Lesson 2

 

Lesson 2

What is this? What is that?

The words ‘This’ and ‘That’ are important parts in the verbal form of any language. Let us see how to say these in Tamil.

‘This’ – ‘Idhu’

Idhu oru Penaa. (This is a pen.)
Idhu enna? (What is this?)
Idhu oru Penaa. (This is a pen.)
Idhu oru Puththagam. (This is a book.)
Idhu enna? (What is this?)
Idhu oru Puththagum. (This is a book.)
Idhu oru Pattam. (This is a kite.)
Idhu enna? (What is this?)
Idhu oru Pattam. (This is a kite.)

‘That’ – ‘Adhu’

Adhu oru Veedu. (That is a house.)
Adhu enna? (What is that?)
Adhu oru Veedu. (That is a house.)

 

Adhu oru Maram. (That is a tree.)
Adhu enna? (What is that?)
Adhu oru Maram. (That is a tree.)

 

Adhu oru Yaanai. (That is an elephant)
Adhu enna? (What is that?)
Adhu oru yaanai. (That is an elephant)

 

Things to remember:

Idhu – This, ItBuththagam – Book
Adhu – ThatPattam – Kite
Enna – WhatVeedu – House
Oru – A/oneMaram – Tree
Penaa – PenYaanai – Elephant

IS THIS / IS THAT?

AAMAAM-YES / ILLAI-NO

Idhu Pattama? (Is this a kite?)

  • Aamaam, Idhu Pattam. (Yes, this is a kite.)

  • Sari, idhu pattam. ( Right, This is Kite.)

Adhu Buththagama? (Is that a book?)

  • Illai, adhu penaa. ( No. That is a pen.)

  • Sari, adhu oru penaa. ( Right, that is a pen.)

Idhu oru Yaanaiya? (Is it an elephant?)

  • Illai, idhu oru maram. (No, it is a tree.)

  • Sari, idhu maram. (Right, it is a tree.)

Try to answer the following :

1. Idhu enna?

 

2. Adhu penaava?

 

3. Adhu enna?

 

4.Idhu Veeda?

 

Adhu en appa. That is my Dad.
En appa peru ______________________.

 


Idhu en…….. This is my mom….
My mother’s name is ______________________.

 

That is my elder brother. My elder brother’s name is ______________________.

 


This is my elder sister. My sister’s name is ______________________.

 

Talk about the others in your family.

 

Rhyme 2 PANDHU

URUNDAYAANA PANDHU THAAN
UNAKKU IPPO VENUMA
ARUGIL VANDHU EDHUTHUKKOL
AADI PAARKA THAYAKAMAA
MATTAI VAITHU AADALAM
KOODAIKULE PODALAAM
KAALIL UDAITHU AADALAM
KAYIL THOOKI VEESALAAM
ENNA PANDHU VENUMO
YEDUTHU NEEYUM SELLALAAM

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Words From The Rhyme

Pandhu – Moon
Mattai – Come
Kaal – Mountain
Kai – Mountain
Venum/ Vendum – Mountain
Venaam/ Vendaam – Mountain

 

Words To Recall:

Moon

Come

Come Running

Mountain

On/ Up/Above/ Over

Climb and Come

Jasmine Flower

Bring

Kite

Fly

Spinning Top

 

My House – EN VEEDU

VAAZHUM ARAI Living room

 


Kadhavu – Door
This is a door.

What is this?
This is a door.

 

Jannal – Window
That is a window.

What is that?
That is a window.


 


Padam – Picture
This is a picture.

What is this?
This is a picture.

 

Tholaikkaatchi – Television
That is a TV.

What is that?
That is a Television.


 

Tamil-la Sollu :

  1. What is this?
  2. This is a pen.
  3. What is that?
  4. That is a book
  5. This is my dad.
  6. That is my friend.
  7. That is a window.
  8. This is my ball.
  9. That is an elephant.
  10. That is an elephant.
  11. Is that a pen?
  12. Yes. It is a pen.
  13. Is that a tree?
  14. No. It is a house.
  15. It is my house.