A Journal of Teaching English Language and Literature

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


  • Facilitating Discourse Construction in Second Language
    By: K.N. Anandan

    I feel sad and even annoyed when I hear teachers and parents complaining about the poor performance standards of students in English. ‘This is unfair,’ I would say to myself. ‘Have we ever asked those kids to communicate their ideas?’No. All what we have done is teach them bits and fragments of... Read more
  • Skopoi of a Translator: Assessing Vermeer’s Skopos Theory
    By: Deepti Bhardwaj

    In an essay titled ‘What does it Mean to Translate’ Hans J. Vermeer (1987) explores the structural, semantic and stylistic problems of translation. He asks, ‘Why does one translate a text?’(p. 28) and asserts, ‘Linguistics alone won’t help us. Firstly, because translating is not merely and not even... Read more
  • Indian Campus Fiction and its Linguistic Gymnastics
    By: Richa Chilana

    This paper is an attempt to look at speech patterns, as seen in Indian Campus Fiction set in technical, management and liberal arts colleges and to question the homogenous categorization of ‘Indian Campus Fiction’ for the plethora of novels set in Indian campuses. The last few decades have seen a... Read more
  • Reading Journal: A Tool for Classroom Reading Assessment
    By: Lakshmana Rao Pinninti

    Weighing a pig won’t make it fatter. Testing our children won’t make them smarter. —Anonymous Introduction Recent research on classroom assessment has focused on the interaction between assessment and learning with a hope that improvement in classroom assessment would result in effective learning.... Read more