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- Introductory Mongolian I
- Catalog Number CEUS-U 141/361
- Tserenchunt Legden
The introductory level class introduces students to the
Cyrillic Script-Modern Mongolian Alphabet. It develops speaking, listening,
reading and writing skills at novice level by introducing the basic elements of
Mongolian pronunciation and grammar.
During the course, students develop their knowledge of
Mongolian culture and traditions. By the end of the semester, students are able
to conduct conversations on everyday topics and use the main cases and verb
tenses of Mongolian in their conversation and writing.
Required textbooks and materials
- Sain baina uu Mongolian Language Textbook One by
L.Tserenchunt and Sharon Luethy with a cassette
- Khalkha Mongolian Pronunciation by Ch.Battulga and Mika Laiho
with a cassette
- A course packet.
Suggested textbooks and materials:
Survival Mongolian by Legdengiin Tserenchunt and Sharon Luethy with a
Mongolian Language Textbook edited by Dr. Choi Luvsanjav
Mongolian Grammar by Rita Kullmann and D. Tserenpil, 2001
Mongolian-English Dictionary compiled by Charles Bawden,1997
English-Mongolian and Mongolian English mini-dictionary by Pureviin
Uvsh and Legdengiin Tserenchunt, 2004
The final grade is based on the following components:
classroom performance and attendance; homework (oral and written); tests and
quizzes; written and reading assignments, oral presentation; midterm and final
The Department of Central Eurasian Studies no longer allows auditing of
language courses. Any inquiries must be addressed to CEUS Chair directly.
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 the country or you graduated from a high school from
the 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