The course covers a wide range of topics, including combined letters (samyukta-akSharANi), Purusha, vacana, and linga in-depth study, simple reading, and conversation. For those interested in short stories, the course also teaches how to combine words and phrases to create engaging narratives.
This course is part of the Certificate Program in Sanskrit Proficiency-Beginner Phase and is structured to be completed in one quarter (10 weeks, 1.5 hours per week). In the 11th week, students will take an exam to assess their understanding of the material covered. The course is based on the "SUPADA" book published by SB-USA and includes other relevant course material. The curriculum and textbooks used are created by Samskrita Bharati USA, which is known for its innovative teaching methods.
The course is designed for beginners who want to start learning Sanskrit and wish to listen, write, and read the DevanAgari script through a set of simple exercises. By the end of the course, students will have a better understanding of Purusha, vacana, and linga, and will be able to engage in simple reading and conversation.