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This is a presentation created for GT Nexus employees interested in learning Kannada. Kannada is spoken in Karnataka, the capital of which is Bangalore. Videos were also shot. Search Youtube for the same title - there are 9 videos in all.

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  • 1. Learning Kannada November, 2013GT NEXUS CONFIDENTIAL | THE CLOUD SUPPLY CHAIN PLATFORM| 1

2. Agenda 1Agenda2Introductions3 Basic Words 4Relationships5Greetings and Directions6Fruits, Vegetables and Numbers7Colors8Enquiry and Idioms9Tips to Continue Learning GT NEXUS CONFIDENTIAL | THE CLOUD SUPPLY CHAIN PLATFORM| 2 3. Ground RulesBe on time, attend regularly Speak up, participate Find a buddy who sits close to you who can converse with you in Kannada Its OK to make mistakes. Thats how most of us learn Together everyone achieves more. Learn 2 new words everyday (outside what you learn in these classes) Write down your questions and ask at the end of the class. Continue to learn! GT NEXUS CONFIDENTIAL | THE CLOUD SUPPLY CHAIN PLATFORM| 3 4. Introductions Nanna hesaru (____________). My name is (___________). Nanna ooru (______________). My native place is (____________).GT NEXUS CONFIDENTIAL | THE CLOUD SUPPLY CHAIN PLATFORM| 4 5. Basics - Common Words Stop Nillisi No Illa Dont want Beda Enough Saaku Yes HowdhuGT NEXUS CONFIDENTIAL | THE CLOUD SUPPLY CHAIN PLATFORM| 5 6. First Person Naanu I Nanige For me Nannadu Mine Nammadu - OursGT NEXUS CONFIDENTIAL | THE CLOUD SUPPLY CHAIN PLATFORM| 6 7. Second Person You - Neenu (Neevu) Yours Ninnadu (Nimmadu) He - Avanu (Avaru) She - Avalu (Avaru)GT NEXUS CONFIDENTIAL | THE CLOUD SUPPLY CHAIN PLATFORM| 7 8. Common Verbs Come Banni Go Hogu/Hogi Sit Kulithuko Stand Nilli Walk Nadee Run - Odu Eat Thinnu Drink Kudee Listen Keli Tell - HeliGT NEXUS CONFIDENTIAL | THE CLOUD SUPPLY CHAIN PLATFORM| 8 9. Exercise Create two word sentences with the words just learnedGT NEXUS CONFIDENTIAL | THE CLOUD SUPPLY CHAIN PLATFORM| 9 10. Commonly used words/Question Words This Idhu That Adhu Here Illi Where - Yelli There - Alli Who Yaaru When Yaavaga What Yeenu Why - Yaake How - HyageGT NEXUS CONFIDENTIAL | THE CLOUD SUPPLY CHAIN PLATFORM| 10 11. Tongue Twister! It-idhu, But-aadhre, what yenu, where-yelli, when-yavagaGT NEXUS CONFIDENTIAL | THE CLOUD SUPPLY CHAIN PLATFORM| 11 12. Greetings HelloNamaskara Thank you- Dhanyavaadagalu Good bye: Hogi Baruthene Heggidira /Chennagiddira? (How are you) Very well Thank youChennagidhene Dhanyavada Welcome: suswagatha Good Morning- Shubodhya Good night- Shubha rathri All the best- ShubhavaagaliGT NEXUS CONFIDENTIAL | THE CLOUD SUPPLY CHAIN PLATFORM| 12 13. Exercise Create new sentences with the words just learnedGT NEXUS CONFIDENTIAL | THE CLOUD SUPPLY CHAIN PLATFORM| 13 14. Directions Go Straight: Neyravagi hogi Go back: Hinde hogi Go right: Balagade hogi Go left: Yedagade hogi North: Uttara South: Dakshina East : Poorva West: Paschima Up: Meley Down: Kelage Opposite: Virudha GT NEXUS CONFIDENTIAL | THE CLOUD SUPPLY CHAIN PLATFORM| 14 15. Exericse Ask for directions to the nearest theater/hospital/mall Respond to the above query Direct a team member to navigate a given path