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Colloquial Tamil

The Complete Course for Beginners

By E. Annamalai, R.E. Asher

Routledge – 2002 – 328 pages

Series: Colloquial Series

Purchasing Options:

  • Add to CartPaperback: $43.95
    978-0-415-18788-6
    May 16th 2002
  • Pack:
    978-0-415-18790-9
    May 23rd 2002
    Out-of-print
  • Add to CartPack: $85.00
    978-0-415-44237-4
    May 30th 2007
  • Audio Cassette:
    978-0-415-18789-3
    May 16th 2002
    Out-of-print
  • Add to CartAudio CD: $50.00
    978-0-415-27677-1
    May 16th 2002

Description

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?

  • emphasis on authentic conversational language
  • clear explanations on how to pronounce and write the language
  • helpful grammar notes and reference grammar
  • comprehensive vocabulary lists (Tamil-English and English-Tamil)
  • lively illustrations and fascinating cultural insights throughout.

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.

Reviews

'Surpasses many of the previous publications not only in terms of the composition of the text but also in the systematic presentation of the text on two tapes and on two CDs.' - Archiv Orientálni. Quarterly Journal of African and Asian Studies, vol. 72

Related Subjects

  1. Tamil
  2. Languages of Asia

Sample Audio

Listen to Sample Audio For The Course:

If you’re thinking about buying this course, why not listen to the audio tracks below for a taster?

These are samples from the audio CD, to accompany this paperback, or included in our great value Colloquial Pack.

Unit 1, Dialogue 1

Unit 1, Dialogue 2

Name: Colloquial Tamil: The Complete Course for Beginners (Paperback)Routledge 
Description: By E. Annamalai, R.E. Asher. 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...
Categories: Tamil, Languages of Asia