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Fall 2013-2014
* CLA 475 / LIN 475   na, npdf

Introduction to Sanskrit

Elaine Fisher

This class teaches the fundamentals of Sanskrit grammar, with all reading and writing done in the original [devanagari] script. It prepares students to begin reading classics of Sanskrit literature in the follow-up course in the spring, CLA 476.

Sample reading list:
Walter Harding Maurer, The Sanskrit Language: An Introductory Grammar and Reader

Reading/Writing assignments:
Average reading/translation of 25 pages per week. Nightly homework exercises (1 1/2 to 2 hours per meeting). Weekly quizzes.

Requirements/Grading:
Mid Term Exam - 20%
Final Exam - 20%
Quizzes - 20%
Class/Precept Participation - 20%
Problem set(s) - 20%

Other information:
This course is open to both undergraduate and graduate students.

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
23175 C01 11:00 am - 12:20 pm M W   McCormick Hall   274   Enrolled:3 Limit:10