BEGINNING KHMER: This course is designed to provide basic communication skills in standard spoken and written Khmer on a variety of topics. Topics include introductions/pleasantries, items and activities on the classroom, family and stages of life and rites of passage, food-eating and cooking, basic directions and locations in space, work, health, illness, weather, and basic living tasks such renting a hotel room, and purchasing and wearing clothes.
INTERMEDIATE KHMER: This course is designed to bring students beyond survival level Khmer to a level of speaking, listening, reading, and writing proficiency on a variety of topics. These topics include religion, traditional village culture, news and public information, all of which will help students adapt to a certain traditional way of behaving and speaking Khmer.
Student learning goals
General method of instruction
Please note: the required textbook(s) for Khmer classes must be ordered online at http://www.studykhmer.com/textbooks/index.html
BEGINNING KHMER REQUIRED BOOK: "Khmer Faces: A Beginning Khmer Language Textbook" by Frank Smith.
INTERMEDIATE KHMER REQUIRED BOOKS: "A Khmer Heritage Language Textbook for University Level" by Frank Smith. "Sophat" by Rim Kin, annotated by Frank Smith.
Class assignments and grading