Course Descriptions

01:013:181 Elementary Sanskrit II, Spring 2017

Course Offered: Spring 2017

This course is a continuation of Elementary Sanskrit I. Students who register for the course must either have taken the previous course or demonstrated a sufficient level of competence with the material covered in that course (the verbal forms). With about half of the basic grammar of Sanskrit covered in Elementary Sanskrit I, this course will continue to cover about another quarter of the grammar of Sanskrit in the first half of the semester. The second half of the semester will shift to a focus on beginning to make direct use of one's knowledge of Sanskrit by reading passages from the Bhagavadguta, together with the excerpts from traditional commentaries. This is additionally help students to learn to think about Sanskrit in Sanskrit.