Elementary Sanskrit I - 20 credits (RT1201)
Summary of course content
The syllabus is the full content of the coursebooks in addition to simple devanāgarī
script and a limited amount of further grammar.
Availability of module: Every year
Necessary for: RT1202 Elementary Sanskrit II
The aim of this module is to introduce the student to the general structure and style
of the Sanskrit language, to a range of vocabulary, some basic grammar and the
characters of the devanagari script.
By the end of the course you should be able to:
- Translate simple Sanskrit sentences into English,
- Recognise, be able to reproduce and explain a variety of grammatical forms and syntax
- Recognise and use a range of Sanskrit vocabulary.
Suggested book purchases
Recommendations made in class.