Endangered Language Alliance

Introductory Tibetan Class

introductory-tibetan-class-2016Come learn the basics of reading, writing, and speaking Tibetan in a small-group setting with Yeshi Jigme Gangne, a native speaker who has experience teaching Tibetan in India and the U.S. and is now a Tibetan-language project manager at Google.

A language with a long literary tradition and several million speakers, Tibetan is now spoken in more parts of the world than ever before, including a growing community in New York City.

Classes will be held on Monday evenings, 6:30-8:30 pm, from October 3 to November 21 in Manhattan, near Union Square, at the Endangered Language Alliance, 3 West 18th Street, 6th Floor, New York, NY.

Total cost is $400, which includes all 16 hours of classes and all materials for the class. Payment will be requested at the first class.

Advance registration is required. To register or for more information, call 857-277-2405 or email nawanggurung@gmail.com. Spots are limited!

Want to hear what Tibetan sounds like? Check out some of ELA’s recordings below! Or learn more about ELA’s Voices of the Himalayas project, which includes many different Tibetan varieties.