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Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Reproduce Burmese pronunciation in Burmese script with some basic knowledge of irregular spellings.
- Use an active vocabulary of around 700 items.
- Recognise and produce contextually appropriate utterances in the sentence structures of colloquial Burmese relevant to frequently occurring situations in everyday life.
- Read and produce texts written in colloquial style Burmese such as personal messages, speech scripts and some cartoons.
- Demonstrate an understanding of cultural practices which includes social etiquette, basic knowledge of their traditional and national events.
- More varieties of expression for greetings and small talk
- Let’s describe your field study and after-school interests
- Introducing your family members and their occupations
- Talking about daily routine activities
- How to count and describe items you see at home and the market
- Impress the interviewer with your ability
- Informal greetings plus food related expressions
- Climate, geography and ethnicity – compare the differences
- Restriction and permissions – feel the freedom of festive season
- Helpful responses to use when listening to a speaker
- A conversation on health and the naming of body parts
- Discussing future plans and organising an event
You are recommended to have completed the following subjects(s) or have equivalent knowledge before starting this subject:
This is a fast paced academic course at a University level.
- EquipmentDetails - To successfully engage in this course students will need the following: • Laptop or computer • Computer camera (either inbuilt or webcam) • Headset with microphone • Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome browser • Reliable internet access • Access to a scanner or smartphone
This subject will build on the skills students learned in Burmese 1.
Via face-to-face video at a set time prescribed by the University. Please be aware of potential time zone differences.
You may be required to take a placement test.
- Mid-term listening comprehension test (5%)
- Quizzes x 10 (15%)
- Class Participation (5%)
- Mid-term oral test (10%)
- Final exam (25%)
- Mid-term written test (10%)
- Final oral exam (20%)
- Final listening comprehension test (10%)
Check the learning management system (LMS) of your university for textbook details.