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Sanskrit 4

Vak
2021-2022

Admission requirements

Successful completion of 5482K1SA Sanskrit 3. Please, contact Prof.dr. P.C. Bisschop, if you are interested in taking this course, but do NOT fulfill the above mentioned requirement.

Description

This course introduces students to different forms and styles of Sanskrit literature. The selected texts are introduced at the first meeting and vary from year to year. We meet two times a week to read two original Sanskrit texts and discuss issues of grammar, syntax, translation and interpretation. The course requires active preparation and participation.

Course objectives

  • Enhanced understanding of different forms and styles of Sanskrit

  • Improved reading and translation skills

  • Increase of the student’s range of Sanskrit vocabulary

  • Knowledge of aspects of ancient Indian culture through reading authentic texts

Timetable

The timetables are available through My Timetable.

Mode of instruction

  • Seminar

Attendance and participation are obligatory. Classes missed for a good reason (to the discretion of the conveners and to be discussed BEFORE the class takes place) will have to be made up with an extra assignment. Being absent without notification can result in a lower grade or exclusion from the term end exams and a failing grade for the course.

Assessment method

Assessment

Two written examinations.

Weighing

Two written examinations (w): one at the end of the first block (50%) and one at the end of the second block (50%), covering the texts read during each block.

Resit

In order to pass the course, students must obtain an overall mark of 5.50 (=6) or higher. The individual exams cannot be retaken. There is one opportunity for a re-sit of the entire course (100%).

The course is an integrated whole. The final examination and the assignments must be completed in the same academic year. No partial marks can be carried over into following years.

Inspection and feedback

How and when an exam review will take place will be disclosed together with the publication of the exam results at the latest. If a student requests a review within 30 days after publication of the exam results, an exam review will have to be organized.

Reading list

To be announced.

Registration

Enrolment through uSis is mandatory.
General information about uSis is available on the website.

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Contact

Remarks

None.