Elementary Mongolian Language
About the Course:
Course description and learning objectives: This class is designed to teach students elementary Mongolian language, and also help students gain better understanding of Mongolia, its people and culture. Mongolia has a history that dates back to third century BC, and has a culture that is very different from Chinese culture or any other culture in the world. Mongolian people still speak the very same language that Genghis Khan spoke in 13th century. In this class you will learn how to carry out simple conversations on common topics; learn basic expressions, vocabulary, several grammatical structures to allow you to construct sentences in Mongolian. Also you will be introduced to Mongolian culture, including Mongolian food.
Each lecture is roughly divided into two parts: in the first part, students will learn language and in the second part, we will talk about Mongolian cultures. Reading materials, exercises will be assigned from the given handouts.. We will also incorporate watching videos and tasting Mongolian food into the course.
How to Enroll:Enrollment is limited to 20 students. CCN will be given to students with good attendance after a week from the first day of lecture.
Course Contact: saruul_erdene AT berkeley.edu
Faculty Sponsor: Alan Tansman
Time & Location:
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