Course Overview

Course Overview

Courses in the program are a combination of regular RYI language classes and individual translator training classes specifically designed for the Translator Training Program. Approximate class hours are 20-25 per week. The schedule of classes for the 2021 - 2022 program year is as follows: 

Dates

Courses Taken

Weekly Class Hrs.

June 09 - August 05, 2021 

Intermediate/Advanced Summer Course

20

August 30 – December 17 (Exams December 13 – 17) (no classes during reading week or November seminar weeks dates TBA)

Classical Tibetan III (2nd year course) or Translation Project I (3rd year course)

3

 

Colloquial Tibetan V or VII

5

 

Tibetan Philosophical Discourse I

5

 

Translation Training I

5 - 7.5

 

Reading, Writing Practice

1.5

 

Dharma Conversation

4

 

Translation Methodology I

1.5

December 18- January 2, 2021

Holidays - no classes

 

January 3- 14

Translation Seminar I

10

January 17 - April 30 (Exams April 25 - 29) (no classes during reading week, dates TBA)

Classical Tibetan IV or Translation Project II

3

 

Colloquial Tibetan VI or VIII

5

 

Tibetan Philosophical Discourse II

5

 

Translation Training II

5 - 7.5

 

Dharma Conversation

5

 

Translation Methodology II

1.5

May 2 - 27

Translation Seminar II

10

 

Dharma Conversation

5

 

Translation Practicum (optional)