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Tibetan 4

Undergraduate | ANU-TIBN2005 | 2024

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14 July 2024
Entry requirements
Prior study needed
14 weeks
Start dates
22 July 2024

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Tibetan 4

About this subject

  • Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

    1. Read and write Tibetan at a high intermediate level.
    2. Demonstrate familiarity with a wider range of multi-part colloquial sentences.
    3. Use an active vocabulary of around 2000 words.
    4. Demonstrate familiarity with Tibet's famous operas and the life story of the poet-saint Milarepa.
    5. Read a wider variety of texts at a high intermediate level with some aid from an instructor.
    6. Recognise related Tibetic languages such as Kham Tibetan, Amdo Tibetan, and Bhutanese with a beginners-intermediate level of comprehension.

Entry requirements

Prior study

To help set you up for success before you start this subject, we suggest completing or having equivalent knowledge in:


Completion of TIBN2004 Tibetan 3 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.

On successful completion of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills to engage at a High 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.

Additional requirements

  • 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

Study load

0.125 EFTSL
This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.

Find out more information on Commonwealth Loans to understand what this means to your eligibility for financial support.

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