The many paths to language

Kavita Anand
The teacher of English has at her disposal several different methods to teach the language. However, in a country like India, her methodologies also have to take in to account the multilingual nature of this country and use that to her advantage.

Valuing our multilingual heritage

Geetha Durairajan
In a language rich country like India, forcing children to speak only in English is definitely not the way to go about teaching them the language. Teachers need to have an open mind and understand that English is only one of several langauges in this country.

What ails the teaching of English language in school?

Bubla Basu
More and more we find children using informal English to express themselves. While this is fine on casual occasions, it has to be impressed upon them speaking and writing proper English is also necessary and matters a lot.