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A Basic Course in Modern Telugu; B. H. Krishnamurthy (©University of Wisconsin Board of Regents, 1967)

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Recorded in 1967 at the LSS Recording Studio. Text published by: Osmania University, Hyderabad, India. The native speaker of Telugu on these tapes is Mr. B.V.L. Narayana Row of Guntur District, Andhra Pradesh.

TU1.001 A Basic Course in Modern Telugu

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Unit 1, part 1
Verbless sentences
Pattern two: questions and answers
Forms of persona1 pronouns
Word list

Unit 1, part 2
Exercises for unit one.

Unit 2
Yes-no questions and responses
Explanation and repetition of Telugu
Sentences for practice
Yes-no questions and responses
Exercise material for pattern practice

Unit 2, part 2

Unit 2, part 3

Unit 3, part 1
Possessive pronouns
Explanation and practice sentences

Unit 3, part 2
Exercise material: possessive pronouns: 1-19
Exercise material: possessive pronouns: 50-110

Unit 4, part 1
Descriptive and qualitative adjectives
Affirmative and negative replies to a question

Unit 4, part 2
Exercise material: Sentences 1-45
sentences 46-91

Unit 5. part 1
The dative case, and "kaawaali"
Explanatory and illustrative material

Unit 5, part 2
Dative case, and "kaawaali" (continued)

Unit 5, part 3
Exercise material

Unit 6, part 1
Nominative of possessive forms

Unit 6, part 2 continued

Unit 6, part 3 continued

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