SOAS University of London

South East Asia Section, School of Languages, Cultures & Linguistics

Khmer (Cambodian) Language 1 B

Module Code:
155906075
Status:
Module Not Running 2019/2020
Credits:
15
Year of study:
Any
Taught in:
Term 2

ភាសាខ្មែរ

This is a basic language acquisition module for students who have already studied the language 1A equivalent in the previous term, or who have equivalent knowledge. Students are therefore assumed to have some basic knowledge of the language or its script. This module develops knowledge of some of the several basic constructions of the language, enabling students to develop their skills in reading, writing, comprehension and speaking. Successful students will gain the ability to read and write simple texts, and communicate on everyday topics. Emphasis will be placed on good pronunciation and on the social and linguistic conventions of everyday conversation.

Students enrolling onto this module should have taken Khmer (Cambodian) Language 1A - 155906074  in term 1

Prerequisites

Successful completion of Khmer (Cambodian) Language 1A - 155906074 or equivalent knowledge.

Objectives and learning outcomes of the module

On successful completion of this module a student will:

  • Gain knowledge and understanding of commonly used grammar.
  • Gain knowledge and understanding of vocabulary related to a range of everyday topics.
  • Gain greater knowledge and understanding of the appropriateness of basic structures and expressions in a given context.
  • Demonstrate the ability to understand passages in written language on everyday topics.
  • Demonstrate the ability to produce short passages in written language on everyday topics.
  • Demonstrate the ability to understand spoken sentences and short passages on everyday topics.
  • Demonstrate the ability to engage in short spoken discourse on everyday topics.

Workload

Total of 10 weeks teaching with 4 hours classroom contact per week in language classes.

Method of assessment

  • One two-hour written examination taken in May/June (60%)
  • One oral examination (15 minutes) in May/June (20%)
  • One mid term test (40 minutes) in week 4, term 2 (20%).

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