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Chintan Girish Modi
When a colleague of mine introduced me to a little story book called Mr Forgetful, I read …

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S Upendran
I began using songs in the English language classroom over twenty years ago, and I have found them …

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Usha Chandrasekaran
In one of my postgraduate classes in English I came across Kayalvizhi who was zealous about learning. She displayed …

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Mini Joseph
“I like a teacher who gives you something to take home to think about besides homework.” – Lily Tomlin

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Kamakshi Balasubramanian
What is an argument?
When we hear the word ‘argument’, we think of heated debates, courtroom battles between highly …

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Ratna Rao
The teaching and learning process needs at least three domains – the teacher, the learner and the curriculum. This …

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Usha Raman
This headline is a corrupted version of the popular rule – Keep it simple, stupid*. It is changed …

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Dharani Kothandapani
English is not foreign to most Indians. It is so common to hear English words interspersed with the local …

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Latha Vasu
The Oxford English Dictionary defines language as “human communication through the use of spoken or written words” and “a …

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Rajib Chandra Kotal
I am a student of class X. I feel that we have not been taught English properly. Our …