Encouraging second generation Tamil learners in North America to improve their Tamil vocabulary, by providing curated Words, helping to form clubs for practicing and using a national competition format for recognition.
FeTNA (Federation of Tamil Associations of North America) provides the National Platform for the competitions and recognizes winners at the various stages of the competitions with Trophies, Medals, Certificates and Financial awards.
The goal is to identify and share 4000 words from common usage, introduce origin of words and explore richness of words from Sangam literature.
Tamil schools, Tamil Sangams and individuals in North America can form groups/clubs to practice and prepare for the competitions.
Formats are designed to motivate understanding and using the words. Different formats are available by age, and by language skill level.
Schools and Clubs can leverage scheduled online Quiz for practice and to select teams for the National competition.
Get guidance from language experts and practice with friends and other contestants.
Tamil schools can send a team of 2 contestant for all competition levels as long as the students meet the age limit.
Clubs formed by Tamil Sangams and individuals can send a team of 2 members for Level 3, 4 and 5 only.
Quizzes for various levels will be conducted periodically to assist Schools in selecting their teams.
A free Quiz App is available to participate in scheduled online Live Quizzes. It is a great way to become familiar with typical questions and to practice for the competition.
Clubs can also use the Quiz App for their internal competitions.
ECertificates for all competing in this National competitions.
ECertificates for Regional Winners and Runners.
Medals for Zonal Winners and Certificates for Winners and Runners.
Certificate for all Finalist. Winner and Runners get Trophy and Cash Prize.
Tamil Theni is managed by Volunteers. FeTNA sponsors the Prizes.
However, there are other expenses to manage the mobile app, data hosting, cloud services for machine learning etc.
Nominal fees and Sponsors help us take this leaning to our young learners.