IMPORTANT: We now have a new website! Click here to be redirected!

Indiana University Bloomington
Choose which site to search

Faculty :: Tserenchunt Legden, MA

Picture of Tserenchunt Legden

Mongolian Language Developer, Center for Languages of the Central Asian Region (CeLCAR)
Office: Eigenmann Hall 720
Phone: (812) 855-2099

Curriculum Vitae


  • M.A in Comparative Linguistics, University of Humanities, Ulaanbaatar Mongolia, 1996

Research Interests:

Second Language Acquisition, Teaching Mongolian as a foreign language, The phonology of Mongolian, Bilingual dictionary, Comparative study of Mongolian and English

Courses Recently Taught:

  • Introductory Mongolian
  • Intermediate Mongolian
  • Advanced Mongolian
  • Summer Introductory Intensive Mongolian at SWSEEL
  • Post-Advanced Mongolian

Publication Highlights:

  • A series of three Mongolian Language Textbooks for Foreigners : Sain baina uu
    One, Two, Three with Sharon Luethy, (1999, 2000, 2002).
  • English – Mongolian and Mongolian - English mini-dictionary with Uvsh Purev. (Three editions in 2001, 2004, 2016)

Honors and Awards:

  • Order of the Polar Star of the Republic of Mongolia, 2011
  • Excellence in Education National Award, Ministry of Education, Culture and Science, Mongolia, 2000

Current Projects:

  • Developing a new elementary-level Mongolian language textbook
  • Developing an online course in Mongolian.
  • Developing an online course in Mongolian.