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Tamil for Beginners

Tamil for Beginners

Kickstart your Tamil learning journey with our beginner-friendly online course. Dive straight into the basics of the Tamil language, covering essential reading, writing, and speaking skills. This course is perfectly tailored for those who are new to Tamil, offering a straightforward, engaging way to get familiar with one of the world’s oldest and richest languages. Whether you’re looking to connect with your heritage or simply interested in learning a new language, our course provides the tools and support you need to start communicating in Tamil with confidence.

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COHORT COURSE*

*The Course may not be offered if the number of registrations is less than 15.

Duration
15 Hours
Date & Time

20 April 2024 - 27 July 2024

11 AM-12 PM IST

Every Saturday

Price

Course Fee: ₹3500
Enrollment Manual
Medium of Instruction
English
Validity
One year from the end date of the course
Delivery
Online through INDICA Courses Portal
Contact Details

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Introduction

Welcome to our beginner-friendly online Tamil language course! This course is tailored to introduce learners to the beautiful and classical Tamil language and its rich literature. Through a structured curriculum, students will embark on a journey to achieve basic literacy in Tamil—learning to read, write, and speak with confidence. Our program is designed to make Tamil accessible to a broad audience, fostering interest and appreciation for one of the world’s oldest living languages.

Course Objectives

  • To introduce the classical Tamil language to a broad audience, stimulating interest in its rich literature.
  • To equip learners with the ability to read, write, and understand basic Tamil.
  • To foster conversational skills in Tamil, enabling learners to communicate effectively.

Course Outcomes

By the end of this course, learners will:

  • Have a basic understanding of the Tamil language and its literature.
  • Be able to engage in simple conversations in Tamil.
  • Have expanded their Tamil vocabulary and understood essential grammatical concepts.

Course Syllabus

  • Introduction to Tamil: Its history and significance.
  • Learning the Tamil alphabet: Consonants and vowels.
  • Basic Tamil vocabulary: Words, genders, and simple sentences.
  • Introduction to verbs and tenses in Tamil.
  • Practical Tamil: Numbers, telling time, and everyday phrases.
  • Engaging with Tamil culture through proverbs, riddles, and storytelling.
  • Grammar essentials: Prefixes, suffixes, and sentence construction.
  • Utilizing Shabtha Kosh (Tamil dictionary) for vocabulary building.

Reading List

  • “Tamil Grammar” by esteemed Tamil scholars, a comprehensive guide to the foundations of the language.
  • “Bala Paadam” by Arumuga Navalargal, designed to provide a solid foundation for Tamil language beginners.

Course includes

  • Live sessions
  • Access to class recordings for asynchronous participation
  • Certificate of Completion upon successful course completion

*Important Enrollment Notice: Please note that this course requires a minimum of 15 registrations to proceed. If the number of enrolled students falls short of this requirement, the course will not be offered. In such an event, all registered participants will be informed and a full refund will be issued.

Faculty
teacher

Smt. K Vijayakalyani

Vijayakalyani subhash is primarily a Maths teacher by profession and serves in schools of Chennai for more than 20 years. Received best teacher awards from many organisations, she involved herself in writing poems in tamil and has received awards like kavisigaram, kavikuyil and the like by many Tamil sangams. She learned Sanskrit and started teaching the same as a volunteer of Samaskrita Bharathi. She has translated the Ramayana in the from of short poems to tamil. She is contributing regularly to the magazines and the e-books through her writing poems. She is a core members of framing syllabus for Tamil language diploma course, initiative of Bharathi Tamil Padasalai, Chennai.

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