Mun Mazhalai

Mun Mazhalai

Age Criteria: 

Four to five years old. 

Pre-requisite:: 

No basic qualification is required. 

Oral: 

Students at this level learn about fifty simple words along with biographies, some songs and stories. 

Achievement: 

By the end of Tamil School year, each student should be able to know vowels. Saying one to ten. Knowing the names of nuts, fruits, plants. Knowing the names of animals, sea creatures, insects and body parts. Knowing the names of colors, tastes, directions, seasons and shapes. Practice writing and drawing pictures in a simple way. Singing together in groups, chatting and sharing common sense stories. Pronouncing sentences clearly.

Mazhalai

Mazhalai

To enroll in Mazhalai level, the child should have completed 5 years.

Age Criteria:

5 to 6 Years

Pre-requisite:

Development of fine motor skills.

Writing:

Primary alphabets (உயிரெழுத்துகள்) – (அ,ஆ…ஒள)

Oral:

Songs and stories 8 (each)

Common things – In and around.

Numbers – 1-10

Aathichudi – 8

Thirukkural – 8

Vocabulary –80 words

Reading:

Students are provided with a class library book to read for at least 10 minutes per day. The reading minutes are logged and students with maximum reading log minutes are rewarded during their presentation.

Achievement:

By the end of Tamil School year, each student should be able to identify and write Primary alphabets (உயிரெழுத்துகள்). Also, the student is required to present a song and story in Tamil, in front of an audience, to develop their PUBLIC SPEAKING SKILLS.

Nilai One

Nilai One

In this level, students will learn:

Age Criteria:

6+ Years

Pre-requisite:

Development of fine motor skills.
Able to follow instructions.

Writing:

Vowels in Tamil (உயிரெழுத்துகள்) ,ஒள)

Consonants in Tamil (மெய்யெழுத்துகள் (க்,ங்,ச்……..ன்).

Oral:

Songs and stories 8 (each)
Show and tell – Pictures and objects
Aathichudi – 13
Thirukkural – 12
Vocabulary – 100 words

Reading:

Students are provided with a class library book to read for at least 10 minutes per day. The reading minutes are logged and students with maximum reading log minutes are rewarded during their presentation.

Achievement:

By the end of Tamil School year, each student should be able to identify and write Vowels and Consonants of the Tamil language. Also, the student is required to present a song and story in Tamil, in front of an audience, to develop their PUBLIC SPEAKING SKILLS.

Nilai Two

Nilai Two

In this level, students will learn:

Age Criteria:

7+ Years

Pre-requisite:

Knowledge of vowels and consonants in Tamil.

Writing:

(உயிர்மெய்யெழுத்துகள்) all series

Oral:

Lesson/story & song 8 (each)

Numbers – 1-100

Aathichudi – 19

Thirukkural – 16

Vocabulary – 100 words

Students will be trained to read basic 2/4 letter words in Tamil.

Reading:

Students are provided with a class library book to read for at least 10 minutes per day. The reading minutes are logged and students with maximum reading log minutes are rewarded during their presentation.

Achievement:

By the end of Tamil School year, each student should be able to identify, read and write all the alphabets in Tamil. Also, the student is required to present a song and story in Tamil, in front of an audience, to develop their PUBLIC SPEAKING SKILLS.

Nilai Three

Nilai Three

In this level, students will learn:

Age Criteria:

8+ Years

Pre-requisite:

Able to read and write all the alphabets and small words in Tamil language

Writing:

Creating simple sentences.

Oral:

Lesson/Story & Song – 8 (each)

Aathichudi – 19

Thirukkural – 20

Vocabulary – 100 words

Student will be trained to read short sentences

Grammar:

ஒருமை மற்றும் பன்மை, எதிர்நிலைகள், பாலினம், குறுகிய மற்றும் நீண்ட உயிரெழுத்துக்கள். வல்லினம், மெல்லினம், இடையினம், பெயர்ச்சொல், எளிய வினைச்சொற்கள்.

