This unit provides an introduction to Sanskrit. It is intended for students who have little or no previous knowledge of the language. Emphasis will be given to understanding the basic grammatical structures and the Devanagari script. Pronunciation will be given attention. There will be exercises in translation from Sanskrit to English and English to Sanskrit.
1x2hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week
3x1000wd assignments (60%), 1x3hr exam (40%)