This intensive program is for students who have elementary proficiency in Mongolian and want to develop their speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills. Students who complete the course successfully complete the equivalent of the 2nd-Year curriculum at Indiana University and will reach a proficiency of Intermediate Mid or better. They will able to function effectively in a Mongolian-speaking environment; will be able to understand and work with authentic materials, including news, videos, podcasts, chats, stories, articles on familiar topics, etc.; and will have a solid foundation for travel or advanced study. The program develops familiarity with Mongolian culture through work with authentic materials and media, as well as Mongolian activities and structured interactions with Mongolian speakers.
Mongolian Level 2
- 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
This is a level 2 course. Prior experience is required, specifically
- Successful completion of 1st-Year Mongolian at Indiana University within last 24 months, OR
- Successful completion of placement exam (administered after admission but before payment of fees).
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.