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"To us all towns are one, all men our kin.
Life's good comes not from others' gift, nor ill
Man's pains and pains' relief are from within.
Thus have we seen in visions of the wise !."
Tamil Poem in Purananuru, circa 500 B.C 

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Annamalai, E. The 'Jim and Raja' Conversations (and cassettes).Tamil Language Study Association, 2127 Maple Ave., Evanston, IL 60201.(1980.) Spoken Tamil; tapes include material for comprehension and repetition.

Asher, R. E. - Tamil. Amsterdam : North-Holland, c1982.

Asher, R. E. - A Tamil prose reader; selections from contemporary Tamil prose
with notes and glossary Cambridge University Press, 1971.

Daivasundaram, N., and A. Gopal. Tamil: An Auto-Instructional Course(and cassettes). Also: accompanying Handbook by S. Jean Lawrence and D.Ranganathan, International Institute of Tamil Studies, T.T.T.I., Taramani,Madras 600 113.

**Daniel, S First Steps in Tamil Hardcover / Date Published: January 1989

*Hart, Kausalya - Tamil for Beginners  Paperback, 1992

*Hart, Kausalya. Tamil for Beginners (2 Volume Set) Center for SouthAsia Studies, T-9 Building, Room 100, Univ. of California, Berkeley, CA94720.

Hart, Kausalya. Advanced Tamil via Audio-Video Media, Parts I and II. Center for South Asia Studies, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720.

*Jegtheesh, N - Learn Tamil in 30 Days   Paperback/ Published 1992

Kerslake, P., and C.R.N. Aiyar. Tamil Course for European Schools,5 pamphlet volumes. Christian Literature Society, Madras 600 003. (1972-77,12th ed.)

Kothandaraman, Ponnuswamy. A Course in Modern Standard Tamil:Laboratory Manual, Texts and Exercises. International Institute of TamilStudies, Madras 600 020. (1975.)

Kumaraswami Raja, N., and K. Doraswamy. Conversational Tamil.Annamalai Univ. Dept. of Linguistics Publication No. 9. Annamalai University,Annamalai Nagar, Tamilnadu.

Lehmann, Thomas. A Grammar of Modern Tamil. Pondicherry: Pondicherry Institute of Linguistics and Culture, 1989 (Second Edition 1994).

Lindholm, James. Elementary Tamil Help System. (Software)Tamil Language Study Association, 2127 Maple Ave., Evanston, IL 60201.(1991.)

McAlpin, D.W. A Core Vocabulary for Tamil. Dept. of South AsiaRegional Studies, Univ. of Pennsylvania, 820 Williams Hall, Philadelphia,PA 19104. (1976.)

Nataraca Pillai, Na - Classified recall vocabulary in Tamil, Mysore : Central Institute of Indian Languages, 1990.

Nataraca Pillai, Na.-  A guide for advanced learners of Tamil: Mysore : Central Institute of Indian Languages, 1986.Description: xvi, 236 p. ; 22 cm.

Nataraca Pillai, Na.-  Pi_lai ayvu : mo_li ka_rpittalil oru putiya parvai,  a new approach in language teaching, 1981.

Paramasivam, K., and J. Lindholm. A Basic Tamil Reader and Grammar,3 vols. (and cassettes). Tamil Language Study Association, 2127 Maple Ave.,Evanston, IL 60201. (1980.)

Pattanayak, D.P., et al. Advanced Tamil Reader, Part One; Text,Notes, and Exercises. Central Institute of Indian Languages, Manasa Gangotri, Mysore 570 006. (1974.)

Pattanayak, D.P., and M.S. Thirumalai. An Introduction to Tamil Script, Reading and Writing. Central Institute of Indian Languages,Mansas Gangotri, Mysore 570 006. (1980.)

*Perumal, V - Introduction to Tamil studies

+Pope, G.U. Tamil Prose Reader. Asian Educational Services,C-2/15, S.D.A., New Delhi 110 016. (1982, reprint of 1906 revised 7th ed.)

Pope, G. U. (George Uglow), 1820-1908.A handbook of the Tamil language : a Tamil prose reader. New Delhi : Marwah, 1982 Description: 124 p

Rajaram, S. An Intensive Course in Tamil (and cassettes). Central Institute of Indian Languages, Manasa Gangotri, Mysore 570 006. (1972, No. 3 of CIIL series.)

Rajaram, S.-  Tamil phonetic reader,  Mysore, Central Institute of Indian Languages [1972] Description: viii, 82 p. illus. 23 cm.

G. Sankaranarayanan - A programmed course in Tamil.Central Institute. of Indian Languages, Mysore, 1994, 401 p.

Schiffman, Harold. Intermediate Tamil: A Self-Instructional Method.Seattle, Department of Asian Languages, mimeo, 1974.

Schiffman, Harold. Reader For Advanced Spoken Tamil, Part One:Radio Plays. Dept. of Asian Languages and Literatures, Univ. of Washington,Seattle, WA 98195. (1971.)

Schiffman, Harold. A Grammar of Spoken Tamil. Christian Literature Society, Madras 600 003. (1979.)

Shanmugam Pillai, M -  A Tamil reader for beginners. 1966-68.

*Sivakumar, C - A linguistic study of the problems in learning Tamil by tribal children in the Nilgiris

Subramanian. 1st ed. Ce_n_nai : Ulakat Tami_laraycci Ni_ruva_nam, 1989.

Subbu Reddiar, Nallappa, 1917- Tami_l payi_r_rum mu_rai. [E_lutiyavar] [1964]

*Suseendirarajah, S - Jaffna Tamil - Phonology and Morphology - "a work giving a synchronic description of the Tamil language as spoken in the Jaffna Peninsula", University of Jaffna Publication, 1993

Vacek, J. (Jaroslav) -  A Tamil reader, introducing Sangam Literature

*Vaidyanathan, Sowbhagyalakshmi , and J. Murphy. Tamil Newspaper Reader [tamiöl Ceytittåaòl Våacakam] (plus2 cassettes ). Dunwoody Press, P.O. Box 1825, Wheaton, MD 20915. (1990.)




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