ASIANLAN 156 - First Year Tamil II
Section: 001
Term: WN 2008
Subject: Asian Languages (ASIANLAN)
Department: LSA Asian Languages & Cultures
Credit Exclusions:
No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in ASIANLAN 157.
Enforced Prerequisites:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This course offers an introduction to Tamil culture, language, land, literature, and Tamil grammar. This is one of the two classical languages of India and one among the Dravidian languages with rich literary tradition dated back to 300BC. This language is largely spoken in Tamilnadu, which is in the southern part of India, and also in Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Singapore, Fiji, Mauritius, and South Africa. In this course all the basic language skills as well as communicative skills will be covered. At the end of the course the students will be able to:

  1. perceive and reproduce the sounds and their meaningful sequences
  2. form sentences of different types (simple, compound, complex) and various patterns (interrogative, negative, casal, etc.)
  3. converse with fellow students on specific topics under controlled situations and contexts
  4. develop oral presentation and spoken usage
  5. read and write simple and graded passages and comprehend
  6. write compositions – both guided and free
  7. convert written Tamil into spoken Tamil structures

ASIANLAN 156 - First Year Tamil II
Schedule Listing
001 (REC)
MTuWTh 1:00PM - 2:00PM
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