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Mongolian 2

Undergraduate | ANU-MNGL1003 | 2024

Expand your skills in Mongolian language at an advanced beginner level. Speak and write about daily events, transport and colours using formal and informal language. Round out your studies by learning the history and mythology of Mongolian people.

Study method
100% online
100% online
Enrol by
14 July 2024
Entry requirements
Prior study needed
14 weeks
Start dates
22 July 2024

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Mongolian 2

About this subject

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

    • Use correctly all additional all additional 550 vocabulary items introduced in the course textbook
    • Recognise 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
    • 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
    • Describe the history and mythology of the Mongolian peoples.

    To achieve these learning outcomes, students are expected to study for five hours each week as follows:  

    • 60 minutes, before class, studying the written and audio materials for the week  
    • 30 minutes, memorising the written and spoken forms of that week’s vocabulary  
    • 90 minutes, participate in one 90-minute online session  
    • 90 minutes listen to relevant sections of the on-campus classes  
    • 30 minutes, completing weekly exercises

    It is also expected that students should spend at least 5 hours of individual study practicing the week’s written and spoken language forms and vocabulary and reviewing feedback on their work.

Entry requirements

Prior study

To help set you up for success before you start this subject, we suggest completing or having equivalent knowledge in:


Completion of MNGL1002 Mongolian 1 or demonstration of equivalent level through completion of a placement test. Students with prior knowledge of the language will be required to take a placement test. Students are not permitted to enrol in a subject that is lower than the level they achieve in the placement test, or a lower level than a subject they have already completed. Students without the appropriate level of proficiency for MNGL1003 (Mongolian 2) will be withdrawn from this subject and we will recommend an alternative subject at the correct level.

Additional requirements

  • Equipment requirements - To successfully engage in this subject 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 - This is a fast paced academic course at a University level.

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.

Find out more information on Commonwealth Loans to understand what this means to your eligibility for financial support.

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