Colloquial Tamil is easy to use and completely up to date. Specially written by experienced teachers for self-study and class use, the course offers you a step-by-step approach to spoken Tamil. While emphasis is placed on colloquial spoken Tamil, you are given a useful introduction to formal speech and the written language as well. What makes Colloquial Tamil your best choice in personal language learning? * emphasis on authentic conversational language * clear explanations on how to pronounce and write the language * helpful grammar notes and reference grammar * comprehensive vocabulary lists (Tamil-English and English-Tamil) * lively illustrations and fascinating cultural insights throughout. By the end of this rewarding course you will be able to communicate confidently and effectively in Tamil in a broad range of everyday situations. These CDs, recorded by native speakers, are an invaluable component of the Colloquial course. They feature dialogues and texts from the book, and lots of interactive exercises to help you perfect your pronunciation and listening skills.