This intensive program provides beginners a solid introduction to Mongolian. Students who complete the course successfully will complete the equivalent of the 1st-Year curriculum in the Department of Central Eurasian Languages at Indiana University and will reach a proficiency of Intermediate Low or better. They will be able to communicate in day-to-day situations in Mongolian, will be able to read and write effectively on familiar topics, and will have a solid foundation for further study or travel. The program introduces Mongolian culture through work with authentic materials and media, as well as Mongolian activities and structured interactions with Mongolian speakers.
- 160 hours of instruction
- 20+ hours of co-curricular activities
- ACTFL proficiency certificate
- FLAS eligible
The program is open to all, including
- IU and non-IU students
- graduate and undergraduate students
- high-school students over age 16
HOUSING AND MEALS
Housing in Willkie Center is included in your Workshop fee. You will stay in an air-conditioned single room, sharing a lounge with other students of your language.
Summer dining options are limited. We recommend that you cook in the Willkie Hall kitchen or eat in local eateries.
ABOUT YOUR INSTRUCTOR
Tserenchunt Legden is a Senior Lecturer of Mongolian in the Department of Central Eurasian Studies at Indiana University Bloomington. She has been teaching Mongolian at IU since 2004 and Summer Intensive Mongolian since 2007. Tserenchunt enjoys organizing extra-curricular cultural activities and credits her upbringing in the Mongolian countryside for ability to bring a rich and varied background to Mongolian language learners.