A Journal of Teaching English Language and Literature

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

Article

  • Native Speaker Fallacy: a Recipe for Confusion (and ridicule!)
    By: M. R. Vishwanathan

    “Professor Henry Higgins: Why Can’t the English? By Henry, look at her, a prisoner of the gutter, condemned by every syllable she ever uttered. By law she should be taken out and hung, for the cold-blooded murder of the English tongue. Eliza: Aaoooww! Higgins (imitating her): Aaoooww! Heavens! What... Read more
  • Peer Feedback in the ESL Writing Classroom
    By: Ramanujam Parthasarathy

    Introduction Writing occupies an important place in any English as a second language (ESL) classroom: students are required to do a great deal of writing. But, unless they are given reliable feedback on their writing, the set writing tasks may not help them much in improving their writing skills... Read more
  • Interdisciplinarity in Research
    By: Deepti Bhardwaj

    As comparative literature once was, it is currently ‘fashionable’ to delve into interdisciplinary areas of study in teaching and research by exploring and pushing at boundaries. Despite the fact that it is quite difficult to do justice without the required expertise of different disciplines, more... Read more
  • Teacher Development from Materials to Method
    By: Sanjukta Sivakumar

    The Indian ELT picture Continuous Comprehensive Evaluation (CCE) was made mandatory in all CBSE schools in 2009 to ensure a diagnostic focus on learning. Teachers unequipped for the prescribed corrective action, however, impair the implementation of CCE. This problem is correlated with the... Read more
  • Competence in English: Struggles and Alternatives
    By: Nidhi Kunwar

    National Curriculum Framework (2005) quotes, ‘English in India is a global language in a multilingual country’ (p. 38). Today no one can deny the reality of this statement. Whether it is the corporate world or the government sector, the value and importance of English language is widely... Read more