Reading:

Students are provided with a class library book to read for at least 10 minutes per day. The reading minutes are logged and students with maximum reading log minutes are rewarded during their presentation.

Achievement:

By the end of the Tamil School year, each student should be able to read short sentences fluently in Tamil. Also, the student is required to present a song and story in Tamil, in front of an audience, to develop their PUBLIC SPEAKING SKILLS.

Nilai Four

Nilai Four

In this level, students will learn:

Age Criteria:

9+ Years

Pre-requisite:

Able to read and write simple sentences in Tamil, Knowledge of basic grammar in the language.

Writing:

Sentence formation, comprehension, Introduce SOV pattern.

Oral:

Lesson/Story & Song – 8 (each)

Aathichudi – 31

Thirukkural – 24

Vocabulary – 100 words

Student will be trained to read and comprehend sentences

Grammar:

Parts of Speech (Noun, Pronoun, Tenses, Verb, Conjugate). Subject & Predicate, மாற்றுப் பெயர்கள், மூவிடமாற்றுப்பெயர்கள், சுட்டுப்பெயர்கள், வினாப் பெயர்கள், காலம், SOV வாக்கிய முறை, வினை வடிவங்கள்.

Reading:

Students are provided with a class library book to read for at least 10 minutes per day. The reading minutes are logged and students with maximum reading log minutes are rewarded during their presentation.

Achievement:

Students will be able to read a passage and then comprehend the passage in Tamil. Also, the student is required to present a song and story in Tamil, in front of an audience, to develop their PUBLIC SPEAKING SKILLS.

Nilai Five

Nilai Five

In this level, students will learn:

Age Criteria:

10+ Years

Pre-requisite:

Able to read and write simple and complex sentences in Tamil.

Knowledge of basic grammar in the language.

Able to read a simple passage and can comprehend in Tamil.

Writing:

Syntax, Preparing them to write short stories.

Oral:

Lesson/Story & Songs – 8 (each)

Poetry – 6

Aathichudi – 50

Thirukkural – 24

Vocabulary – 100 words

Student will be trained to read and comprehend a page

Grammar:

Introduce irregular verb, SOV, எழுவாய், பயனிலை, செயப்படுபொருள், காலங்கள், வினை பாகுபாடுகள், வேற்றுமை உருபுகள்(Understand declension) and know usage – ability to use in sentences, பெயரடை , வினையடை , பெயர்ச்சொல் (noun).

Reading:

Students are provided with a class library book to read for at least 10 minutes per day. The reading minutes are logged and students with maximum reading log minutes are rewarded during their presentation.

Achievement:

Students will develop Integrated Language Arts skills, applied in Tamil. Also, the student is required to present a song and story in Tamil, in front of an audience, to develop their PUBLIC SPEAKING SKILLS.

Nilai Six

Nilai Six

In this level, students will learn :

Age Criteria:

11+ Years

Pre-requisite:

Able to read simple passages, comprehend and write answers in Tamil.

Development of Integrated Language Arts skills in Tamil

Writing:

Syntax, preparing them to write a letter/short essay/story.

Oral:

Lesson/Story – 8

Song – 4

Sangam Literature/ Poetry – 6

Thirukkural – 10

Vocabulary – 100 words

Grammar:

இலக்கணச் சொல் வகைகள் – வினைமுற்று (Finite Verb), பெயரெச்சம் (Adjective Participle), வினையெச்சம்) (Adverbial Participle), புணர்ச்சி வார்த்தைகள் & வகைகள் (Compound Words and Types). Review of பெயரடை (Adjective), வினையடை (Adverb), Declension (வேற்றுமை உருபுகள்), வேற்றுமை வகைகள், தொடர்வினை (Continuous/Progressive Tense).

Reading:

Students are provided with a class library book to read for at least 10 minutes per day. The reading minutes are logged and students with maximum reading log minutes are rewarded during their presentation. Reading tests are conducted twice in a year and graded accordingly.

Achievement:

Complete knowledge of spoken and written language in Tamil. Students will be able to give a speech or act in front of the audience to develop their PUBLIC SPEAKING SKILLS.

