What is the course about?
This course follows on from Sanskrit Level 1, Module 1. The aim is to consolidate what has been learned so far; expand vocabulary and grasp further concepts of Sanskrit grammar, enabling you to read more complex sentences in Sanskrit.
What will we cover?
Sandhi; consonant ending nominal declensions; thematic verbs in the present, imperfect and future tenses; expressing the indefinite; complementary sentences; the middle and passive voice; past passive and active participles.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
Read simple prose stories appropriate to this level; acquire a vocabulary of about 100 words.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
You should have done Sanskrit Level 1 Module 1 or have equivalent competency. You must be able to read the Devanagari script.
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
Weekly class room contact with interactive presentations and worksheets. You should be prepared to spend at least 3 hours outside the classroom for revision and homework.
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
A catalogue of free online resources and a bibliography will be provided. You are liberty to invest in a primer that suits your budget. A file, loose paper and erasable pens would be practical.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
Sanskrit level 1 module 3.