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Intro to Tibetan Language and Culture 1 - ASNS1201

Year - 2019

The Tibetan language is an essential medium for understanding Buddhism and Asian history. This unit focuses on written Tibetan and some basic spoken Tibetan. You will learn important grammatical structures, the Tibetan script, pronunciation and essential speaking skills. The unit also introduces cultural contexts of the Himalayan region.

Classes
2x1.5hr seminar/week

Assessment
Participation (10%), 1x2hr final exam (30%), 1x1hr mid-term test (25%), 3x250wd vocabulary test online (15%), 3x250wd grammar exercises online (20%)

Details

Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 2

05 Aug 2019

Department/School: Asian Studies
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2019
Unit of study level: Junior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
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