Nilai Seven

Nilai Seven

In this level, students will learn:

Age Criteria:

12+ Years

Pre-requisite:

Ability to translate a given English passage to Tamil and vice-versa.

Knowledge of difference between spoken and written language.

Understand basic இலக்கணச் சொல் வகைகள், புணர்ச்சி வார்த்தைகள் & வகைகள் and வேற்றுமை வகைகள்.

Writing:

Comprehend a passage and gain the ability to Expository writing in Tamil.

Introduction to essay writing.

Project Presentation using Google Docs or Slides – 4

Oral:

Stories/Prose – 8

Sangam Literature Song – 5

Thirukkural – 10

Vocabulary – 100 words

Understanding the difference between verbal and written language

Grammar:

Verb Class usage, declension, implied verbs, simile, metaphor, auxiliary verbs, direct/indirect speech, idioms and phrases, conjunctions, continuous progressive tense-etc. Students continue to learn advanced grammar topics and learn how to apply them to construct sentences. These topics include: எச்சம், பெயரடை, வினையடை வாக்கியங்கள், செய்வினை, செயப்பாட்டுவினை வாக்கியங்கள், வாக்கியம் அமைத்தல், ஒலி வேறுபாடு சொற்கள், கருத்து அறிதல் and கதை / கட்டுரை எழுதுதல்.

Reading:

Students are provided with a class library book to read for at least 10 minutes per day. The reading minutes are logged and students with maximum reading log minutes are rewarded during their presentation.

Achievement:

Students will be able to write Essay in Tamil. Also, the students will be able to give a speech/compere or act in front of the audience, to develop their PUBLIC SPEAKING SKILLS.

Nilai Eight - Avant Training

Nilai Eight

In this level, students will prepare for appearing in the Avant Credit By Exam (Optional)

Age Criteria:

13+ Years

Pre-requisite:

Reading poetry and high-level understanding of the topic (depending on the work’s age and style); Essay writing on a given topic (with preparation time given beforehand).

Writing:

Comprehend a passage and translate to Tamil.

Essay writing on a given topic.

Project Presentation using Google Docs or Slides – 4

Oral:

Prose – 8

Sangam literature/Poetry – 4

Thirukkural – 10

Vocabulary – 100 words

Grammar:

Advanced level of what was learnt in Nilai 6 & Nilai 7 – – நேர்க்கூற்று – அயற்கூற்று; அடுக்குத் தொடர் – இரட்டைக் கிளவி; கூட்டு வாக்கியங்களைப் பிரித்தல் – தொடர்புள்ள தனி வாக்கியங்ளை இணைத்தல்; புணர்ச்சி இலக்கணம்; வாக்கிய அமைப்புப் பயிற்சி; ஒலி வேறுபாட்டுச் சொற்கள்; வாக்கியங்களில் பிழைகளைக் கண்டுபிடித்துத் திருத்துதல்.

Achievement:

Students will acquire sufficient cultural awareness to be comfortable in typical exchanges with native speakers. Students will be able to give a speech/compere or act in front of the audience and showcase their PUBLIC SPEAKING SKILLS. Students are aware of phonetics usage and grammar usage in their communication. Impromptu essay writing on a given topic.

Capstone Project:

Students demonstrate an understanding of the relationship between the practices and perspectives of the Tamil culture, and ability to appreciate poetry.

Thuridha Nilai - age 9-16 (Fast Track)

Thuridha Nilai - age 9-16 (Fast Track)


For students No prior knowledge in Tamil. 

Age Criteria: 

9+ Years 

In this Level students will learn:  

Writing: 

(உயிர்மெய்யெழுத்துகள்) alphabets full series and relevant words. 

Oral: 

Lesson/story & songs  

Numbers – 1-100 

Aathichudi  

Thirukkural  

Vocabulary – 100 words 

Achievement: 

By the end of the Tamil School year, Students will be trained to identify, read and write letters, and words and to read short phrases in Tamil.  

Also, the student is required to present a song and story in Tamil, in front of an audience, to develop their PUBLIC SPEAKING SKILLS.