The Heart of Tibetan Language Online Colloquial Tibetan Language Courses
We offer 2 course options to fit different learning styles. Both provide students with a solid foundation of Colloquial Tibetan.
Ms. Giraffe Track (7-month intensive course)
Ms. Giraffe is a polyglot and a bookworm. She likes to read and study at a brisk pace.
September 17, 2022 – May 17, 2023
If you have more time to study and wish to dedicate about two hours per day or more, the 7-month course would be more suitable for you. You have 1-2 live classes a week, one every Saturday and one every other Tuesday or so, one weekly 1:1 tutor class and 1 hour study group meeting – the rest is your self-study time.)
Mr. Sloth Track (1-year course)
Mr. Sloth likes to be thorough and take his time. He prefers a more relaxed pace.
September 17, 2022 – September 16, 2022
If you are planning to dedicate about an hour daily to your Tibetan language learning process for six days a week, we recommend the 1-year course. Every Saturday you have one hour of live class, one weekly 1:1 tutor class, one 1h study group meeting – the rest is your self-study time.
The Tibetan Alphabet Pre-Course
July 16 – August 20, 2022
5 weeks with 2 live classes and 1 session with a native Tibetan speaker
This Alphabet Pre-Course is for the students to learn how to read and pronounce the Tibetan script fluently, which is prerequisite for བོད་སྐད་སྙིང་པོ། The Heart of Tibetan Online Colloquial Tibetan Language Course that will start in September. For བོད་སྐད་སྙིང་པོ། The Heart of Tibetan Online Colloquial Tibetan Language Course no speaking skills are required as we’ll begin from the very simple phrases and sentences. (For example, if you have studied Classical Tibetan before, you are fine.) If you do not know how to read in Tibetan yet, you need to sign up for this course to acquire those skills before the official start of the main course. During the main course, module 1, which is about how to read, will be very brief, just a review.