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6 12, 2021

LAN 532 Continuing Reading Tibetan Buddhist Literature (Semester 3)

REGISTRATION Click here to register now PREREQUISITES LAN 531 or equivalent LAN 532 Continuing Reading Tibetan Buddhist Literature This course is a continuation of LAN530 and is similarly oriented towards reading Tibetan Buddhist texts and literature, largely from the Kagyü and Nyingma traditions. The class is structured as a translation committee. Each student is given an opportunity to read a passage aloud and offer their translation to the group. Then we collectively analyze the translation and discuss difficult points of phrasing and grammar in the context of the specific passage. Through this process the entire group benefits from the insights

6 12, 2021

Continuing Colloquial Tibetan

REGISTRATION Register now PREREQUISITES Please contact Nima Bhuti to check your level. Intermediate Colloquial Tibetan This course is for those students who already have some grounding in colloquial Tibetan. The focus will be to gain further fluency in reading, speaking and listening to Tibetan using the Central Tibetan dialect. Classes are mostly in Tibetan with minimal English. Required Texts: Speak Tibetan the Tibetan Way by Nyima Dekyi (Google Books) and Speak Fluent Tibetan by Dr. Chok Tenzin Monlam Peltsok During the first half hour of class we will practice with the text Speak Fluent Tibetan and during the next 1 hour we will

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