Sanskrit level 1: module 3

Course Dates: 02/05/19 - 04/07/19
Time: 18:00 - 19:30
Location: EC Euston
Tutor: Rohini Bakshi

Continue to develop your knowledge of Sanskrit, expanding your vocabulary and becoming more familiar with its grammar features.


What is the course about?

In this course you will read prose passages equivalent to Sanskrit IGCSE option B. This will be achieved through a continued expansion of vocabulary (approximately 200 words). You will be introduced to Sanskrit prosody and the sloka meter in which the Bhagvad Gita is composed.

What will we cover?

Verbal classes; formation of nouns and adjectives; verbal and nominal compounds; voices in Sanskrit.

What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...

By the end of the course, with lexical support you will be able to read simple verses from Sanskrit epics, and prose appropriate to this level.

What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?

You should have completed Level 1 Module 2 at City Lit (or an equivalent qualification) to enrol for this module.

How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?

Classroom contact with interactions in both Sanskrit and English. To fully benefit from the course, you should be
prepared to commit at least 2-3 hours to homework a week.

Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?

Books 1, 2 & 3 developed by St. James School for the IGCSE Sanskrit and Devavanipravesika by Robert Goldman, available on

When I've finished, what course can I do next?

Advanced Sanskrit courses offered by City Lit. You could consider taking the IGCSE Sanskrit exam.

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See the course guide for term dates and further details


Book your place

Course Code: RS058

Thu, eve, 02 May - 04 Jul '19

Duration: 10 sessions (over 10 weeks)

Full fee: £139.00
Senior fee: £139.00
Concession: £85.00

Or call to enrol: 020 7831 7831

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