HTIB00684U Tibetan language 1a + b (Literary and Modern)

Volume 2015/2016

BA programme in Asian Studies with specialisations in Indology, Japanese Studies, China Studies, Korean Studies, Southeast Asian Studies and Tibetology, The 2010 Curriculum


Literary: Reading Tibetan manuscripts (historical / buddhological themes). We will read handwritten Tibetan scripts and discuss the problems of manuscript studies and advanced literary grammar.

Modern literary: Reading: Tseten, Dorje (1996). Padma 'od 'bar/ Cho Yang Publications: Dharamsala; and Tashi Daknewa (1996). Dngul gyi tam kha sgum gyi sgrung/ LTWA: Dharamsala.

Modern spoken: Kurset omfatter fri samtale på tibetansk suppleret med audiooptagelser og små tekstpassager fra folkehistorier og tegneserier. I undervisningen vil der yderligere indgå diskussioner vedrørende oversættelse, grammatik, studieteknik, sprogtræning etc.

Learning Outcome

BA 2010-ordning:
Tibetansk sprog 1 (fagelementkode HTIB00681E)


Literary: The Tibetan text for literary Tibetan will be made available as a PDF.

Modern Spoken: Tibetan material will be made available as PDF when the classes start.

Literary: Reading Tibetan text with grammatical analysis.

Modern literary: Easy reading and extensive grammatical analysis.

Modern spoken: class room teaching where students are actively involved. The students have to prepare oral presentations in Tibetan and develop advanced dialogs with a language partner from the class.
The 15 ECTS are obtained through the combined classes of Trine, Maria, and Jan. Trine and Maria teach 2 hours each. Jan teaches 2 hrs (reading) plus 2 hrs discussion of methodology and advanced grammar. The course has altogether 8 hrs.
  • Category
  • Hours
  • Lectures
  • 84
  • Preparation
  • 328,5
  • Total
  • 412,5
Type of assessment
Criteria for exam assesment