- Code SKRT2104
- Unit Value 6 units
- 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
Study of Sanskrit grammar and reading of selections from Sanskrit Literature.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:On satisfying the requirements of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills at an Advanced Beginner level of Sanskrit to:
1. Read simple epic texts smoothly and accurately and chant texts in sloka meter.
2. Translate the vocabulary of the text in hand through the basic use of a Sanskrit-English dictionary.
3. Recognise the range of grammatical structures in standard epic Sanskrit texts, and demonstrate a working facility in using the reference grammatical text.
4. Appraise the linguistic registers of the root text, in contrast with other genres of Sanskrit literature, and reflect this in appropriate English translation.
5. Demonstrate knowledge of the social and historical contexts of epic Sanskrit texts.
This is a co-taught course. Any cap on enrolments in one course applies to both courses combined.
Four translation and grammatical analysis assignment worth 25% each.
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Tteaching in this course consists of one two-hour reading class each week. Along with the minimum requirements, it is expected that students will:
• log in to all online sessions
• catch up on any missed session by listening to it at the Wattle site
• prepare for each session by completing the exercises from the previous week (estimate 2-3 hours each week)
This level of participation can be expected to amount to around 10 hours of work each week.
Requisite and Incompatibility
Macdonell, A. Practical Sanskrit Dictionary
Macdonell, A. Sanskrit Grammar for Students
Lanman, A. Sanskrit Reader
Taylor, M. The Little Red Book of Sanskrit Paradigms
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- 6 units
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Offerings and Dates
|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|7273||23 Jul 2018||30 Jul 2018||31 Aug 2018||26 Oct 2018||In Person||N/A|
|8796||23 Jul 2018||30 Jul 2018||31 Aug 2018||26 Oct 2018||Online||N/A|