary lists, audio, video files and cultural notes. The combination of weekly real time meetings and online materials provides you with a flexible and inspiring way to start learning Mongolian.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Pronounce all Mongolian consonants, vowels, and the changes that occur when letters are stacked.
- Recognize the Mongolian Cyrillic script and reproduce its syllabary to write words with accuracy.
- Use correctly all 400 vocabulary items introduced in the course textbook.
- 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.
- 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.
- Describe the national festivals, customs, costumes, and cultures of food and drink practised in Mongolia.
Staff FeedbackStudents will be given feedback in the following forms in this course:
- Written comments
- Verbal comments
- Feedback to the whole class, to groups, to individuals, focus groups
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|Week/Session||Summary of Activities||Assessment|
|1||Weeks 1-2 Model 1 - The class will be run in six modules. Each module has two lessons. We will learn Mongolian Cyrillic scripts, proper pronunciation, short conversations, writing||On going weekly quiz, oral test|
|2||Weeks 3-4 Model 2 - Mongolian Cyrillic scripts, proper pronunciation, short conversations, writing and reading simple short texts.||On going weekly quiz, oral test|
|3||Weeks 5-6 Model 3 - Mongolian Cyrillic scripts, proper pronunciation, short conversations, writing and reading simple short texts.||On going weekly quiz, oral test, midterm|
|4||Weeks 7-8 Model 4 - Proper pronunciation, short conversations, writing and reading simple short texts.||On going weekly quiz, oral test|
|5||Weeks 9-10 Model 5 - Proper pronunciation, short conversations, writing and reading simple short texts.||On going weekly quiz, oral test Project submission|
|6||Weeks 10-12 Model 6 - proper pronunciation, short conversations, writing and reading simple short texts.||On going weekly quiz, final exams|
|Assessment task||Value||Due Date||Return of assessment||Learning Outcomes|
|On-going tests and quizzes (on the contents that we learned in the class). Students are asked to participate every week's face to face online tutorial because the oral participation is tested weekly from the 3rd week onwards.10%.||30 %||26/02/2021||04/07/2021||1,2,3,4,5,6|
|Mid-term test (Take home test)||25 %||31/03/2021||31/03/2021||1,2,3,4,5,6|
|Oral tests||10 %||18/05/2021||25/05/2021||1,2,3,4,5,6|
|Final examination||35 %||02/06/2021||18/06/2021||1,2,3,4,5,6|
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Assessment Task 1
Learning Outcomes: 1,2,3,4,5,6
On-going tests and quizzes (on the contents that we learned in the class). Students are asked to participate every week's face to face online tutorial because the oral participation is tested weekly from the 3rd week onwards.10%.
The quizzes have to be completed by 11:55pm, Friday after completion of every class. No late submission allowed.
Assessment Task 2
Learning Outcomes: 1,2,3,4,5,6
Mid-term test (Take home test)
Opens at 8 am, 31 March and submitted by 3pm, 31 March. No late submission is allowed.
Assessment Task 3
Learning Outcomes: 1,2,3,4,5,6
Video presentation. (please for more details see wattle page). Submission week 11 (18 May).
Assessment Task 4
Learning Outcomes: 1,2,3,4,5,6
Opens at 7 am, 2nd June and submitted by 3 pm 2nd June. No late submission is allowed.
This is a take home exams. In general it takes about one hour to one and half hours to answer the questions
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