Tibetan

Tibetan at SASLI

Offered at the elementary and intermediate levels

SASLI Faculty is hired on a summer-by-summer basis. Both faculty and textbooks may change from year to year.

2011

Elementary Tibetan

Lecturer: Jampa Khedup
Teaching Assistant: Namgyal Dolkar

Textbook: A Basic Grammar of Modern Spoken Tibetan, The English-Tibetan Dictionary of Modern Tibetan (students will need to purchase both before arriving at SASLI - please contact SASLI for more information); Purple Lotus Course Packet (available for purchase at SASLI office)

Syllabus: Download PDF

Intermediate Tibetan

Lecturer: Jampa Khedup
Teaching Assistant: Namgyal Dolkar

Syllabus: Download PDF


2010

Elementary Tibetan

Lecturer: Jampa Khedup

Syllabus: 2010 Elementary Tibetan Syllabus

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Intermediate Tibetan - CANCELLED


2009

Elementary Tibetan

Lecturer: Jampa Khedup

Syllabus: 2009 Elementary Tibetan Syllabus

Textbooks: Purple Lotus Lesson Package (Communicative Modern Tibetan Language hand-out) by Jampa Khedup
The English-Tibetan Dictionary of Modern Tibetan, compiled by M. C. Goldstein
A Basic Grammar of Modern Spoken Tibetan (A Practical Handbook) by Tashi

Reference Textbooks (not required): Colloquial Tibetan by Tsetan Chonjore and Andrea Abinanti
Bod Gya Tshig Mdzod Chen Mo: Great Tibetan-Chinese Dictionary

Intermediate Tibetan

Lecturer: Kalsang Kunor

Syllabus: 2009 Summer Tibetan Language Program, Intermediate Level

Textbooks: Manual of Standard Tibetan by Nicolas Tournadre and Sangda Dorje
A Basic Grammar of Modern Spoken Tibetan (A Practical Handbook) by Tashi

Reference Materials: Colloquial Tibetan, A Textbook of the Lhasa Dialect by Tsetan Chonjore with Andrea Abinanti
A Fine Explanation of the Great Life Tree by Yangchen Drupai Dorje

Dictionaries: Tibetan-English Dictionary of Modern Tibetan by Melvyn Goldstein
The New English Tibetan Dictionary (2002) Department of Education, CTA Dharamsala, India

Advanced Tibetan - CANCELLED


2008

Elementary Tibetan

Lecturer: Jampa Khedup
Teaching Assistant: Namgyal Dolkar

Textbook: Ordered individually by students

Syllabus: 2008 Elementary Tibetan Syllabus

Intermediate Tibetan

Lecturer: Yaroslav Komarovski
Teaching Assistant: Namgyal Dolkar

Syllabus: 2008 Intermediate Tibetan Syllabus

Textbook:
• Lecturers on Tibetan Religious Culture
• Manual for Standard Tibetan by Nicolas Tournadre
• The New Tibetan-English Dictionary of Modern Tibetan by Melvyn C. Goldstein
• English-Tibetan Dictionary of Modern Tibetan by Melvyn C. Goldstein
(Books can be purcahsed at the University Book Store, 711 State Street)

Advanced Tibetan

Lecturer: Yaroslav Komarovski
Teaching Assistant: Namgyal Dolkar

Syllabus: 2008 Advanced Tibetan Syllabus

Textbooks: Same as Intermediate


2007

Elementary Tibetan

Lecturer: Tsetan Chonjore
Teaching Assistant: Namgyal Dolkar

Syllabus: 2007 Elementary Tibetan

Textbooks: All necessary textbooks for this course will be sold by SASLI during the first week of class

Intermediate Tibetan

Lecturer: Jampa Khedup
Teaching Assistant: Namgyal Dolkar

Textbooks: All necessary textbooks for this course will be sold by SASLI during the first week of class

Advanced Tibetan

Lecturer: Jampa Khedup
Teaching Assistant: Namgyal Dolkar

Syllabus: 2007 Advanced Tibetan

Textbooks: All necessary textbooks for this course will be sold by SASLI during the first week of class


When classes are cancelled it is usually due to low enrollment. Please be sure to apply to SASLI as early as possible to help ensure that your class will be offered.

SASLI
204 Ingraham Hall
1155 Observatory Drive
Madison, WI 53706

Ph: 608-261-1194
Fax: 608-265-3062

sasli@southasia.wisc.edu