English is a commodity and this is going to earn you a good reputation as well as return in future. We were told by the legendary Prof. K. K. Kathuria at the Department of English, Kurukshetra. When the Linguistics subject was introduced we were unaware of what Phonetics actually is
A Friend in Need, a short story by Somerset Maugham. This is a cool and unemotional study of an unscrupulous man. As it often happens in Maugham's stories, the story takes an ironic turn and the true character of the man is revealed.
Language comes before Grammar! Grammar is an attempt to describe a language. Hence, the language stands supreme and we as subordinates depend on the grammar of the language to access its virtues and mysticisms.
Note Taking is one of the primary skills that we need in all organised jobs. It is not just about assisting someone and then taking notes; it is all the more important when you are part of a work-chain where Notes written by you are decisive agents of further actions. As the demand for nursing professionals is on the rise in the whole world so is the role of Skilled Professionals is on the rise.
Miracle by Kartar Singh Duggal is a short story about unimpeachable faith of mankind. By contrasting the miracle of the Guru's Palm with the incidents of the 1920s, Duggal is able to question the power of faith to accomplish everything. An otherwise innocent tale suddenly lights up with the intrusion of reality.
Don't live under the impression that you have understood Parts of Speech and no longer need a look back to the concept. Mastering them means mastering the language; that is tough to declare!
This is a podcast from the LearningRadio Team. The blessings of mechanized farming as opposed to the uncertainties of traditional methods of ploughing the land is the theme of 'Two red Roosters'. In the process, the superstitious beliefs and practices of our villagers stand exposed.
To know what is a paragraph includes understanding the structure of the paragraph as well as knowing the strategies to master the making of a paragraph. This article shares more guidance and strategies to develop an impressive paragraph. The primary goal of composing a paragraph is to create a compact collection
The Gurudev we know as Rabindranath Tagore has written some of the timeless masterpieces for us to read. It is magical that we read the stories for something in the beginning and by the time the story concludes, we have experienced an immense amount of emotional turmoil that seems to do the catharsis of our heart.
The Nose Jewel is a fable translated from the Tamil. The prescription, urging wives to implicitly obey their husbands to avoid the risk of disharmony, is not likely to be endorsed by the present day feminists.
We learn the alphabet of a language and move towards making words and phrases. This leads us to understand that our thoughts are expressed via sentences. The first understanding that we should get is that A Sentence is the Expression of a Complete Thought.
'A Cup of Tea' is a modernist style short story written by Katherine Mansfield in 1922. Rosemary, the protagonist, is caught up in a fantasy of helping others, but it doesn't go as planned. This post takes you to a Podcast and further reading about the story.
The Stage is a cruel place for those who come unprepared or even less equipped. When, on the other side we don't give any 'novice' leverage to a speaker,
The Presentation gives a brief of the basic rules of Punctuation Usage. A Proper Understanding of the Punctuation Marks enables
Every individual shares a multifaceted relationship with colleagues at the workplace. As it is known to all that human beings are not machines who can start working within seconds or at a push button. They need someone to talk, to discuss ideas and to share their happiness and other emotions.
Your Career is unpredictable; your preparations can't be! The communication you do with your future is a matter of rethink now, not because you have been doing something wrong, but the way you are delaying the preparation shall be treacherous for the career.
A Proper Understanding of the Punctuation Marks enables Impressive Writing. English Grammar considers these marks as the most significant for Correct Writing. Remember, a Punctuation Mark can
The 'problem of communication' is the recent challenge for the modern world. It is not like that we are not able to speak or write, or there is a breakdown of internet or postal services. The failure of communication has occurred because both the parties are not ready to give a reception to the other.
What makes your communication impressive? What Makes You an Impressive Communicator? What are the Credentials of Effective Communication?