to reach a destinationGT NEXUS CONFIDENTIAL | THE CLOUD SUPPLY CHAIN PLATFORM| 15 16. Fruits Fruits: Hannu Apple: Seybu Grapes: Draakshi Orange: Kithale hannu Mango: Maavina hannu Water melon: Kallangadi hannu Pomegranate: Daalimbe hannu Chiku: Sapota Lemon: Nimbe hannuGT NEXUS CONFIDENTIAL | THE CLOUD SUPPLY CHAIN PLATFORM| 16 17. Vegetables Vegetable: Tarakaari Onion: Eerulli Garlic: Bellulli Ginger: Shunti Curry leaves: Karibevina soppu Potato: Aalugedde Brinjal: Badane kaayi Green chilli: Hasiru Menasina kaayi Cucumber: Southe Kaayi GT NEXUS CONFIDENTIAL | THE CLOUD SUPPLY CHAIN PLATFORM| 17 18. Numbers One: ondu Two: Yeradu Three: mooru Four: Naalku Five: aidhu Six: Aaru Seven: Yelu Eight: yentu Nine: Ombathu Ten: Hathu Eleven: Hannondu Twelve: Hanneredu Thirteen: Hadhimooru Fourteen: Hadhinaalku Fifteen: Hadhinaidhu Sixteen: Hadhinaaru Seventeen: Hadhinelu Eighteen: Hadhinentu Nineteen: hathombathu Tewnty: Eppathu Thirty: Moovathu Forty: Nalvathu Fifty: Aivathu Sixty: Aravathu Seventy: Yeppathu Eighty: Yembathu Ninety: Thombathu Hundred: Nooru Thousand: Saavira Lakh: Laksha Crore: KotiGT NEXUS CONFIDENTIAL | THE CLOUD SUPPLY CHAIN PLATFORM| 18 19. Exericse Go to the market and buy vegetables and fruits for a month. Negotiate! One team is the seller, the other is the buyer Shopping List kg potatoes kg tomatoes 1 kg brinjal 4 cucumbers 18 green chillies 3 watermellons 1 kg pomegranate 2 kg apples 3 kg bannanas 2 kg grapesGT NEXUS CONFIDENTIAL | THE CLOUD SUPPLY CHAIN PLATFORM| 19 20. Relationships Father: Appa, Thundhe Mother: Amma, Thaayi Son: Maga Daughter: Magalu Elder Brother: Anna Elder sister: Akka Younger brother: Thamma Younger sister: Thangi Grandfather: Ajja Grand mother: Ajji Husband: Ganda Wife: Hendathi Father-in-law: Maava Mother-in-law: Atthe Son-in law: Aliya Daughter- in law- Sosey GT NEXUS CONFIDENTIAL | THE CLOUD SUPPLY CHAIN PLATFORM| 20 21. Colors Red: Kempu Blue: Neeli Yellow: Haladi Green: Hasiru Black: Kappu White: Bili Orange: KesariGT NEXUS CONFIDENTIAL | THE CLOUD SUPPLY CHAIN PLATFORM| 21 22. Enquiry and expressions What is your name? Nimma hesarenu? Where is your house? Nimma mane yellide? Can you speak Kannada ? Nimage kannaDa maathanaDalu barutha? Yes, I can speak in Kannada Howdhu, nanage kannaDa maathanaDalu baruthe I don't know Nanage baruvudhilla / nange gothilla How do I go there? Allige naanu hEgE hOguvudu? Where is the nearest police station? Hathiradha police station yelli idhe? How much is this? Idhu yeshtu GT NEXUS CONFIDENTIAL | THE CLOUD SUPPLY CHAIN PLATFORM| 22 23. Enquiry and expressions Where can I go shopping? Naanu shopping maaDalu yelli hOga beku Can you help me? Nanage sahaaya maaDuvira? What are you doing? Neevu yenu maaDuthidheera? Would you join me for lunch today? Eedina nanna jothe oota maduvira? How do I go to the airport? Naanu airport ge hEgE hOguvudhu? Where shall we meet? Naavu yelli bhETi aagoNa? Was there a call for me? Nanage yaraadharu call maaDiddara? What did you do? Neevu yenu maaDide? GT NEXUS CONFIDENTIAL | THE CLOUD SUPPLY CHAIN PLATFORM| 23 24. Exericse Introduce your brother/sister/husband wife to someone in Kannada Youve just seen a rainbow. Describe the rainbow (with at least 5 colors) to someone whos