• Offered by School of Culture History and Language
  • ANU College ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
  • Classification Advanced
  • Course subject Mongolian Language
  • Areas of interest Asian Languages, Asia Pacific Studies, Language Studies, Asia-Pacific Studies
  • Academic career Postgraduate
  • Course convener
    • Prof Li Narangoa
  • Mode of delivery Online or In Person
  • Co-taught Course MNGL1003
  • Offered in Second Semester 2019
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In this course students will expand the competencies learning in Mongolian 1. Students will also use main cases and finite verb tenses, as well as some modals (converbs) and simple compound sentences. Students will also get to expand their experience of Mongolian culture by reading simple folk tales. 

Learning Outcomes

On satisfying the requirements of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills at an Advanced Beginner level of Mongolian to:

1. Use correctly all additional 550 vocabulary items introduced in the course textbook.
2. Recognize and use grammatical features necessary for reading and understanding simple Mongolian folk stories and for composing short texts in a range of simple genres, such as letters. These grammatical features include: suffixes, including particles; personal pronouns; and the past tense.
3. Conduct longer conversations and produce longer written descriptions of everyday events, such as transportation, colours; employ the basic registers of formal and informal language relevant to a range of social situations.
4. Describe the history and mythology of the Mongolian peoples.

Other Information

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

Indicative Assessment

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

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Ten 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

To enrol in this course you must have completed MNGL6002. Incompatible with MNGL1003.

Prescribed Texts

Sain baina uu Mongolian Language Textbook Two by L.Tserenchunt and
Sharon Luethy  with a cassette available from the Student Office, School of Culture, History & Language

Suggested textbooks and materials:

  • Mongolian Language Textbook edited by Dr. Choi Luvsanjav
  • Mongolian Grammar by Rita Kullmann and D. Tserenpil, 2001
  • Mongolian-English Dictionary compiled by Charles Bawden,1997
  • English-Mongolian and Mongolian English mini-dictionary by Pureviin Uvsh and Legdengiin Tserenchunt, 2004 
  • Global Dictionary of Contemporary English-Mongolian by L.Oyunchimeg

Indicative Reading List

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


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:
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.

6.00 0.12500
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings and Dates

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery
8514 22 Jul 2019 29 Jul 2019 31 Aug 2019 25 Oct 2019 Online

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