- Code TETM6002
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by School of Culture History and Language
- ANU College ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
- Course subject Tetum
- Areas of interest Asian Languages, Asia Pacific Studies
In this introductory course, students will gain a practical command of beginner spoken Tetum, and an elementary capacity to read Tetum newspaper articles with the help of a dictionary. By the end of the course, students should have an active vocabulary of approximately 1000 of the most frequently used and useful words in Tetum. Students will have covered the main features in a grammar of Tetum, and will have a command of the pronunciation of the language.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:Upon completion of this course, students should be able to:
1. Recognise and use a basic vocabulary of 1000 Tetum
2. Converse in Tetum using basic grammar and pronunciation
3. Comprehend basic spoken Tetum
4. Translate a short newspaper extract in Tetum
1. Written tests (20%) Learning outcomes 1, 4
2. Oral examinations (60%) Learning outcomes 1, 2, 3
3. Quizzes (10%) Learning outcomes 1, 4
4. Translation assignment (10%) Learning outcomes 1, 4
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Workload3 hours per week of face-to-face online classes, with an expected 7 hours per week of independent study.
Requisite and Incompatibility
Mai Kolia Tetun by Geoffrey Hull. Set text to be complimented by
audio tapes, dictionaries, a phrasebook, a grammar of Tetum, and a local
newspaper Suara Timor Lorosae.
Course materials will be supplied on Wattle.
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|Class start date
|Last day to enrol
|Class end date
|Mode Of Delivery
|20 Feb 2017
|27 Feb 2017
|31 Mar 2017
|26 May 2017