Telugu language resources – Language Links Database

Telugu is a Dravidian language spoken by Telugu people predominantly living in the Indian states of Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Yanam district of Puducherry, where it is also the official language. It stands alongside Hindi and Bengali as one of the few languages with primary official language status in more than one Indian state. Telugu is also a linguistic minority in the states of Odisha, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Chhattisgarh, Maharashtra and Andaman and Nicobar Islands. It is one of six languages designated a classical language of India by the country's government.

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Native speakers: 82 million (2011)

Official language in: India, Andhra Pradesh, Telanganam Yanam

Telugu Grammar and Pronunciation

  • - free courses below about adjectives, adverbs, articles, gender (feminine, masculine…), negation, nouns, numbers, phrases, plural, prepositions, pronouns, questions, verbs, vocabulary, exercises… to help you with your Telugu grammar
  • - “All the lessons contain audio and are all offered for free. We will learn the alphabet together. We will also review some simple grammar rules, practice common phrases, and we will have fun memorizing many important vocabulary lists, and everything else that you see below.”
  • - this site is designed to teach you and help you learn Telugu for free through vocabulary, phrases, grammar and flashcards (vocabulary trainer)
  • Wikibooks - alphabet and vocabulary

Telugu Reading Materials

  • - a newspaper online, latest news in Telugu language
  • - list of Telugu newspapers available online
  • - If you're trying to practice your Telugu Reading then the page below should help. You will be able to sharpen your comprehension and understanding of the sample text below, which is part of the Article 26 from the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The first section is in Telugu and the second part is in English.

Telugu Dictionaries

Telugu Listening and Video Resources

  • - list of Telugu TV Channels grouped into different categories (ex. News, Shopping, Entertainment)
  • YouTube Video Learn Telugu in 5 Days - Conversation for Beginners - Learn Telugu in 5 days with our list of 600 most common expressions and words. This is a crash course in Telugu. Try to memorize all the words and sentences and you will find yourself having a great conversation with natives easily.


  • OnlineRadioFM - List of Telugu Radio Stations online
  • TELUGU 101 - Nearly 100 Telugu audio vocabulary lessons you can download for free

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