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CALA Tamil Level 1: Lesson 1



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Nathana Vaiyapuri teaches Tamil in this series intended to provide language training fast! This session of intense, focused, specialized language instruction provides some basic communicative tools in the Tamil language. The program is engineered to provided rapid gains in basic communication in Tamil, so the focus is on high-frequency vocabulary to train the language learner to recognize, understand, and use the vocabulary and grammar that he or she is likely to encounter in day-to-day life.

In this introductory episode to Tamil (a popular language in India and Sri Lanka), Nathana guides a group of students through the language. The immersive combination of common greetings, counting, movements and games teaches students not only the basic language, but the applied usage eventually becomes second nature.