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- Introductory Mongolian I
- CEUS-T 161/561
- Tserenchunt Legden
1) To introduce Cyrillic Script-Modern Mongolian Alphabet, 2) To develop basic knowledge of Mongolian conversation, grammar, reading and writing, 3) To develop speaking, listening, reading and writing skills at novice level.4) To develop knowledge of Mongolian culture and traditions. By the end of the semester, students will be able to conduct a conversation on everyday topics, to use main cases, verb tenses and useful modals of Mongolian in their conversation and writing and to read simple short stories and fork tales
Required textbooks and materials
- Sain baina uu Mongolian Language Textbook One by L.Tserenchunt and Sharon Luethy with a cassette available from the Mongolia Society,
Goodbody Hall 322
- Khalkha Mongolian Pronunciation by Ch.Battulga and Mika Laiho with a cassette
available from the Mongolia Society, Goodbody Hall 322
Suggested textbooks and materials:
- Survival Mongolian by Legdengiin Tserenchunt and Sharon Luethy with a cassette.
- Mongolian Grammar by Rita Kullmann and D. Tserenpil, 2001 available from Mongolia Society, Goodbody Hall 322
- English-Mongolian and Mongolian English mini-dictionary by Pureviin Uvsh and Legdengiin Tserenchunt, 2004 available from Mongolia Society Goodbody Hall 322
Graduates are held to a higher standard than undergraduates.
1. Classroom performance: attendance and participation in the
classroom activities. 25%
2. Writing and reading assignments, oral presentations 25%
3. Tests and quizzes. (A test or a quiz at completion of every lesson) 20%
4. Midterm and Final exams 30%
Language learning requires greater participation in the classroom than most other subjects in the university curriculum. Students are expected to attend ALL classes. Students are allowed to miss three instructional hours during the course of one semester without grade penalty. Absences beyond three instructional hours will result in grade penalty of 2% per day. Additional absences can be considered by the department only with proper documentation of attested medical needs for which a doctor's note will be required, and with the possibility of a tutoring requirement to preclude class disruption for other students.
- Auditing: The Department of Central Eurasian Studies does not allow auditing of language courses. Any inquiries must be addressed to CEUS Chair directly.
- Enrollment: Students enrolled in CEUS language courses obtain a grade at the end of each semester. The Department does not offer pass/fail options.
- Incompletes are not given in CEUS language courses. Any inquiries must be addressed to CEUS Chair directly.
- If you are a native speaker of a language or you are a citizen of a country where the language is commonly spoken, or you graduated from a high school in that country, Indiana University and departmental policy may (or may not) prohibit you from enrollment in this language class. Please direct all related questions to the Department of Central Eurasian Studies, Goodbody Hall 157, 855-2233, or firstname.lastname@example.org