Samskrta Vidyarambhah, or First Lessons in Sanskrit Volume One, a language series book from the Goloka Trust Education Foundation.
Features of the student manual include:
*Focus on Sanskrit as a spoken language
*Learning is structured around pairs and small groups
*Progression from simple to more complex language
*Tasks are designed of genuine communication to take place
*Students interact with authentic language
*A wide variety of teaching methods are utilized
*Multiple opportunities are provided for students to learn
*Initial emphasis on fluency rather than accuracy
*Interpersonal skills are developed through interactive tasks
*Multiple learning styles addressed throughout the course.