Tamil is offered from Columbia University by Professor Sam Sudanandha.

For more information please contact dss2121@columbia.edu.

Spring 2018 Course Listings

Intermediate Tamil II

TTh 2:10-4:00pm

Prerequisites: MDES W1101-W1102 or the instructor’s permission. Further develops students’ written and oral proficiency in order to allow them to function adequately in a Tamil-speaking environment. Of particular interest to students planning to conduct scholarly research or fieldwork in a Tamil-speaking context. Develops the students’ appreciation for the rich culture of the Indian subcontinent where Tamil is spoken. No P/D/F or R credit is allowed for this class.

Advanced Tamil II

T-Th 4:00 – 5:50pm

Prerequisites: MDES W1201-W1202 or the instructor’s permission. This course aims at students improving further their language proficiency. It aims at students getting introduced to the long and continuous literary history of Tamil by reading non-contemporary Tamil writings, sometimes the ancient Tamil literary works.