Cemmozhi - The Tamil Tutor CD ROM
This multimedia CD-ROM is designed using the communicative approach to language learning, which focuses not on grammar, translation, and conjugations, but rather on communicating in whatever way you can. Errors are fine as long as you are able to make yourself understood, and since formal grammar is minimized and practical situations are emphasized, the CD-ROM effectively promotes language learning. When entering the world of this interactive CD, you find yourself in a compelling, interactive environment where learning authentic Tamil becomes a pleasure and not a struggle. The contents of the CD include alphabets, writing practice, basic lessons, common sentences, speech practice, glossary, numbers, stories, songs, proverbs, riddles, tests at each stage for checking your vocabulary power, letter and word recognition skills, and a lot more. There are selected couplets with explanatory notes from Thirukkural, one of the world's finest pieces of poetic literature. Also included are valuable sayings from the widely esteemed Tamil classics Athichuti and Kontraivendhan, carefully covered and explaining their meaning and importance for human life. Requires Windows 95/NT 4.0 or above, a 500 Mhz CPU, 64 MB RAM, and a sound card.
Talk Now! CD-ROM Course for Tamil
The Talk Now! series is for any language beginner who wants an entertaining self-study course to learn basic phrases, such as colors, numbers, food, shopping, and time. We have been selling this European-produced CD-ROM for a few years and find that it is highly praised by people from all over the world. Designed by language experts, Talk Now! includes great features like speak and repeat, interactive games, and digital recordings with native speakers. Interactive and fun, it is ideal for beginners and travelers. Test your knowledge with easy and hard quizzes and play a challenging memory game. Monitor your progress: keep your total score and print your own awards. You can also print your own picture dictionary for handy reference. On-screen help is available at all times in over 50 languages. Talk Now! runs on both Macintosh and Windows computers. Shipping weight 1 lb.
Tamil Newspaper Reader Sowbhagyalakshmi Vaidyanathan, John D. Murphy
The forty-five selections in this Reader provide the intermediate student of Tamil with a wide variety of modern newspaper texts together with grammatical and lexical aids. The Reader includes English translations and a cumulative glossary. With two 90 min. audio cassette recordings of the articles read by a native speaker. 1990, 434 pages, hardbound.