- Code TIBN1002
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by School of Culture History and Language
- ANU College ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
- Course subject Tibetan
- Areas of interest Asian Languages, Asian Studies, Asia Pacific Studies
This course introduces students to the Tibetan Language in both its spoken and literary forms. It includes: (a) Development of conversational skills in Tibetan; (b) Instruction in reading and writing the Uchen script as used for Tibetan; (c) Explanation of the grammar of spoken and written Tibetan; (d) Reading of graded texts in the Tibetan script.
Learning OutcomesOn satisfying the requirements of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills at an Introductory level of Tibetan to:
1. Pronounce all Tibetan consonants, vowels and the changes that occur when letters are stacked.
2. Recognize the Tibetan Uchen script, and construct words and sentences from its syllabary.
3. Use an active vocabulary of around 250 words.
4. Identify and use the basic colloquial sentence structures that will allow them to conduct everyday conversations and to read simple Tibetan texts.
5. Communicate in speech and writing about the people they meet, their families, the quantity and quality of things and people they encounter, and when and where people are travelling.
6. Demonstrate an understanding of the importance of family, travel and surroundings to people who inhabit the high mountains of Tibet.
Other InformationThis course is 100% online.
Fees - Students enrolling through Open Universities Australia should refer to the fee schedule published on the OUA website
(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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WorkloadThis course is 100% online.
Each week students are expected to study for five hours as follows:
1. 90 minutes, before online class, working on the written and audio materials for the week, and, memorising the written and spoken forms of that week’s vocabulary
2. 90 minutes, participate in one 90 minute online class
3. 90 minutes, completing online follow-up exercises regarding listening, speaking, reading and writing skills and vocabulary
4. 30 minutes, completing weekly assessment and quiz.
It is also expected that students should spend at least 5 hours of individual study practicing the week’s written and spoken language forms and vocabulary and reviewing feedback on their work.
Requisite and Incompatibility
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- Student Contribution Band:
- Band 1
- Unit value:
- 6 units
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Offerings and Dates
|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery|
|5085||19 Feb 2018||27 Feb 2018||31 Mar 2018||25 May 2018||Online|
|5086||19 Feb 2018||27 Feb 2018||31 Mar 2018||25 May 2018||Online|