what is this? what is that? Lesson 2

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.

 

Hello Lesson 1

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 __________________.