TCANC Tamil School offers a variety of classes based on your child's ability and knowledge. Each class helps build specific skills in Tamil and prepares the child for the next grade.
The school follows California Tamil Academy's syllabus. Each student is provided with textbooks, exercise books, and other supplemental material as part of the student package (included with your registration).
In addition, the teachers utilize other study resources such as flash cards, games, posters, Quizlet, and more.
Read on the right for the goals for each grade, as set forth in California Tamil Academy's published skill sets.
Introduce the child to Tamil. Make it fun to learn with rhymes, conversations, and small projects.
Introduce to letters, basic words, simple phrases, basic vocabulary, short rhymes, and stories.
Become fluent in letters, simple words and phrases, spell words, pronunciation, and basic vocabulary
Become fluent in letters, simple 1-4 lettered words, simple phrases, spelling words, pronunciation, and basic vocabulary.
Become fluent in letter classifications and simple sentences with rhymes, conversations, and small projects.
Build mastery in words with phonics and pronunciation.
Become fluent in reading, writing, pronunciation, and conversational skills.
This year we are starting a new Conversation class “Learn to Speak in Tamil” for rising 9th to 12th graders who already understand Tamil but wish to speak fluently.