By the Trikāya Translation Committee.

Group Courses in Tibetan Language (Online): Overview & Current Schedule

Trikāya Tibetan Language Academy


Group Courses in Tibetan Language (Online):
GENERAL INFORMATION & CURRENT SCHEDULE


What you’ll
learn in Tibetan group courses

  • Understanding what Tibetan language really is — and how it works: History & Etymology.
  • How to study Tibetan effectively and get results: Make progress towards fluency & literacy.
  • How to apply the specific mindset of Tibetan language: Culture & Grammar.
  • How to practice Tibetan language in your daily life: Reading & Speaking.
  • How to avoid common mistakes in Tibetan language: Pronunciation & Spelling.

Classical Tibetan:
Online Group Courses

Foundations of Classical Tibetan
(I, II, III, IV)

Colloquial Tibetan:
Online Group Courses

Foundations of Colloquial Tibetan
(I, II, III, IV)

Modern Literary Tibetan:
Online Group Courses

Foundations of Modern Literary Tibetan
(I, II, III, IV)

Buddhist Texts in Tibetan:
Online Group Courses

Foundations of Dharma Tibetan
(I, II, III, IV)

Online Group Courses:
Ongoing Program

Foundations of Classical Tibetan
(I, II, III, IV)

Foundations of Colloquial Tibetan
(I, II, III, IV)

Foundations of Modern Literary Tibetan
(I, II, III, IV)

Foundations of Reading Buddhist Texts in Tibetan
(I, II, III, IV)

Special Studies in Tibetan Texts

  • Low price: Online group courses are offered at 50 percent off the rate for online private courses (50% discount from USD $30).
  • Affordable: USD $15 per class hour (approx. €12.9 Euros/hour).
  • Group experience: Study Tibetan in a group with other motivated students, in live, interactive group classes.
  • A wide range of different online Tibetan group courses to choose from: Several forms of Tibetan language are available for study in a focused 10-week online group course, including Classical Tibetan, Colloquial Tibetan, Modern Literary Tibetan and Dharma Tibetan.
  • Short but powerful courses of study: Develop a strong foundation in Tibetan in only 10 weeks, or make significant improvements to your previous studies by continuing in a concentrated program under the guidance of Erick Tsiknopoulos, translator and language teacher who has been studying Tibetan since 2004 and working in the translation and language education fields professionally since 2008.
  • Learn from a qualified teacher who is knowledgeable and easy to communicate with: In addition to being a native English speaker and fluent in spoken Tibetan, Erick Tsiknopoulos is one of the foremost translators of Tibetan working in the field today.

    He spent 11 years studying Tibetan language and Buddhism in an immersive environment in South Asia, has translated hundreds of Tibetan texts on a professional or academic basis, and has studied most subjects of Buddhist philosophy and practice as a Buddhist scholar-practitioner since 1999.
  • Optional Tibetan Tutor Upgrade: Includes 10 one-hour sessions of practice and review in private class format with Gen Karma Tsultrim Zangmo, a highly experienced native Tibetan language tutor who is also able to guide students in Buddhist texts.

    Gen Karma-la studied Buddhist philosophy in a Tibetan monastic university for over 11 years, and later worked as a Colloquial Tibetan language teacher in India for over 10 years.

online Tibetan group courses available for the Fall 2021 session:

  • Foundations of Classical Tibetan I
  • Foundations of Colloquial Tibetan I
  • Foundations of Modern Literary Tibetan I
  • Foundations of Reading Buddhist Texts in Tibetan I
  • Special Studies in Tibetan Texts: The Way of the Bodhisattva (Bodhicaryāvatāra)

Register for an online group course in Tibetan language today.

Email us at trikayatibetan@gmail.com or tibetanteaching@gmail.com to sign up for a group course.

Message us on WhatsApp, Signal, Telegram or Discord at:
+40 769 824 828.
WhatsApp is preferred.

