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Importance of grammar: How written and spoken grammar are different when it comes to everyday interaction

Spoken grammar (SG) is the grammar of everyday interaction.  It is informal and natural. SG is flexible in its word order

Published on 25th May 2020
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So long Zoom, Hello Octa: Why schools are falling in love with this video conferencing platform

The Hyderabad-based start-up developed Octa and managed to get constant feedback from teachers and students about how to make it more user-friendly before they rolled it out to a larger audience

Published on 22nd May 2020
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Tips to prepare for LIC AAO Specialist Prelims 2020 Examination: What to read and practice

Timely completion of the syllabus along with practising of several mock tests are the two most significant things to ensure that you qualify the exam with a good score

Published on 22nd May 2020
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This free software collective is taking Malayalam computing to the next level

Swathanthra Malayalam Computing develops software and tech and works with public organisations to ensure the quality of how the language is written and read

Published on 6th May 2020
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Give yourself Kota level coaching with online classes for JEE, NEET

The unwritten rule that you need to sweat it out in a coaching centre from dawn till dusk has flown out the window with the advent of online IIT JEE and NEET coaching by players like Aakash Live

Published on 20th June 2018
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Here is how the British Council has managed to take their fun online courses online during lockdown

The British Council's Antonius Raghubansie briefs us on the British Council online learning programmes that can help children and their parents brush up on their English skills

Published on 16th April 2020
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This man who once failed in English now runs an English training academy and can speak in 5 accents

Ramesha A speaks about how he mastered the art of speaking English in different accents. He now runs his own English training academy to train thousands of students and working professionals

Published on 1st March 2020
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Why all anglophiles should read author and columnist  Albert P'Rayan's latest book, English Essentials

The book promises to decode all the 'isms' and give a comprehensive understanding of the English language. This is the popular columnist's second book after English Blues and promises a great read!

Published on 22nd January 2020
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Madhuchandra's Kannada classes can help techies speak Kannada within 10 days. Here's how

Madhuchandra HB has taught Kannada to over 3,000 techies in the past 10 years and has no intention of stopping anytime soon. The next batch will begin in January

Published on 23rd December 2019
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Looking for a new book to read or someone to read it with? Vowelor is the answer!

Manik Ghawri, Co-founder of Vowelor, tells Rashmi Patil about the app and how it helps connect readers across India — and why community reading is a great thing for the young Indian soul

Published on 11th December 2019
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Coping with long prepositions: Where to use words and phrases like 'notwithstanding', 'under wraps' and more

What is the difference between ‘cause of’ and ‘cause for’? Most learners of English are unsure whether the word ‘cause’ is followed by the preposition ‘of’ or ‘for’. Both the prepositions can be used

Published on 7th December 2019
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How accepting your limitations instead of ignoring them can yield A-class results

When we try to hide our weaknesses, they trouble and weaken us. When we accept and work with our weaknesses, they stop troubling us. But it is when we own our weaknesses that they become strengths

Published on 18th November 2019
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Here’s how you can avoid common usage errors while writing

Some phrases are always followed by a gerund (a verb ending in –ing and functions as a noun), for example ‘Each of us is committed to serving customers’

Published on 16th November 2019
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How Kerala's Project Roshni is transcending language barriers to educate migrant workers' children

We trace the growth of Ernakulam district's programme to make education inclusive for the children of migrant labourers by eliminating the barrier of language

Published on 30th October 2019
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Write better, do better: Why writing is an important criterion for a successful career

For those who question why writing a career goal is important for selection, the following points can help them understand the importance of the same

Published on 19th October 2019

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