||Script: the basic letters, vowels and consonants. A brief outline of the speech sounds and pronunciations. The logic of a syllabic script. Transliteration schemes used in academics for Marathi and Indian languages
||The idea of bArAKaqI. Conventions of the adaption of Devanagari script. Match and mismatch in ‘read and as you write.’ Conjuncts and their reading.
||Nouns and pronouns. The pronominal system – personal pronoun chart. Person, number, gender. Inflectional form of a noun or pronoun. Cases and case-markers
Numerals 1-10. Added vocabulary: some basic adverbs of place and time, interrogative forms.
||The verbs: types (basic transitive, intransitive). Present tense: Simple present. Agreement marking on the verb. The verb to BE. Word order: SOV, sentence construction.
Numerals 11-90. Weekdays
||Present tense for a handful of verbs. The verb NOT TO BE. Dative subject constructions: WANT. Numerals 100 onwards, 1000, 100000 etc. Months, Marathi months, names of some festivals.
||Negation of the present tense. Formal and informal forms. Present progressive. The verb to BE and its uses, contractions (formal/informal forms). Years, quoting years in common era and śaka calendar.
||Negation of the present progressive. Telling time. Adjectives-agreement and inflectional forms. Numerals: halves, quarters, quantities.
||Accent, word order, clauses, conjunctions. Reading practice for the tense/aspect learnt.