ASIANLAN 452 - Advanced Sanskrit II
Winter 2010, Section 001
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Subject: Asian Languages (ASIANLAN)
Department: LSA Asian Languages & Cultures
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Details

Credits:
3
Waitlist Capacity:
99
Advisory Prerequisites:
ASIANLAN 451 or equivalent, or permission of instructor.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

Description

Reading selections from Sanskrit texts to include very old philosophical and legal texts, as well as pre-classical Vedic literature. During each class, the students are expected to translate the selected texts from Sanskrit to English and to paraphrase the Sanskrit text in Sanskrit using all the vocabulary and grammar that they have studied during the first and second year classes. Additionally, in this class the students learn the grammar of the pre-classical Vedic language. The students have weekly quizzes, homework, mid-term and final examinations, all equally carrying 25% of the grade. Students are trained to comprehend, read and write classical Sanskrit. The class engages is some spoken Sanskrit, but the speaking ability is not the primary focus.

Crs Requirements: The students have weekly quizzes, homework, mid-term and final examinations, all equally carrying 25% of the grade. Class attendance and participation are required and significant class absences can lead to a reduction of grade.

Intended Audience: This class is for students who have completed the first two years of Sanskrit and want to continue their study of the literature, both classical & pre-classical. After studying grammar in the first 4 semesters, these students will now focus on the content of actual texts.

Class Format: During each class, the students are expected to translate the selected texts from Sanskrit to English and to paraphrase the Sanskrit text in Sanskrit using all the vocabulary and grammar that they have studied during the first and second year classes.

Schedule

ASIANLAN 452 - Advanced Sanskrit II
Schedule Listing
001 (SEM)
 In Person
45198
Open
6
 
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MW 11:30AM - 1:00PM

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