Introduction to Kannada.
Kannada language is a Dravidian language spoken predominantly by the people of Karnataka in the southwestern region of India. The language is also spoken by linguistic minorities in the states of Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Kerala and Goa; and also by Kannadigas abroad. The language had roughly 43 million native speakers by 2011. Kannada is also spoken as a second and third language by over 12.9 million non-native speakers in Karnataka, which adds up to 56.9 million speakers. It is one of the scheduled languages of India and the official and administrative language of the state of Karnataka. Kannada was the court language of some of the most powerful empires of South and Central India, such as the Chalukya dynasty, the Rashtrakuta dynasty, the Vijayanagara Empire and the Hoysala Empire. There are many questions which come to everyone’s mind: How to learn Kannada in 3 months? So I will answer your question in this blog. There are some tips which you can use to learn Kannada in 3 months
Tips to learn Kannada in 3 Months
1. Speak the language out loud from day one.
Beginners shouldn’t be afraid of mispronouncing things or sounding unpolished, It’s most important that they start practicing — aloud — right away.
2. Learn practical phrases first.
New Kannada language learners should aim for phrases like “ಹಲೋ” which means “hello” in english, that will help them communicate about basic needs. This is not equivalent but it is understandable.
3. Forget about learning strict grammar.
As part of getting basic vocabulary and phrases of Kannada down, people shouldn’t worry too much initially about learning the rules of Kannada grammar because if you are stuck on learning grammar then it will take more than 3 months. So vocabulary and phrases can be filled in later.
4. Practice by Skyping with a native speaker.
One of today’s best language learning tools is the Internet — specifically video chats like Skype. Using these free services, a Kannada learner in India can easily get free or cheap conversational lessons from a native Kannada speaker.
5. Listen to stories in Kannada
Another option for immersing yourself in a Kannada language in 3 months is to stream stories in Kannada from a country where Kannada speakers speak it. By doing these it will improve your understanding ability in Kannada.
6. Practice a one-minute introduction to yourself.
This is one of the favorite tricks for beginners is to have them write out a short introduction to themselves, and then work on translating it with any native Kannada speaker. This relatively quick activity teaches plenty about basic vocabulary and phrases of Kannada language.
Above in the blog mentioned some of the tips to learn Kannada in 3 months. But one of the main things is how motivated you are? And what time management you are using to learn Kannada. Because all these things matter if you want to learn Kannada in 3 months.