Author: Krishna Gopal VikalAmitabh Dhingra/Translator(s)/ Edito: S Senthilnathan / K ParthibanPublisher: DiamondYear: 2013Language: multilingualPages: 156ISBN/UPC (if available): 812881186X
The book primarily attempts to introduce those whose mother tongue is not Tamil to learning of Tamil by the most natural and the simplest method. It adopts the scientific approach, introducing alphabets, words, sentences in that order and application of these in the most common situations of daily life. Situational sentences and conversational sentences selected for the book reflect the maximum possible commonness of India languages and Indian culture.
PART 1- ALPHABETWelcome you allAlphabetConsonants How to Write alphabetVowels & Their Abbreviated FormsParts of speechGender & NumberUsage of foreign words in TamilCases & Post PositionsCliticsPART 2- WORDSPronoun AdjectiveVerb Tense (1)Tense (2)Voice Secondary verbsOther parts of speechCardinal NumeralsWords of mistakenPART 3-CLASSIFIED SENTENCES Useful expressionsImperative Sentences Present TenseFuture TensePast Tense (1)Past Tense (2)Interrogative Sentences (1)Interrogative Sentences (2)Interrogative Sentences (3)Negative Sentences PART 4- SITUATIONAL SENTENCESAt HomeShopping CraftsmenFoods & DrinksHotel & restaurant Post Office/Telephone/BankWhile TravellingHealth & HygieneWeatherTimePART 5- CONVERSATION Let us talkBetween Two FriendsAbout MoneyOn the BusAsking the Way Making A TripThe Villager & The UrbanThe doctor & The PatientSelf-introductionAPPENDIXIdioms & proverbs Tamil-English DictionarySome Important Tamil verbs