Sanskrit level 2: module 2

Course Dates: 16/01/24 - 19/03/24
Time: 16:00 - 17:30
Location: Online
In this second module you will consolidate the Sanskrit grammar you have learnt so far and expand your vocabulary.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
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Full fee £199.00 Senior fee £199.00 Concession £129.00

Course Code: RS175

Tue, day, 16 Jan - 19 Mar '24

Duration: 10 sessions (over 10 weeks)

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What is the course about?

This course follows on from Sanskrit Level 2, 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.

This is a live online course. You will need:
- Internet connection. The classes work best with Chrome.
- A computer with microphone and camera is best (e.g. a PC/laptop/iMac/MacBook), or a tablet/iPad/smart phone/iPhone if you don't have a computer.
- Earphones/headphones/speakers.
We will contact you with joining instructions before your course starts.

What will we cover?

• Reading more stories
• Learning commands
• Learning forms of Nadi
• The present, past & future time of Vardhate
• The past & future time of Labhate
• More about Tva
• The past time of Ramate
• The form of Hari noun declensions
• The forms of Guru noun declensions
• Forms of Aham
• Forms of Tavam.

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

Read more complex prose stories appropriate to this level. You will be to use more complex noun endings and verb forms.

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

You should have completed Sanskrit Level 2 Module 1 or have equivalent competency. You must be able to read the Devanagari script. As the course is taught in English, please read the outline carefully to decide if you may benefit from support with your English skills to help you take part fully in this class.

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

This is an online course with interactive exercises, group and pair work, drills, and audios using google classroom platform 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?

The course will be based on the coursebook:
The Stories of Rama part 2: A Sanskrit Course Book For Beginners - Part 2 Jessup Warwick, Jessup Elena, Warwick Jessup, Elena Jessup (ISBN-10 8120835514).

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

Sanskrit level 2 module 3 starting next term. Please ask your tutor for advice.

Sabrina Osborne

Sabrina graduated from Aligarh Muslim University, India with a BA in Hindi & Sanskrit in 1990 and was awarded three University Gold Medals. Sabrina then went on to study Fine Art for a BFA & MFA in 1994 and 1996 respectively from Delhi University, India and an MA in Art Practice at Goldsmiths College, London University in 2007-9. Sabrina has 9 years of experience in teaching Hindi- her first language. She enjoys using audio/visual resources and activities in language teaching along with her own original teaching materials. Her in-depth knowledge of the language and teaching experience with specially designed lessons make her lessons very enjoyable. Her cultural inputs and anecdotes provide a deeper understanding of her fascinating country - India. Her research interests include contemporary Hindi in urban/rural settings and in Bollywood. She is also a proofreader for Hachette. Recently she reviewed the Hindi Grammar book for Routledge.She also teaches Sanskrit language at City Lit.

Please note: We reserve the right to change our tutors from those advertised. This happens rarely, but if it does, we are unable to refund fees due to this. Our tutors may have different teaching styles; however we guarantee a consistent quality of teaching in all our courses.