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  Item Reference: KCLCAL-1889-1890-145

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GENERAL LITERATURE 145 Arrangements have been completed by this Committee and approved of by the governing bodies of the Imperial Institute and of the two Colleges for the organisation of School in London designed both for giving instruction in modern Oriental languages and also for the pursuit of studies relating to the history literature commercial and physical geography political economy and the natural and industrial resources of the countries and districts in which the various languages are used It is in contemplation to arrange for the delivery of special lectures or courses of lectures from time to time in connection with the School by experts or specialists in any of the foregoing subjects This School will be carried on under the immediate direc- tion of the Committee above specified The classes which the School of Modern Oriental Studies comprises are divided under two heads Division includes classes for all Oriental languages especially required by Students qualifying for examinations for the Indian Civil Service the instruction being of the same character as that provided for some time past at University College and at King's College These classes will from the commencement of the Autumn Term of 1889 be continued at University College and will be conducted under regulations common to the other classes which combine with them to constitute the General School This division includes instruction in Sanscrit Bengali Hindi Hindustani Tamil Telugu Punjabi Pali Marathi Gujarati Arabic and Persian Division II consists mainly of classes for Modern Oriental Languages other than the Indian Languages The courses of tuition will be of practical rather than of an academic character they will have particular reference to commercial and official requirements and to the facilitation of colloquial intercourse with natives of Oriental countries It is in contemplation so soon as the number of Students warrants the expenditure to secure the services of native
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