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Extensive exercises so readers can review what they have learned An overview of the culture coulsom the language, giving travelers and students an understanding of how it is used in context Expertise from authors with strong scholarship in each language show more.
Written inthere are several more modern introductions to Sanskrit available now, but I strongly suggest you give this book a chance. Chapter 15 is a tour de force of drama interpretation in sanskrit. Overall, I believe Coulson has made a significantly useful and original, albeit not tach accessible contribution to Sanskrit scholarship. Please try again later.
Sanskrit by Michael Coulson
Extensive exercises so readers ca Learn a language from the comfort of your own home With Teach Yourself Sanskrit Complete Course, the series brings to life this ancient language, allowing you not only to sanskrlt the literary and classical voulson of India but also to be able to decipher Sanskrit text. Sample sentences and vocabulary are given in transliteration. The Cambridge Introduction to Sanskrit. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use.
Leave a Reply Cancel reply Coukson your comment here An introduction to the classical language. Since Coulson does not always give clear instructions to the student what the exercise is in the first place, in terms of sentence construction passive, active, nominal, etc. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.
Having once waded through a very substantial number of these examples myself, I can only say that they are not easy to deal with. However, I would not recommend this as a volume for individual study unless you are very confident; works brilliantly alongside more modern text books, though.
There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Or should I recast the whole sentence in a passive form and then use participles instead? Teach Yourself Uma Dinsmore-Tuli.
Teach Yourself Sanskrit
You are commenting using your WordPress. This may seem a minor gripe, but for beginners it really does make life rather difficult.
To ask other readers questions about Sanskritplease sign up. And this problem is further accentuated by his decision not to provide a literal translation, where the words would be in the corresponding Sanskrit word order.
Review of Sanskrit (Teach Yourself) by Michael Coulson
Read more Read less. Alex Gutteridge rated it it was ok Jul 25, See and discover other items: However the title “Teach Yourself” is a misnomer: This is a very worthwhile grammar for its unique approach and explanations.
Learn a language from the comfort of your own home With Teach Yourself Sanskrit Complete Course, the series brings to life this ancient language, allowing you not only to learn the literary and classical tongue of India but also to be able to decipher Sanskrit text.
At the very beginning of the book there are, in addition, two important parts immediately after the contents: McGraw-Hill; 2 edition April 14, Language: Kelly Sheehan rated it liked it Aug 13, Thank you once more for your valuable input! Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Ordered this expecting a complete package and only received the book. But the problems with the exercises do not stop there. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. The author even suggests you could begin reading some easy original Sanskrit literature after Chapter 8.
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It also presents numerous passages of original Sanskrit writing. And when he moves on in the second volume, the highlight is on the very abstract Sanskrit used in the Bhagavad Gita, which I find very difficult to integrate with the new grammatical material without taking up too much time for that alone.
All answers are given in the book.
Does this help the students? Jimi Gilroy rated it it was ok Nov 12, Improve Your Handwriting Rosemary Sassoon. As if this were not enough, there is an additional problem in relation to the examples. Extensive exercises so readers can review what they have learned An overview of the culture surrounding the language, giving travelers and students an understanding of how it is used in context Expertise from authors with strong scholarship in each language.
Another great thing about this book for the intermediate, not beginning, Sanskrit student is that tesch is focused on usage, not morphology.