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Module Detailed Information for [LAL1201]
Academic Year : 2017/2018 Semester : 2
Correct as at 22 Oct 2018 13:30

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Module Information
Module Code :
LAL1201 IVLE
Module Title : Tamil 1
Module Description : The module aims at enabling non-Tamil-speaking beginners to achieve competence in understanding and using basic Tamil, both its spoken and written forms. The emphasis is mainly on conversational Tamil and its practical use at the level of everyday discourse and on written Tamil and its use at the beginners' level. To facilitate immersion into the Tamil language, students will be taught the necessary skills of listening, reading, writing and speaking initially through a Romanised script; during the semester the students will learn the orthographic system of the Tamil language. The essential aspects of Tamil grammar will also be taught. By the end of module, students will be able to write and read small texts by using the Tamil orthographic system and possess listening and speaking skills in Tamil language.
Module Examinable : -
Exam Date : No Exam Date.
Modular Credits : 4
Pre-requisite : This module is meant for students with no prior knowledge of the target language. Students with prior knowledge (including spoken proficiency) must contact CLS to take a placement test.
Preclusion : NIL
Module Workload (A-B-C-D-E)* : 2-2-0-3-3
Remarks : Nil
* A: no. of lecture hours per week
B: no. of tutorial hours per week
C: no. of laboratory hours per week
D: no. of hours for projects, assignments, fieldwork etc per week
E: no. of hours for preparatory work by a student per week


Lecture Time Table
Class TypeWeek TypeWeek DayStartEndRoom
1 LECTUREEVERY WEEKMONDAY16001800AS3-0303,

Tutorial Time Table
Attention: The tutorial timetables could be updated from time to time. Students are advised to check regularly for the latest update on the change of tutorial timing.
Class TypeWeek TypeWeek DayStartEndRoom Iteration
T1 TUTORIALEVERY WEEKWEDNESDAY16001800AS1-0303,
Available in Tutorial Balloting [Iteration 2].





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