Lesson 1

 

Lesson 1

GREETINGS

‘Hello’ is the word that we often use when we meet a person. Just the same way, the word used to greet a person in Tamil is

VA/NAK/KAM

Relationship in Tamil

 


KUDUMBAM Family

 

APPA – Dad

AMMA – Mom

 

AKKA Elder sister THANGAI Younger sister

ANNA Elder brother THAMBI Younger brother

 

THATHA Grandpa
PAATI Grandma

 

NANBARGAL Friends

THOZHI Friend (Girl)
NANBAN Friend (Boy)

 

PAKATHTHU VEETUKAARAR Neighbour


 

Conversation 1 About Myself

En peru ______________________
My name is ______________________
Enakku ______________________vayasu aachu.
I am ______________________ years old.
En Appa peru ______________________
My father’s name is ______________________
En Amma peru ______________________
My mother’s name is ______________________
Naan ______________________ la padikiren.
I am studying in ______________________ std.
Enakku ______________________ romba pidikkum.
I like ______________________ very much.

 

MY BODY


 

Rhyme 1 NILA NILA ODI VAA


 

NILA NILA ODI VAA
NILAAMAL ODI VAA
MALAI MELE ERI VAA
MALIGAI POO KONDU VAA
PATAM POLA PARANDHU VAA
BUMBARAM POL SUTRI VAA

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Words From The Rhyme

Nila – Moon
Vaa/ vaanga – Come
Odivaa – Come Running
Malai – Mountain
Mele – On/ Up/Above/ Over
Erivaa – Climb and Come
Maligai poo – Jasmine Flower
Konduvaa – Bring
Pattam – Kite
Para – Fly
Bumbaram – Spinning Top
Sutru – To Spin

 

You call out a number and the other person says the name of the part of the body.


 

Say the sentences in Tamil…

Hello!

My name is __________________

My dad’s name is __________________

My mom’s name is __________________

My sister’s/ brother’s name is __________________

My grandpa’s name is __________________

My grandma’s name is __________________

I am studying in __________________ grade.

I like __________________ very much.

I do not like __________________.