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Colloquial Tamil

The Complete Course for Beginners

By E. Annamalai, R.E. Asher

Routledge – 2008 – 328 pages

Series: Colloquial Series

Purchasing Options:

  • Add to CartPaperback: $43.95
    978-0-415-18788-6
    May 16th 2002
  • Add to CartPack: $85.00
    978-0-415-44237-4
    May 29th 2007
  • Pack:
    978-0-415-18790-9
    May 23rd 2002
    Out-of-print
  • 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 or class use, the course offers 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.

This pack contains the paperback and accompanying audio material, recorded on CDs. These complement the book and will help you with your pronunciation and listening 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. Languages of Asia
  2. Tamil

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

Unit 1, Dialogue 1

Unit 1, Dialogue 2

Name: Colloquial Tamil: The Complete Course for Beginners (Pack)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 or class use, the course offers a step-by-step approach to spoken Tamil. While emphasis is placed on colloquial spoken Tamil, you are...
Categories: Languages of Asia, Tamil