• Offered by School of Culture History and Language
  • ANU College ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
  • Course subject Sanskrit
  • Areas of interest Asian Languages
  • Academic career UGRD
  • Course convener
    • Dr McComas Taylor
  • Mode of delivery Online or In Person
  • Offered in First Semester 2014
    See Future Offerings

Course Description:

(a) Grammar of classical Sanskrit 

(b) Reading of easy classical texts

(c) Living Sanskrit - conversation, chanting and singing

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

By the end of this unit, you will have a good mastery of the basic grammatical topics covered in Volume 1 of Egenes. You will have a working vocabulary of over 100 simple words and phrases, a good command of basic conversational patterns, and will be able to chant by heart about 12 simple verses in Sanskrit.

Indicative Assessment

Assignment 1 Due Week 7 10%

Assignment 2 Due Week 9 20%

Assignment 3 Due Week 12 25%

Assignment 4 Due Week 14 25%

SpokenSanskrit verses etc 10%

Weekly  exercises 10%

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Workload

This course consists of 1.5 contact hours each week, and an additional 8.5 hours of independent learning using online materials. Along with the minimum requirements, it is expected that students will:

• attend all sessions

• catch up on any missed lecture by listening to the recordings

• prepare for each session by completing the exercises from the previous week (estimate 2-3 hours each week)

Requisite and Incompatibility

Incompatible with SWAS1002

Prescribed Texts

Egenes, T. Introduction to Sanskrit Vols 1 and 2

Taylor, M. The Little Red Book of Sanskrit Paradigms (available from convenor)

Weekly Spoken Sanskrit sheets from Wattle site

Weekly verses from Wattle site

Preliminary Reading

N/A

Majors

Minors

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Students continuing in their current program of study will have their tuition fees indexed annually from the year in which you commenced your program. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
1
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
1994-2003 $1164
2004 $1926
2005 $2190
2006 $2190
2007 $2286
2008 $2286
2009 $2286
2010 $2358
2011 $2424
2012 $2472
2013 $2472
2014 $2478
International fee paying students
Year Fee
1994-2003 $2574
2004 $2916
2005 $3234
2006 $3240
2007 $3240
2008 $3240
2009 $3240
2010 $3240
2011 $3240
2012 $3240
2013 $3240
2014 $3246
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings and Dates

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
2821 17 Feb 2014 07 Mar 2014 31 Mar 2014 30 May 2014 In Person N/A

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