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- 20 Feb 2023
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Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Read and write Tibetan at an intermediate level using an active vocabulary of around 1500 words.
- Construct multi-part colloquial sentences, comparatives, and complex verbs.
- Identify common expressions.
- Read texts at an intermediate level with some aid from an instructor.
- Demonstrate familiarity with Tibetan folk tales and joke telling.
- Demonstrate an intermediate understanding of key concepts in Tibetan culture and Tibetan Buddhism.
You are recommended to have completed the following subjects(s) or have equivalent knowledge before starting this subject:
Completion of TIBN1003 Tibetan 2 or demonstration of equivalent level through completion of a placement test. Students with prior knowledge of the language will be required to take a placement test. Students are not permitted to enrol in a subject that is lower than the level they achieve in the placement test, or a lower level than a subject they have already completed. Students without the appropriate level of proficiency for ANU-TIBN2004 (Tibetan 3) will be withdrawn from this subject and we will recommend an alternative subject at the correct level. On successful completion of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills to engage at an Intermediate level of Tibetan. Students with native speaker proficiency (may include cognate languages and dialects) must review the language proficiency assessment site and contact the CAP Student Centre for appropriate enrolment advice. Students with previous “language experience or exposure” are required to undertake a language proficiency assessment to ensure enrolment at the most appropriate level.
- Equipment requirements - To successfully engage in this subject students will need the following: • Laptop or computer • Computer camera (either inbuilt or webcam) • Headset or headphones with microphone • Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome browser •Reliable internet access •Access to a scanner or smartphone
In this course, Tibetan language students will begin to broaden their study of the language. They will learn to speak and understand more complex colloquial sentences. They will learn basic honorifics that will enable them to speak with a broader range of people. They will begin to engage with a wider range of literary genres and spend time analysing these texts as well as reading them. This study will give them more confidence to engage with secular and religious texts. As part of this engagement, they will learn poetic sayings that will improve their colloquial Tibetan. They will also learn about several famous folk tales and how to tell jokes!
The students will continue to work through interactive lessons specifically designed for them and they will continue to have access to online tutorials with a renowned Tibetan author.
Indicative Assessment Participation (10) [LO 1,2,3,4,5,6] Weekly Homework (40) [LO 1,2,3,4,5,6] Take-home Test (20) [LO 1,3,4,5,6] Final Assignment (30) [LO 1,2,3,4,5,6] The ANU uses Turnitin to enhance student citation and referencing techniques and to assess assignment submissions as a component of the University's approach to managing Academic Integrity. While the use of Turnitin is not mandatory, the ANU highly recommends Turnitin be used by both teaching staff and students. For additional information regarding Turnitin please visit the ANU Online website.
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