- Code SKRT1003
- 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
(a) Further studies in the grammar of classical Sanskrit
(b) Reading of classical texts
(c) Living Sanskrit - conversation, chanting and singing
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 Introductory level of Sanskrit to:
1. Use a vocabulary of about 250 items.
2. Recognise and use the grammatical structures to read short texts and to translate basic sentences into and out of Sanskrit. These structures include: advanced sandhi rules, further noun paradigms, compounds, primary and secondary nominal suffixes and participles.
3. Conduct simple conversations on such topics as: travel, personal preferences, and food and drink.
4. Demonstrate a general understanding of the history, origins, status, and uses of Sanskrit.
students with previous 'language
experience or exposure' are required to take a language
placement test to determine
their language proficiency in order to ensure enrolment into the language
course at the most appropriate level.
The Course Convenor, in consultation with the Language Convenor will move students into an appropriate level course if students are deemed to be of a different proficiency level. Students are also encouraged to consult their course convenors immediately upon if they find that their proficiency level differs from that expected by the course.
As language courses are sequential, this may mean that students can only commence their language course in the following semester.
This is a co-taught course. Any cap on enrolments in one
course applies to both courses combined.
This is a co-taught course. Any cap on enrolments in one course applies to both courses combined.
Assignment 1 Week 4 20%
Assignment 2 Week 8 20%
Assignment 3 Week 12 20%
Take-home Examination Week 14 20%
Verses, etc Continuous 10%
Weekly exercises Continuous 10%
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This course consists of two hours' contact hours each week, and an additional eight 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
Egenes, T., Introduction to Sanskrit vol. 1 and 2
Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.
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- Student Contribution Band:
- 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.
Offerings and Dates
|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|7181||22 Jul 2019||29 Jul 2019||31 Aug 2019||25 Oct 2019||In Person||N/A|
|8436||22 Jul 2019||29 Jul 2019||31 Aug 2019||25 Oct 2019||Online||N/A|
|9529||22 Jul 2019||29 Jul 2019||31 Aug 2019||25 Oct 2019||Online||N/A|