Online Tibetan Group Courses:
General Course Information

  • Fees for all group courses: $300 USD (approx. €259 Euros).
  • Payment for group courses: Payment can be made via Paypal. Please inquire for other payment methods.
  • Registration for group courses: Please send an email to trikayatibetan@gmail.com and state which online group course(s) you plan to attend.
  • Live, interactive class sessions for each group course: 20 class hours total.
  • Duration of group courses: 10 weeks.
  • Recommended self-study/homework time for group courses: 20 to 40 hours total.
  • Optional Tibetan Tutor Upgrade:

    * Includes 10 one-hour sessions of practice and review in private class format with Gen Karma Tsultrim Zangmo, a highly experienced native Tibetan language tutor who is also able to guide students in Buddhist texts.

    * Gen Karma-la studied Buddhist philosophy in a Tibetan monastic university for over 11 years, and later worked as a Colloquial Tibetan language teacher in India for over 10 years.

    * Schedule: These classes are generally held on a weekly basis during the same timeframe as the online Tibetan group courses, according to scheduling.

    * Price: Optional Tibetan Tutor Upgrade is an additional €150 Euros for 10 classes.

    * Total course fee (including Optional Tibetan Tutor Upgrade) = USD $450 total (approx. €258.3 Euros).
  • Pre-course preparation: Absolute beginner students who do not already know how to read the Tibetan alphabet are recommended to spend at least 10 to 20 hours studying the Tibetan script, before commencement of the courses.

To sign up for a group course with Trikāya Tibetan Language Academy, email us at:

trikayatibetan@gmail.com or tibetanteaching@gmail.com

Message us on WhatsApp, Signal, Telegram or Discord at:

+40 769 824 828. WhatsApp is preferred.

CURRENT SCHEDULE FOR Group Courses
& Weekly Timetables FOR EACH COURSE:
2021-22


Fall 2021 Group Course Session


Schedule: October 18th to December 24th

Available group courses for Fall 2021 SESSION
(October 18th to December 24th)

  • Foundations of Classical Tibetan I
  • Foundations of Colloquial Tibetan I
  • Foundations of Modern Literary Tibetan I
  • Foundations of Reading Buddhist Texts in Tibetan I
  • Special Studies in Tibetan Texts: The Way of the Bodhisattva (Bodhicaryāvatāra)

Foundations of Classical Tibetan I:
Weekly Timetable (FALL 2021 SESSION)

  • Mondays from 5 pm to 6 pm (Eastern European Time). 1 hour class.
  • Wednesdays from 5 pm to 6 pm (Eastern European Time). 1 hour class.

Foundations of Colloquial Tibetan I:
Weekly Timetable
(FALL 2021 SESSION)

  • Tuesdays from 5 pm to 6 pm (Eastern European Time). 1 hour class.
  • Thursdays from 5 pm to 6 pm (Eastern European Time). 1 hour class.

Foundations of Reading Buddhist Texts in Tibetan I:
Weekly Timetable
(FALL 2021 SESSION)

  • Mondays from 7 pm to 8 pm (Eastern European Time). 1 hour class.
  • Wednesdays from 7 pm to 8 pm (Eastern European Time). 1 hour class.

Foundations of Modern Literary Tibetan I:
Weekly Timetable
(FALL 2021 SESSION)

  • Tuesdays from 7 pm to 8 pm (Eastern European Time). 1 hour class.
  • Thursdays from 7 pm to 8 pm (Eastern European Time). 1 hour class.

Special Studies in Tibetan Texts – The Way of the Bodhisattva (Bodhicaryāvatāra):
Weekly Timetable (FALL 2021 SESSION)

  • Fridays from 5 pm to 7 pm (Eastern European Time). 2 hour class.

Winter 2022 Group Course Session


Schedule: January 31st to April 8th

Available online Tibetan group courses for Winter 2022
(January 31st to April 8th)

  • To Be Announced. Courses will be announced before November 30th, 2021.

Spring 2022 Group Course Session


Schedule: April 25th to July 1st

Available online Tibetan group courses for Spring 2022
(April 25th to July 1st)

  • To Be Announced. Courses will be announced before February 25th, 2022.

Fall 2022 Group Course Session


Schedule: August 29th to November 8th

Available online Tibetan group courses for Fall 2022
(August 29th to November 8th)

  • To Be Announced. Courses will be announced before June 29th, 2022.
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