Sinhala (SINHA)Arts and Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2017-2018.

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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  • 1 Credit Graded

  • 16904SINHA 1100  SEM 101

    • TBA
    • Herath, B

SINHA 1122

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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  • 4 Credits GradeNoAud

  •  6119SINHA 1122  SEM 101

    • TBA
    • Herath, B

  • Prerequisite: SINHA 1121 or equivalent. This course is part of the Shared Course Initiative and will include students from Yale & Columbia Universities using videoconferencing technology.

SINHA 2202

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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  • 3 Credits GradeNoAud

  •  6118SINHA 2202  SEM 101

    • TBA
    • Herath, B

  • Prerequisite: SINHA 2201 or equivalent. This course is part of the Shared Course Initiative and will 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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  • 3 Credits GradeNoAud

  •  6002SINHA 3301  SEM 101

    • TBA
    • Herath, B

  • Prerequisite: SINHA 2201/2202 or 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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  • 2-4 Credits GradeNoAud

  •  6003SINHA 4400  SEM 101

    • TBA
    • Herath, B

  • Prerequisite: SINHA 3301 or permission of instructor.