not seen a rainbow in their lifeGT NEXUS CONFIDENTIAL | THE CLOUD SUPPLY CHAIN PLATFORM| 24 25. Enquiry and expressions (contd) What are you doing? Neevu yenu maaDuthiddiya? What should I do? Naanu yenu maaDabeku? What can I do? Naanu yenu maDabhahudu? What are the questions? Yaava prashnegaLu? Why did you come? Neevu yaake bandhe? How did you come? Neevu hEgE bandhe? How did you write? Neevu hEgE baradhe? How much distance to go? YeShTu doora hOgabeku? GT NEXUS CONFIDENTIAL | THE CLOUD SUPPLY CHAIN PLATFORM| 25 26. Enquiry and expressions (contd) How was the journey ? PrayaaNa hEgitthu? Which way did you come? Neevu yaava daariyalli bandhri? Which is your favorite colour? Nimage yaava banna iShTa? Where did you come from? Neevu yellindha bandhe? Whom should I contact? Naanu yarannu samparkisabEku? Will you come with me? Neevu nanna jothege baruveya? I shall come with you Naanu nimma jothege baruveGT NEXUS CONFIDENTIAL | THE CLOUD SUPPLY CHAIN PLATFORM| 26 27. Enquiry and expressions (contd) Did you have your lunch? Oota maaDidera? How are you? Neevu hegiddhira? I am fine Naanu chenagiddEnE Are you busy? Neevu busy idhiya? I am busy now Naanu eega busy ideeni I Like Bangalore Nanage bengaLuru ishtaGT NEXUS CONFIDENTIAL | THE CLOUD SUPPLY CHAIN PLATFORM| 27 28. Script Vowels and ConsonantsSwaras (Vowels) Vyanjanas(Consonants) GT NEXUS CONFIDENTIAL | THE CLOUD SUPPLY CHAIN PLATFORM| 28 29. Script - LettersSwaras (Vowels) Consonant (Vyanjana) + Vowel (matra) ---> Letter (Akshara) + --> Kagunitha GT NEXUS CONFIDENTIAL | THE CLOUD SUPPLY CHAIN PLATFORM| 29 30. Exericses Youve met somebody on a train. Start a conversation in Kannada Kannada Sentence Antakshari!GT NEXUS CONFIDENTIAL | THE CLOUD SUPPLY CHAIN PLATFORM| 30 31. Interactions Talking to vendor/shopkeepers Talking to the maid Talking to a cab driverGT NEXUS CONFIDENTIAL | THE CLOUD SUPPLY CHAIN PLATFORM| 31 32. Idiomshttp://ellakavi.wordpress.com/category/kannada-gadegalu/ Maathu Ballavanige Jagalavilla, Oota Ballavanige Rogavilla Attegondu kala, sosegondu kala Aaseye Dhukkakke Moola Chinte illadavanige santeyallu nidde Devaru Vara Kottaru pujari vara kodalla Gubbi mele brahmastra Haasige iddashtu kaalu chachu Kai kesaraadhare bayi mosaru Kaige banda tuthu baayige baralillaGT NEXUS CONFIDENTIAL | THE CLOUD SUPPLY CHAIN PLATFORM| 32 33. Exercise Learn two Kannada Gaadhegalu and explain the meaning to the rest of the class.GT NEXUS CONFIDENTIAL | THE CLOUD SUPPLY CHAIN PLATFORM| 33 34. Its not the End! Tips to Continue Learning Find a buddy who sits near you and start talking to them in Kannada. Insist that they respond to you also only in Kannada. Learn 3-5 new words everyday. Get active on the Grid group, we could learn as a group! Watch a Kannada Movie with a friend. Keep bugging him/her for meanings throughout the show! Try and think in Kannada! Learn a Kannada song and understand the meaning Watch the News in Kannada/ Listen to a Kannada FM channel Try to read Kannada name plates on buses, shops, and business establishments GT NEXUS CONFIDENTIAL | THE CLOUD SUPPLY CHAIN PLATFORM| 34 35. Thank You!Dhanyavaadagalu! Do provide feedback! Dont forget to continue to learn!GT NEXUS CONFIDENTIAL | THE CLOUD SUPPLY CHAIN PLATFORM| 35