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This Time Teachers are the Students

August 12: About 55,000 teachers in West Bengal are going back to school. They are going to be taught English so that they can teach the language to their students.The West Bengal government has realised that most primary school teachers in the state do not know the ABC of English. Rather, they don't remember.The reason is not hard to...

English and Indlish

July 15: Students are often rebuked for using what is known as 'Indian English' words. Perhaps these teachers need to know that many Indian words have actually become a part of an Oxford Dictionary.The Asian Age newspaper reported that the Oxford Advance Learner's Dictionary of Correct English has a section on Indian English. The section has 2,500 words The...