Tamil literature has existed for over two thousand years. Tamil language inscriptions written circa 1st century BCE and 2nd century CE have been discovered in Egypt, Sri Lanka and Thailand. The two earliest manuscripts from India, to be acknowledged and registered by UNESCO Memory of the World register in 1997 & 2005 were in Tamil.
Part I: Speaking Tamil
Part II: Reading and Writing Tamil
- Brahmin Tamil explores the dialect which is spoken by Brahmins of Tamil Nadu.
- Malayalam teaches the language which is closely related to Tamil