• Offered by School of Culture History and Language
  • ANU College ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
  • Course subject Tibetan
  • Academic career Postgraduate
  • Mode of delivery Online
  • Co-taught Course TIBN1003

This course will build on students' basic knowledge of the Tibetan Language in both its spoken and literary forms. It includes: (a) Development of conversational skills in Tibetan to include complex sentences; (b) Further explanation of the grammar of spoken and written Tibetan; (c) Reading of graded texts in the Tibetan script.

Learning Outcomes

On satisfying the requirements of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills at an Advanced Beginner level of Tibetan to:
1. Use an active vocabulary of around 500 words, half of which will be literary words.
2. Identify and use sentence structures in colloquial Tibetan to conduct longer conversations and read basic texts in Literary Tibetan.
3. Communicate in speaking and writing about their environment and their journeys; and engage with a selection of Tibetan tales, sayings, Buddhist prayers and songs.
4. Demonstrate an understanding of travel and culinary etiquette, and key concepts of Tibetan identity and Tibetan Buddhism.

Other Information

This course is 100% online. 

Indicative Assessment

(1) Weekly Homework — 40%

(2) Take-home Test (48 hours in Week 5 or 6) — 20%

(4) Final Assignment — 30%

(5) Participation — 10% 

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Workload

This course is 100% online. Students are expected to spend at least 10 hours per week dedicated to this course, in both online "classes" and independent study. The total workload is 130 hours. 

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have completed TIBN1002 or TIBN6002. Incompatible with TIBN1003

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
Band 1
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2018 $3180
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2018 $4860
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

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