The material is presented as 42 lessons with worksheets and answer key. The authors, who were language teachers in Africa and in the US for over 25 years, have made use of contemporary knowledge of Linguistics and easy-to-follow and effective teaching methods. The sound system and the grammatical system of Malayalam are explained clearly in relation to those in English.
This guide may be used by all those who want to learn Malayalam, such as the children of Keralites who live abroad, and those who come to Kerala for studies and for employment.
The authors are Lissy John and John Kunnathu.
Lissy John is an educator and a writer. She has had her higher studies in Language, Linguistics, and Literature.
John D. Kunnathu is an educator and an author of several books. He has had his higher studies in Language, Linguistics, Literature, and Instructional Technology. After being educators in Africa and in the US for over twenty-five years, both are now settled in Kerala.
The book is published by Createspace, an Amazon company. It has about 145 pages.
In USA, a copy may be ordered from https://www.createspace.com/5574506
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