COURSE SUMMARY
Course Title: 
Kannada I
Course Code: 
15KAN101
Year Taught: 
2015
2016
2017
2018
Degree: 
Undergraduate (UG)
School: 
School of Engineering
Campus: 
Bengaluru
Chennai
Coimbatore
Amritapuri

'Kannada I' is a course offered in the B. Tech. programs at School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.

To enable the students to acquire basic skills in functional language; to develop independent reading skills and reading for appreciating literary works; to analyse language in context to gain an understanding of vocabulary, spelling, punctuation and speech.

Unit 1

Adalitha Kannada: bhashe, swaroopa, belavanigeya kiru parichaya
Paaribhaashika padagalu
Vocabulary Building

Unit 2

Prabhandha – Vyaaghra Geethe - A. N. Murthy Rao
Prabhandha – Baredidi…baredidi, Baduku mugiyuvudilla allige…- Nemi Chandra
Paragraph writing – Development: comparison, definition, cause & effect
Essay – Descriptive & Narrative

Unit 3

Mochi – Bharateepriya
Mosarina Mangamma – Maasti Venkatesh Iyengar
Kamalaapurada Hotelnalli – Panje Mangesh Rao
Kaanike – B. M. Shree
Geleyanobbanige bareda Kaagada – Dr. G. S. Shivarudrappa
Moodala Mane – Da. Ra. Bendre
Swathantryada Hanate – K. S. Nissaar Ahmed

Unit 4

Letter Writing - Personal: Congratulation, thanks giving, invitation, condolence

Unit 5

Reading Comprehension; nudigattu, gaadegalu

Speaking Skills: Prepared speech, pick and speak

  • H. S. Krishna Swami Iyangar – Adalitha Kannada – Chetana Publication, Mysuru
  • A. N. Murthy Rao – Aleyuva Mana – Kuvempu Kannada Adyayana Samste
  • Nemi Chandra – Badhuku Badalisabahudu – Navakarnataka Publication
  • Sanna Kathegalu - Prasaranga, Mysuru University , Mysuru
  • B. M. Shree – Kannadada Bavuta – Kannada Sahitya Parishattu
  • K. S. Nissar Ahmed – 75 Bhaavageetegalu – Sapna Book House (P) Ltd.
  • Dr. G. S. Shivarudrappa – Samagra Kavya – Kamadhenu Pustaka Bhavana