Sinhala (SINHA)Arts and Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2021-2022. Courses of Study 2022-2023 is scheduled to publish mid-June.

SINHA 1100

This course will introduce the basic Sinhala language elements and elements of Sri Lankan culture for those who are interested in the field of language and culture. Also for those planning to travel to ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1 Credit GradeNoAud

  •  6500 SINHA 1100   SEM 101

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Herath, B

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

SINHA 1121

Semi-intensive introduction to colloquial Sinhala, intended for beginners. A thorough grounding is given in all the language skills; listening, speaking, reading, and writing. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits GradeNoAud

  •  5967 SINHA 1121   SEM 101

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Herath, B

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    This course is part of the Shared Course Initiative and at times may include students from Yale/Columbia using videoconferencing technology.

SINHA 2201

This course further develops student competence in colloquial Sinhala, attending to all the language skills: listening, speaking, reading and writing. In addition, this course prepares students for the ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits GradeNoAud

  •  5968 SINHA 2201   SEM 101

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Herath, B

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Prerequisite: SINHA 1122 or equivalent or permission of instructor. This course is part of the Shared Course Initiative and at times may include students from Yale/Columbia Universities using videoconferencing technology.

SINHA 3301

This one-semester course provides an introduction to the distinctive grammatical forms and vocabulary used in Literary Sinhala. While focused particularly on the development of reading skills, the course ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits GradeNoAud

  •  5969 SINHA 3301   SEM 101

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Herath, B

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Prerequisite: SINHA 2201/2202 and permission of instructor.

SINHA 4400

This one-semester course further develops students' comprehension of written Literary Sinhala, using sample materials from a variety of genres prepared by the instructor, as well as excerpts from texts ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits GradeNoAud

  •  5970 SINHA 4400   SEM 101

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Herath, B

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Prerequisite: SINHA 3301 and permission of instructor. This course is part of the Shared Course Initiative and at times may include students from Yale/Columbia Universities using videoconferencing technology.