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Posted by ELT TEAM on March 15, 2013 at 12:15 AM Comments comments (52)



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This years' SSLC EnglishExamination was not at all an easy walkover for most of the students.For the English medium students, it was OK. But for the commonmajority and the students from the rural schools it was the oppositecase. Many questions puzzled them. Unfamiliar question types like“Report of a Debate” and “Describin...

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School-lore: Definition, Explanation and Importance

Posted by K. J. Shibu Kallada on June 25, 2012 at 1:45 PM Comments comments (0)

What is a lore?

The dictionary meaning of the term lore reads as follows

lore/lôr/  Noun:  A body of traditions and knowledge on a subject or held by aparticular group, typically passed from person to person by word ofmouth.

In literature the term is usually associated with folk-lore...

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In the Country- An Analysis

Posted by K. J. Shibu Kallada on November 29, 2011 at 5:50 AM Comments comments (6)

"God made the country, man made the town" - William Cowper.

In an age of modernisation and urbanisation, it is very natural that people prefer towns to villages. The comforts and conveniences in a town for a modern man, are of course, remarkable. But the most miserable aspects of life is more obviously seen in a city than in a village. Many poets and writers have praised the country, as opposed to the town, for its natural be...

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Cactus - a review

Posted by K. J. Shibu Kallada on October 18, 2011 at 7:35 AM Comments comments (13)

(posted on bhalf of  Mathew M.J., St.Mary's H.S. For Girls, Cherthala. <[email protected]>

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The article, given below is the compilation of both Collections that I did and the views of English teachers from English Cluster, Cherthala.



Thorns are my language.

I announce my existence

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Alphabet Quiz

Posted by Zain on October 5, 2011 at 10:50 AM Comments comments (1)

Hi friends!

Here is an interesting Alphabet Quiz, which I found useful to motivate our students. Please go through and share what you feel.

Alphabet Quiz

Regards, Zain

Happy Onam

Posted by Zain on September 8, 2011 at 4:05 AM Comments comments (1)

September 5

Posted by Zain on September 4, 2011 at 11:05 AM Comments comments (1)

"Teaching should be 'filled' with ideas 

instead of 'stuffed' with facts."

Most teachers have little control over school policy or curriculum or choice of texts or special pla...

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Effective Ads

Posted by Zain on September 4, 2011 at 5:05 AM Comments comments (1)

Dear friends,

Ads help us think critically, aren't they?

Here is an ad. Watch it, and comment. I don't know whether it has any pedagogic value. You can judge!