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Burmese 3

Undergraduate | ANU-BURM2001 | 2024

Study method
100% online
Subject may require attendance
Entry requirements
Prior study needed
14 weeks
Start dates
19 Feb 2024

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Burmese 3

About this subject

  • Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

    Use an active vocabulary of around 1,100 Burmese words in spoken and written forms.

    Reproduce Burmese pronunciation in Burmese script, including basic words drawn from Pali.

    Demonstrate grammatical knowledge of the spoken-style Burmese in short conversations on topics learned throughout the course.

    Read and write in a more sophisticated style of spoken Burmese with an awareness of formal and informal registers.

    Demonstrate an understanding of traditional culture and festivities including Buddhist related practices in Myanmar.

    Each week students are expected to study for 6 hours as follows:   

    1. 90 minutes in total, before each online class, working on the written and audio materials for the week, and, memorising the written and spoken forms of that week’s vocabulary  
    2. 180 minutes in total, participate in two 90-minute online classes   
    3. 90 minutes in total, completing online follow-up exercises regarding listening, speaking, reading and writing skills and vocabulary  

    It is also expected that students should spend at least 4 hours of individual study practising the week’s written and spoken language forms and vocabulary and reviewing feedback on their work. 

Entry requirements

Prior study

You must have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject:

Additional requirements

  • Equipment requirements - 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
  • Other requirements - Please make sure your computer and devices can read Unicode Burmese font. This is a fast paced academic course at a University level To have completed ANU Burmese 2 or to have equivalent knowledge.

Study load

0.125 EFTSL
This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.

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