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7:00pm Tibetan Language – First Year – Part 1
December 12, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm PST
An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 19, 2018
Dates: September 26; October 3, 10, 30; November 14, 21, 28; December 5, 12, 19; January 2019: the last 3 class dates to be determined.
Time: 7:00 – 9:00 pm
Location: Sakya Monastery Library (108 NW 83rd St., Seattle, WA, entrance on 1st Avenue NW)
Instructor: Eric Dulberg (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Enrollment: Class size is limited to 10 students.
Prerequisites: Be at least 18 years of age.
Registration Fee (includes 12 classes and handouts for Part 1):
$120 for Sakya Monastery Members
$180 for Non-Members
Part 1. READING TIBETAN: The Tibetan alphabet & the structure of Tibetan syllables
First, you will learn to pronounce and write the Tibetan alphabet. Then you will learn how to read and write the syllables of Tibetan. Reading is mastered by learning the Tibetan method of spelling syllables. You will also be introduced to some more advanced issues in the construction of Tibetan syllables. [12 classes] Handouts and flashcards will be provided.
Beginning in Winter 2019, First Year students can continue their language studies with Part 2, described below. Registration details forthcoming.
Eric Dulberg has been a Buddhist since 1975. When he moved to Seattle in the 1990s, he became a member of Sakya Monastery. He began to teach literary Tibetan in 2008. During the past 20 years, he has studied Tibetan with both Tibetan and Western teachers of the Tibetan language. Eric’s professional background includes a BS in physics and an MPH and DrPH in epidemiology.