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Understanding singular vs plural: How to use words and phrases 'group', 'number of' and more

Collective nouns such as audience, class, crowd, family, committee, team, panel, and staff can take either singular verbs or plural verbs depending on the context

Published on 15th February 2020
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This IIT Madras prof's AI tech can convert brain signals of the speech-impaired into English

We can now interpret what plants and nature are trying to communicate to us. This will help in predicting monsoons, earthquake, floods, tsunamis and other natural disaster using AI, prof said

Published on 5th February 2020
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Why Mumbai's at-risk kids love their School on Wheels more than regular classes

Bina Seth Lashkari, the founder of the iconic Door Step School in Mumbai, speaks to us about the importance of education and why every child should be introduced to learning at an early age

Published on 29th January 2020
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Learning the English language: Here are some of the gender-sensitive usages explained

The word ‘shero’ is commonly used these days. The word ‘hero’ is used to refer to a man who is admired for his courage, outstanding achievements or noble qualities

Published on 27th January 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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India likely to have its own TOEFL for foreign students, in hope to improve university rankings 

According to the ICCR, there are around 50,000 foreign students, mostly from Asian and African countries, studying in various degree programmes in India.

Published on 21st January 2020
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The planet doesn’t need saving, we are saving ourselves from extinction: Ricky Kej on climate change

Grammy Award-winning musician Ricky Kej spoke to us about the climate crisis that is looming on us and what we as citizens should do to prevent it

Published on 14th January 2020
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Learning words or phrases in chunks: Here are some related to the recent CAA protests

Here are some useful chunks of words in the context of the Citizenship Amendment Act protests. read more to find out

Published on 21st December 2019
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How the British Council ISA programme fosters the exchange of ideas between schools at an international level

This year, 105 schools from across six South Indian states – Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Kerala – earned the ISA (International School Award) recognition  

 

Published on 6th December 2019
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Private schools in Karnataka say they will not cooperate when it comes to public exams for class VII

They say that conducting exams for the students of class VII is not fair and it is being done just to create fear in the hearts and minds of students 

Published on 27th November 2019
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Learning the language: How to avoid common errors made in English 

Most English language learners have trouble with the English article system. It is because they do not have equivalent structures in their native languages

Published on 16th November 2019
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Where Ninja meets Pathshala: Why you may need to use uFaber to study

This is what the latest EdTech platform uFaber is up to — extending their UPSC Pathshala programme to include more students and IELTS Ninja as well. Check out what they're doing now
 

Published on 12th November 2019
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I fondly remember the fierce competition between Seshan and me: Schoolmate E Sreedharan remembers T N Seshan

E Sreedharan, widely known as India's Metro Man recalls how the academic competition between T N Seshan pushed him to do better every time

Published on 12th November 2019
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AP turning government schools to English-medium leaves Telugu-lovers irate

This was in response to the Andhra Pradesh government's order to make English-medium compulsory in government schools

Published on 7th November 2019
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Andhra Pradesh govt schools to switch to English-medium soon

Several instructions have been issued to make this transition as smooth as possible and to ensure that teachers and staff are supported through it all

Published on 6th November 2019

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