9631001Burmese

Numbering Code G-LET49 89631 LJ48 Year/Term 2021 ・ First semester
Number of Credits 2 Course Type lecture
Target Year Target Student
Language Japanese Day/Period Thu.3
Instructor name HONGYO SAORI (Part-time Lecturer)
Outline and Purpose of the Course This is the class for the person who studies a Burmese language for the first time.
To learn basic words, sentence patterns, and practice basic conversation repeatedly.
To pronounce properly thorough the practice.
Course Goals To learn how to pronounce properly and carry out conversations using simple words and grammatical patterns.
Schedule and Contents ※Classes are given online and students use zoom.

1.About Myanmar and Burmese language: characteristics and pronunciation
2.Scripts (basic letters, combined letters, vowel marks, etc)
3.Scripts (irregular spellings, numbers, stroke orders, etc)
4.“That is a coconut fruit.”
5.“I am fine.”
6.“I don’t like pork dishes.”
7.“Have you eaten yet?”
8.Practice
9.“I am going to Mandalay.”
10.“What is your work?”
11.“I have about ten books.”
12.“I want to go to Shwedagon Pagoda.”
13.Practice
14.“Is there a store selling electronics?”
15.Final exam
Evaluation Methods and Policy small exam(50%),final exam(50%)
Course Requirements Please be sure to attend every class.
Listen to the CD repeatedly to enjoy the Burmese sound.
Study outside of Class (preparation and review) Students will be given small exam includes pronunciation test, so
you have to review well and prepare for the small exam.
Textbooks Textbooks/References New Express Burmese, Atsuhiko KATO, (Hakusuisha), ISBN:ISBN978-4-560-08699-5
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