- Code TETM2005
- Unit Value 6 units
Tetum is the language of Timor-Leste. The study of Tetum is essential for anyone wishing to understand Timor-Leste's society, culture and history. The ANU offers to rare opportunity to complete a minor in Tetum.Timor-Leste is a close neighbour of Australia and ties between these two countries are increasing through international security, trade and development projects. Students completing a minor in Tetum will be uniquely placed to engage with the Timorese people, state, and society. The four courses needed to complete the minor are not offered on campus, but are instead available 100% online and can be studied from anywhere. Students who complete this language minor will reach an Intermediate level of Tetum skills and knowledge.
In this course, students will improve their Tetum language skills to an intermediate proficiency. Students will learn how to discuss and write about a variety of topics including government officials and functions, health, the environment, and Timorese history.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:On satisfying the requirements of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills at an Intermediate level to:
1. Using an active vocabulary of about 3500 words; read and understand short authentic written texts with a help of a dictionary.
2. Understand, use and translate a broad range of sentence structures in extended texts on a range of non-technical topics such as work roles, administration, law and government, violence, environment, and the history of Timor-Leste.
3. Communicate in speaking with spontaneity and confidence on topics including discussion of gender roles, Timor-Leste-Australia relations, law and crime, and health; write simple passages on non-technical topics with a fair degree of accuracy.
4. Demonstrate an understanding of cultural issues and current affairs in Timor-Leste, including such topics as dating and romance, the environment, and Timor-Leste’s place in the world.
Other InformationThis course is 100% online.
1 Oral presentation - 10% (LO 1, 2, 3, 4)
4 written tests - 20% (LO 1, 2, 3, 4)
2 oral tests - 50% (LO 1, 2, 3, 4)
Assignment translation - 10% (LO 1, 2, 3, 4)
Listening and summarize - 10% (LO 1, 2, 3, 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
Course materials will be supplied on Wattle.
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Offerings and Dates
|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|8371||22 Jul 2019||29 Jul 2019||31 Aug 2019||25 Oct 2019||Online||N/A|
|9523||22 Jul 2019||29 Jul 2019||31 Aug 2019||25 Oct 2019||Online||N/A|