Category: Languages

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Job Opportunity: English Teachers

B.R. Global School, Sirsa (Haryana) is looking to hire English teachers.   Job Requirements Classes- 3 to 8 Graduate or postgraduate with B.Ed. Deep knowledge of subject-matter, conversant with latest teaching models, and possessing a creative and original approach towards instruction Excellent communication skills for interaction with students, parents, teachers (more…)

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Teaching Reading Comprehension Strategies by Thinking Aloud

Reading comprehension is the ability to read text, process it and understand its meaning – Wikipedia. Reading comprehension is introduced to students in Grade 1. Typically, a short passage is presented to students and then they are asked to read the questions that follow and provide answers. Students are asked to read the (more…)

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Classroom Strategy | Language Evolution

When working on this classroom strategy, one question that bugged us for a while was whether this applied more to an English classroom or the History classroom. While the content leans towards use in an English classroom, there are interesting elements to the content that lend themselves to use, by the (more…)

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Cross-curricular Lesson Plan | Grade 1

This is a cross-curricular or integrated lesson plan for Grade 1. This lesson plan covers Languages (English & Hindi), Math, Science & Art. Reference: NCERT – Class 1: English Unit 3 NCERT – Class 1: Math Unit 5 NCERT – Class 1: Hindi Unit 15 Lesson Plan: Preparation before class: (more…)

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Lesson Plan | English (Let’s Surprise Students)

They say that learning by doing or experiencing learning is the best way to learn. In this lesson plan, we attempt to “surprise students” by allowing them to experience the text from an English textbook. Reference: NCERT – Class 9 – Chapter 2. The Sound of Music Lesson Plan: Preparation before class: (more…)

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Article | Encouraging Creativity with Stories

Stories, folktales, fairy tales, and other genres of story have always fascinated children and adults too. Stories allow us to imagine without boundaries. You could imagine a knight in shining armor, running a kingdom by day and playing mad scientist by night; spending time in a basement laboratory, cooking up (more…)

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Article | Teaching Linguistic Learners

Since the theme for this week was English, we wind up the series with a post about linguistic learners. A typical classroom in school comprises different students. When we use the term “different or differences” we often think about the cultural background difference or difference in ability of learning. But, (more…)

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Article | Handpicked, Hands-on Grammar Activities

When we use the term “grammar” people often think of rules. And often times, grammar is taught as a set of forms and rules. Teachers introduce a grammatical term in class and explain when and how it should be used. Students are then given practice sheets and asked to apply (more…)

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MI Monday | Teaching English as a Foreign Language

Welcome to MI Monday I Week 5. Increasing globalization has necessitated the learning of English for everyone. However, learning and teaching English in Indian schools remains a challenge for both children and teachers. This is due to several reasons such as lack of English learning support in school and at (more…)