1985, we are conducting a Distance Education
Course in Kannada for the employees of the Government of Karnataka, who do not
know Kannada. So far, 12103 registrants have got the benefit of the course material.
learning Kannada through this course, it is possible for the learner to learn:
Comprehend the conversation, discussion, radio news bulletins, and public speeches
given in normal speed in Kannada.
Speak with ease in Kannada in official circles about the routine administrative
matters, conduct or participate in official discussions, and speak with ease in
Kannada regarding personal needs.
Read printed, typed, and hand written materials in Kannada relating to routine
administrative matters, matters of public Interest, and newspapers with appropriate
speed and comprehension.
Write short paragraphs with connected sentences, write short notes on administrative
matters, and draft short official communications in Kannada.The instructional
materials include lessons for learning Kannada script, lessons for spoken Kannada,
lessons for developing reading and writing skills, and lessons for use of Kannada
These skill and function-oriented lessons are learner-centered, and are prepared
on the basis of an assessment of language needs of the government employees to
perform various duties in Kannada. The dialogues are available in two C-90 Cassettes.
In due course, these audio materials will also be available in this website.
we offer these learning materials in the Internet to fill the long-felt need for
such scientifically prepared Kannada learning materials in the Internet. Please
note that these materials are basically meant for distance education via surface
mail, but are now presented here for online learning. We plan to enrich and update
these lessons every month.
You can send your comments and suggestions to us.