Fall 2014





Beginning Tamil

Term: 
Spring 2014
Online: 
No
Subject Area: 
TAMIL (TAML)
Course Number: 
TAML 407 680
Schedule: 
Monday 5:00pm-7:00pm
Schedule: 
Wednesday 5:00pm-7:00pm
Day(s): 
Monday
Day(s): 
Wednesday
Instructor: 

RENGANATHAN, VASU

Prerequisite(s): 
TAML 406 or permission of instructor
Primary Program: 
Penn Language Center
Course Note: 
Offered through Penn Language Center. This is a two-semester course.
Course Description: 

This course introduces students to colloquial Tamil and formal written Tamil. A balance between production skills, viz. writing and speaking, and comprehension skills, viz. reading and listening, will be maintained throughout the course. Reading materials will introduce students to customs and habits of the Tamil speakers in Tamil Nadu, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, and Singapore. Lessons in the class will be based on a set of Tamil learning software made available at the MMETS Server. This software will be customized to the needs of students.