Author: Anandam KrishnamurthiPublisher: Readwell PublicationsYear: 2011Language: Bi-LingualPages: 195ISBN/UPC (if available): 8187782048
In a multilingual state like India, emotional integration, which is the very foundation of stable democracy, is possible only by learning regional languages. Knowing a language is knowing the people of that language group because a language is more than a medium of communication. Language organizes thoughts, colours thinkigna and reflects historical forces shaping the social and moral values. Tamil is an ancient language belonging to agglutinative group of languages. It was a well-developed language even before the second century B C and even to this day it retains its charm.The Tamil language is a treasure island where the gems of literary works shine brightly. The author of Readwell’s Learn Tamil in a Month gives you wings to fly to that island. He has by keeping in view the difficulties that the beginner may face in learning a phonetic language through an unphonetic language, taken special care to expose an accurate pronunciation of today’s Tamil. This book is a humble effort to initiate your journey into the enchanting world of Tamil Literature.
PREFACETABLE OF ALPHABETSALPHABETVowelsConsonantsSubletters or SymbolsConsonants Added with VowelsPronunciationOrthographyWorld FormationEtymologyAnalysis of WordsNumber-singular/PluralSentencesPositive-NegativeInterrogationsPerson CaseRelationshipsAt the ShopAt he TempleAt the Railway StationAt the HotelAt the Post OfficeHouseFruitsVegetablesDirectionsColoursParts of the BodyAnimalsBirdsReptiles & InsectsDifferent ProfessionalsNumeralsTreesMineralsGroceryMonths, Days, Seasons, and PlanetsSounds of Birds and AnimalsGroup NamesTensesActive and Passive VoiceConversationReading and WritingPhonetic TranscriptionModel TranslationsAPPENDIX-ITamil Equivalents for Some English Grammatical TermsAPPENDIX-IIAdditional VocabularyAPPENDIX-IIILetter Writing