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Colloquial Tamil

The Complete Course for Beginners, 2nd Edition

By E. Annamalai, R.E. Asher

Routledge – 2014

Series: Colloquial Series

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  • Paperback: $39.95
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  • Audio CD: $44.95
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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

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Name: Colloquial Tamil: The Complete Course for Beginners, 2nd Edition (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...
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