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5 Reasons to Learn Tamil in Singapore

Why should I learn Tamil if I’m not of Tamil ancestry? 

What benefits could I get if I’ve mastered the linguistic arts of speaking Tamil?

These are probably the questions that are floating in your mind after seeing the title of this article.

Well, there are actually many reasons as to why you should learn a new language.

The benefits range from improvement of memory to improvement of academic performance.

But today, we’re not just talking about any language.

I’ll be giving you some very compelling reasons to learn the beautiful language of Tamil.

  • Huge Amount of Tamil Speakers

Did you know that there are approximately 68 million native speakers and 9 million non-native speakers of Tamil?

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That adds up to a whopping 77 million Tamil speakers worldwide!

Tamil is mainly spoken in countries such as India, Sri Lanka, Singapore, Malaysia.

But there are also many other countries that have non-native Tamil speakers such as the United States of America, Canada, etc.

With such a huge amount of speakers worldwide, surely there will be benefits that come along with learning this language right?

Move on to the next point to find out!

  • Get to Build & Develop Your Business in India with Ease

Now if you don’t already know, India is about to grow into one of the world’s largest economies.

Which means it’ll be an excellent idea to build your business there.

Many overseas businesses and investors are already making their move to incorporate their empires in India due to its exceptional economic growth.

When it comes to the digital and technology world, India excels in it and many of its local tech companies are in fact on par with international tech companies in terms of prominence.

So having mentioned India being a good country to start your business, what better way to communicate with the locals than to learn its native language?

  • Learn to Better Indulge India’s Rich Culture

If you’re a person of culture, you’d surely love to be exposed to India’s rich culture.

Did you know religions such as Hinduism, Jainism, Buddhism, and Sikhism originated from India?

That’s 4 religions with rich histories that have been practiced by people since forever!

It already takes you quite a while to know 1 religion, can you imagine immersing yourself in 3 others?

Religion aside, India is also known to have delicious local delicacies.

Are you a big fan of foods such as Samosa, Dosa, Chapati, Paratha (aka Roti Prata)?

All these foods originated from India!

Learning Tamil will also enable you to immerse yourself in India’s culture and appreciate its beauty and delicious food that can be found in Singapore!

  • Learn Tamil Literature with Ease

Here’s an interesting fact, Tamil is the world’s oldest language that existed since 300 BC!

Being such an old language, it’s not unusual to say that there’s an expansive amount of Tamil literature in this world.

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There’s an abundant amount of Tamil literature running from music to drama for you to enjoy.

So if you’re into Tamil literature, learning Tamil will help you to fully understand the context behind its profound meaning!

  • Learn for Fun

Learning a language can be very fun and beneficial!

Not only will you be able to converse in another language, you’ll be able to better appreciate the culture associated with the language too!

Yes, learning Tamil would mean having to memorise a hundred new letters, learning to roll your tongue backwards to pronounce some words, but it’ll all be worth it once you master this language.

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You’ve come to the end of this article!

I hope the 5 reasons listed above will get you to pick up Tamil as your new language to learn.

Thanks for reading!

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Rum Tan

Rum Tan is the founder of SmileTutor and he believes that every child deserves a smile. Motivated by this belief and passion, he works hard day & night with his team to maintain the most trustworthy source of home tutors in Singapore. In his free time, he writes articles hoping to educate, enlighten, and empower parents, students, and tutors. You may try out his free home tutoring services via or by calling 6266 4475 directly today.