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 2022 - 2023 program year is as follows: 

Dates

Courses Taken

Weekly Class Hrs.

June 08 - August 04, 2022 

Intermediate/Advanced Summer Course

20

August 29 – December 16 (Exams December 12 – 16) (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 17 - January 1, 2022

Holidays - no classes

 

January 2 - 13

Translation Seminar I

10

January 16 - April 28 (Exams April 24 - 28) (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 1 - 26

Translation Seminar II

10

 

Dharma Conversation

5

 

Translation Practicum (optional)