Colloquial Tamil: The Complete Course for Beginners
Colloquial Tamil is easy to use and completely up to date.
Specially written by experienced teachers for self-study and class use, the course offers you a step-by-step approach to spoken Tamil. While emphasis is placed on colloquial spoken Tamil, you are given a useful introduction to formal speech and the written language as well.
What makes Colloquial Tamil your best choice in personal language learning?
By the end of this rewarding course you will be able to communicate confidently and effectively in Tamil in a broad range of everyday situations.
Accompanying audio material is available to purchase separately on CD/MP3 format, or comes included in the great value Colloquials Pack. Recorded by native Tamil speakers, this material is designed to help improve pronunciation, listening and speaking skills.
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Review: Colloquial Tamil: The Complete Course for BeginnersUser Review - Aarash Rahman - Goodreads
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Review: Colloquial Tamil: The Complete Course for BeginnersUser Review - Christian Crowley - Goodreads
I was using this book to prepare for a trip to Tamil Nadu (South India) in 2007. Typical of all the books in the Colloquial series, this book offers a very steep learning curve for the beginner. It ... Read full review
1 en peeru Murugan My name is Murugan
2 naan viittukku pooreen Im going home
3 enna veenum? What would you like?
4 haloo naan Smith peesureen Hello this is Smith
Excuse me for coming late
6 Mahaabalipuram poovamaa? Shall we go to Mahabalipuram?
7 niinga enge pooriinga? Where are you going?
8 niinga eppa Indiyaavukku vandiinga? When did you come to India?
13 inda edattukku epdi pooradu? How do I get to this place?
14 enna sirikkiree? What are you laughing at?
15 naan Tamiznaattule rendu naaldaan irukka mudiyum I can be in Tamil Nadu for just a couple of days
16 Tamizle oru siranda nuulu A famous book in Tamil
The Tamil alphabet
Key to exercises
9 niinga pootturukkira dras The clothes you are wearing
10 neettu oru kalyaanattukku pooyirundeen Yesterday I went to a wedding
11 nii enne paakka varakkuudaadaa Shouldnt you come to see me?
12 ende uuru Yaazppaanam Im from Jaffna