Tibetan 101B Elementary Classical Tibetan
Instructor: Zhouyang Ma; M/W, 10:30-11:45 (continuation of Tibetan 101A)
An introductory course designed for students with no background in classical Tibetan. Students begin with the Tibetan script, its standard transliteration into Roman characters, and pronunciation before proceeding to the basics of Tibetan grammar. After mastering a foundational vocabulary, students begin translating simple Tibetan texts.
Tibetan 102B Intermediate Classical Tibetan
Instructor: Lobsang Shastri; M/W, 6:00-7:15 (continuation of Tibetan 102A)
An intermediate classical Tibetan reading course focusing on the development of translation skills through attention to grammatical and philological analysis. This course will also provide training in the research skills required to work with the Buddhist canonical texts of the Bka’ ‘gyur and Bstan ‘gyur. Readings will be selected from a variety of Tibetan literary genres, including Buddhist philosophy and path literature, as well as historical and biographical narrative texts.
Tibetan 104BR Elementary Colloquial Tibetan
Introductory Level is not offered Spring 2019
An introduction to spoken standard Central Tibetan: its phonology and basic grammar and syntactic structures and includes drill sessions.
Tibetan 105BR Intermediate Colloquial Tibetan
Instructor: Shoko Mekata; M/W/F, 3:00-4:15 on M/W, 10:30-11:45 on F (continuation of Tibetan 105AR)
This course will cover more complex grammatical and syntactic structures of spoken standard Central Tibetan and includes drill sessions.
Tibetan 106BR Advanced Colloquial Tibetan
Instructor: Lobsang Shastri; T/Th, 6:00-7:15 (continuation of Tibetan 106AR)
This course will cover advanced grammatical and syntactic structures of spoken standard Central Tibetan and includes drill sessions.