International Sanskrit Examination Resource 

Free Course Books and Materials for 2019

The following study materials and books may be downloaded for individual use. 

Sanskrit knowledge at a more basic level is assumed prior to using the course books listed below. A full course, step by step from the beginning, is available through published course books - see information elsewhere on this site - together with free videos. New students needing to join an IGCSE class could be 'fast-tracked' using the 'Year 7 Introductory Book'.


Note that these books include literature extracts for practice only; for literature which will be examined, please refer to the IGCSE Set Literature Study Aid below.

                           St James Sanskrit Course Book 1   

                           St James Sanskrit Course Book 2  

                           St James Sanskrit Course Book 3 

                           Epic Civilisation Course  

Supporting resources:

1. IGCSE Set Literature Study Aid    Translations  (These are the Set Text Stories for 2019 onwards.)

2. Language Study Aid    (A revision booklet covering most of the grammar required as well as exercises.)

3. Paradigm lists:  Nouns  Verbs 

4. Rearranged vocabulary list  (This list of IGCSE words is in categories rather than being alphabetical.)

5. Videos for IGCSE 2019 are now available - see side menu.  These provide a systematic course, from the beginning, covering the main points of the syllabus. Appropriate study books and homework are suggested. Tests which follow Series 2, Videos 1, 4 and 7 should be helpful for checking progress. More tests and answers may be found in the tutors' section.


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Last page update:22.5.18