The focus of this book is on narration with the intention of imparting English language skills, enhancing word power and even style of presentation and inculcating the reading habit
URUMPIRAI, Sri Lanka (PRWEB) May 29, 2015
“Suntha’s Companion Readers” (published by Xlibris AU) is author Ramalingam Suntharalingam’s second book sharing adaptations of Tamil stories in English. Through these oriental, captivating stories, he hopes that readers acquire a better proficiency in their ability to speak, read and understand English.
This book offers a collection of 50 different stories from a variety of sources found mostly in Tamil. It tells of tales from a disillusioned cat, to a patient poet’s reward, to the damaging effects of human avarice, to lazy sons finding a treasure trove, to a lady capable of plucking a tiger’s hair so she can easily woo her husband. This captivating, unique compilation aims to both entertain readers and enhance their English language skills as it takes them on an imaginative, artistic journey of captivating tales.
“The focus of this book is on narration with the intention of imparting English language skills, enhancing word power and even style of presentation and inculcating the reading habit,” the author points out. “The desire to read is being encouraged by narrating stories from familiar backgrounds so that the reader need not labor to understand the content and also the learn language simultaneously.”
Uniquely absorbing, informative and full of subtle lessons, “Suntha’s Companion Readers” is a compilation hits two birds with one stone as it blends entertainment from stirring tales with lessons about the English language.
“Suntha’s Companion Readers”
By Ramalingam Suntharalingam
Hardcover | 6 x 9in | 124 pages | ISBN 9781503505353
Softcover | 6 x 9in | 124 pages | ISBN 9781503505346
E-Book | 124 pages | ISBN 9781503505339
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble
About the Author
Ramalingam Suntharalingam is a banker in retirement. He earned his basic degree in economics at the University of Ceylon at Peradenya and his master’s degree in economics from the University of Jaffna. He has undergone numerous trainings pertaining to his professional honing both at home and abroad by the State Bank of India, World Bank, Central Bank of Sri Lanka and State Training Institutes in Sri Lanka. His interest in bilingual reading, translations and adaptations dates back to his school days at Jaffna College, the University of Ceylon, Peradenya and his professional home ground, the People’s Bank.
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