A Journal of Teaching English Language and Literature

ISSN Print : 2229-6557, Online: 2394-9244


  • Selecting English Language Materials: Some Factors to Consider
    By: Devupalli Vishwa Prasad

    Questions related to quality in teaching depend on the “what” of knowledge and the “how” of knowledge, and these questions keep challenging the educational institutions. The “what” of knowledge deals with the content knowledge present in the materials, i.e. thematic issues. “How” deals with the... Read more
  • Was it Really for her? Gendered Perspectives on Nationalism
    By: Neha Gaur

    The title of this article poses a question much serious in its intent than words can possibly express. The argument here draws from the politics that was played in building a national identity by using the body of a woman as a commodity, a token to gain monopoly over the other.[i] I would also like... Read more
  • The Development of Theoretical Principles of Dalit Literature
    By: Vikas Singh and Vikas Jain

    When the term Dalit appears in conjunction with the term literature, then this literature clearly stands apart from traditional literature. The cause of this standapartness is the consciousness embedded in the word Dalit, which rests on a social and cultural foundation. Before the use of the word... Read more
  • Blended ELT in Action
    By: Rajinder Singh Ahluwalia

    Literary-Humanistic Syllabi and Text Books According to policy documents with regard to study groups (1967), syllabus reforms workshops (1971) and University Grants Commission’s Curriculum Development Centre Report on English (1989) on English Language Teaching in India, English should be taught... Read more
  • Enhancing Linguistic Competence Using Concordance
    By: Vandana Lunyal

    Introduction Linguistic competence generally indicates people's ability to use language effectively. It may be observed that linguistic competence depends largely on lexical competence. In the ESL context, it becomes very complicated to determine the appropriacy of the words used in a particular... Read more
  • Hyper / Cyber Media and the Evolution of the art of Creative Writing
    By: Sumati

    I consider this mutability of language a wise precaution of Providence for the benefit of the world at large, and of authors in particular. To reason from analogy, we daily behold the varied and beautiful tribes of vegetables springing up, flourishing, adorning the fields for a short time, and then... Read more
  • Maria Teresa Cox

    The Mysterious Disappearance of the Punctuation Dot: An Exploratory Study
    By: Maria Teresa Cox and Riya Pundir

    Introduction The impetus for this research project is an article by Rhodri Marsden titled “The Full Stop is Dying”, that was published in the Sunday edition of The Tribune (13 December 2015). It was subsequently posted in the e-paper on 25 January 2016 under the section “Bling it On”. In the... Read more
  • Challenges and Strategies for Multilingual Education in India
    By: Subhashini Rajasekaran and Rajesh Kumar

    Introduction Language is an essential part of our existence in society, as much as breathing is necessary for our survival. It ceaselessly marks its presence in every domain of our lives. Yet, two interrelated facts about language and its sustaining power evade us; and these have extremely crucial... Read more