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English Blues: What do the words ‘scanty’ and ‘sketchy’ mean in a sentence?

The word ‘toolkit’ has been used frequently recently ever since Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg through her tweets voiced solidarity with the protesting Indian farmers

Published on 27th February 2021
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Let’s Teach English: How this Chennai initiative is helping underprivileged children speak English better

What began as a pandemic project currently has over 3000 volunteers and 40 organisations enrolled in the Let’s Teach English initiative in different states all over the country

Published on 24th February 2021
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English Blues: Don’t make these errors on Twitter!

The authentic language produced by social media users who have different levels of proficiency serves as a good resource. Here's how one can make sure they tweet correctly

Published on 22nd February 2021
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What could the Union Budget have done to make the lives of Dalit students better?

Under School Education, the NCDHR suggests 500 state of the art modern schools, inclusion cells in schools and appointment of SC, ST teachers in rural areas

Published on 17th February 2021
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Student exchange projects with India to be a part of new UK education strategy

The Department for Education (DfE) has now set out further details for higher education institutions in Britain to apply for the 110 million pounds Turing Scheme

Published on 6th February 2021
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English Blues: The language and art of arguments and how to earn those skills

Asking students to write argumentative essays is a good way of testing their thinking and argumentative skills. An argumentative essay uses facts and evidence to support the argument it is making

Published on 5th February 2021
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Dates for CBSE Board Exams 2021 announced by Edu Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal: Full Schedule inside

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) date sheet for Classes 10 and 12 was released, which will be held from May 4 to June 11, 2021

Published on 2nd February 2021
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English Blues: What are the characteristics of a good argument and why?

While disagreeing with those who have views contrarian to theirs, they neither show feelings of prejudice nor indulge in personal attacks

Published on 30th January 2021
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How Chokka Rao has kept visually-challenged youth in Nalgonda from the darkness for 25 years now

The visually-challenged don't need your sympathy. They need education and empathy. Give them that and they will change the world as we know it today, says Nalgonda School for the Blind's Chokka Rao

Published on 26th January 2021
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English Blues: Here's how to keep your language positive, encourage others to do so

Stating things differently in a way that is pleasant to the ears of the speaker and the listener/reader is an art that great communicators are good at

Published on 23rd January 2021
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Need of the hour is to bridge gender-divide in science and technology jobs: VP 

Speaking at a function, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu expressed his concern over under-representation of women in science and technology jobs

Published on 6th January 2021
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Here's how the British Council is helping Karnataka high school and college teachers learn English to improve their teaching

Janaka Pushpanathan of British Council speaks about their recent Memorandum of Understanding with the Karnataka government to prepare college students for a better future and India-UK collaborations

Published on 5th January 2021
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The art of giving positive feedback: How to use words like 'Well done', 'Great job' and more

Positive feedback is given to someone who has accomplished something or has tasted success. Whether a person gives positive or negative feedback, they should be constructive in their approach

Published on 2nd January 2021
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Words beyond literal meanings: What does the word couch potato mean?

What is the meaning of the term punching bag? Literally, a punching bag or punchbag is a stuffed cylindrical leather bag that is hung on a rope

Published on 12th December 2020
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Asking for and giving directions: The best way to check one's English speaking skills

Google Maps gives voice directions and learners of English can use the voice guidance feature to become familiar with the phrases/expressions used for giving directions

Published on 5th December 2020

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