Fataluku readers

Fataluku is spoken in the Lautem region on the eastern tip of the island of Timor. It is a non-Austronesian (Papuan) language related to Makasae, Makaleno and Bunaq. Lospalos is the main urban centre in Lautem.

Our readers are available in Fataluku Pairara and in a trilingual edition (Fataluku Pairara, Tetun and Portuguese). Readers in Fataluku Lospalos are in preparation.

Fataluku Pairara

Level 1 readers

Title Black and white edition Colour edition
I can (Ana uhulehen) b and w (940kb pdf) colour (1.3Mb pdf)
I like animals (A nica animal tutu) b and w (940kb pdf) colour (2.2Mb pdf)
Look at me (A toto) b and w (1.06Mb pdf) colour (2.2Mb pdf)
This is a house (En lee) b and w (1.1Mb pdf) colour (2.3Mb pdf)
Very big! (Tali lafai!) b and w (830kb pdf) colour (1.27Mb pdf)
Where do we go? (Afa la'a te mara?) b and w (1.28Mb pdf) colour (1.86Mb pdf)

Level 2 readers

Title Black and white edition Colour edition
At the market (Pasa na'e) b and w (1.02Mb pdf) colour (1.78Mb pdf)
Crossing the road (Jiampata rekispe) b and w (1.37Mb pdf) colour (1.85Mb pdf)
Gecko is hungry (Lee kokoc muhare) b and w (960kb pdf) colour (1.48Mb pdf)
Homes (Animal i lee) b and w (1.12Mb pdf) colour (2.19Mb pdf)
Like this (E va'ane) b and w (980kb pdf) colour (1.3Mb pdf)

Advanced reader

Title Black and white edition Colour edition
Chicken Little (Aca Moko La'a-La'a) b and w (2.24Mb pdf) colour(2.35Mb pdf)

Fataluku trilingual (Fataluku Pairara, Tetun, Portuguese)

Level 1 readers

Title Black and white edition Colour edition
I like animals (A nica animal tutu) b and w (950kb pdf) colour (2.12Mb pdf)
This is a house (En lee) b and w (1.12Mb pdf) colour (2.30Mb pdf)
Where do we go? (Afa la'a te mara?) b and w (1.29Mb pdf) colour (1.86Mb pdf)