The ideas we share sometimes become an ambassador to us to get us another chance to reach somewhere. For me, the first TV interview went in a positive direction and one of the Hosts of that episode, Sarvinoza, invited me to another show 'Good Morning Uzbekistan' on 27 October.
Bharat Ratna Ustad Bismillah Khan is synonymous with the melodious music of Shehnai. He is the one whom we have seen playing Shehnai from Temples to the most prestigious stages of the world. Awarded all the civilian honours of India and considered a legend in music, Ustad Bismillah Khan's biographical sketch is in Grade 9 English of CBSE.
Pronunciation is like Driving! Yes, it is. If one drives well, people appreciate and they also feel safe. If there is carelessness or a wrong way of driving- that hurts the image. People start avoiding travelling with the person. Same way, the correct pronunciation of English will make others feel good about your learning.
In the NEW Normal - the ways can remain old! The Digital Content that has been composed and curated as an attempt to keep learning alive, must remain in the access of all. Here are some notes for Grade 11 English - CBSE Curriculum. With the intent of supporting the learners, these have been prepared and curated through web references.
We do need to remember that there is a significant difference between British English and American English (North American, as we call it). We follow British English. In these lessons, we have tried to be as identical to the British Accent/ RP as possible. Any difference or improvement suggested shall be a pleasure for us to follow.
Communication is the key to everything. Our attempt to achieve success in life and in our careers significantly depends on how we communicate. In professional situations, a CEO or a student, both have the challenge to come out with a victory. The only way to make an impact is to wear a Persuasive hat. Here is a small article for this.
Parts of Speech - the categories of words we use to 'Speak' - are integral to learning a language. It is right to say that every speaker of a language must know what these parts are. While we have been teaching one language after another, this learning has been the pain area. Students tend to forget the definitions and they are not at fault. Right at the beginning, we went wrong in treating English or Hindi as a subject; it is a LANGUAGE!
Commonly Mispronounced Words in English is a collection of selected words from daily usage and the corrections must not be taken as an attempt to belittle the way we speak English. These are just the words where we have a significant level of difference from the standard British Accent - Received pronunciation. So, do not worry about the native accent - correct the errors first.
Examination brings a fever of preparations and planning. There is no end to what you can prepare and learn. When it comes to English Core in XII and X, CBSE makes question papers to check your writing skills and your understanding of what was asked to read. I once checked the answer sheets for CBSE last year and made some notes as an evaluator. Here come the much-awaited scribbles on the paper.
English for grade IX has two major verticals for the students. In the textbooks, we find some poems and many prose chapters. It is a logical as well as observed thing that every topic in the syllabus complements the other topics. This connection makes us feel good about the topics and the inherent themes. The notes are only for reference and smart learning.
We are quite different from monkies because we can think and learn. More than that, we can learn from the experiences of others, that is not a faculty with the animals. That makes us social as we know how to connect and how to make use of the competence of speaking. We know what a language is and also make good use of it to expand our 'circle' in the world.
Literary means our ability to read and understand a language. We are living in a world of Digital Expansion. Technology is everywhere, and we communicate daily through social media and networking platforms. So, we need to be smart and mature while we use Digital Media. Here, Digital Literacy means our ability to be mature and smart users of digital resources.
CBSE has selected the following poems for Term 1 in grade IX English. The poems are distinct and also similar to each other. the distinction lies in the themes and the treatment given to the style of writing and the connotations implied. However, they are similar in one this - giving the lesson of goodness to the readers. This goodness is of self and for the betterment of the world.
The World is a complicated place to live in but there is no other place to go. The alternative we have is to correct some ways of living and some of the words we use to establish our existence. When these words go wrong, we need to check how to mend the ways and put our best words forward. In this pandemic age, there is one more sense-demic happing. We are biased in our use of language when it comes to Gender Sensibility, Equality and Equity.
Effective Ways of Using Social Media defines our success in our career and as well in life. We are tempted to judge people by their social media 'shelf'. Of course, it is not appropriate to judge this way - but that is the reality now. You can not be an island anymore. To be active means active on social media as well.
Corona Pandemic has not allowed education to function normally. Not just the examination and assessment but the classes have not been able to start properly. However, CBSE has been trying to implement some ways to keep the assessment in an active mode. They have divided the session into two terms now.
We could not deny them what they did deserve a decade and more ago! Skills are back to the forefront finally and all careers, courses, and curricula have adapted to the change now. There is an acknowledgement and eagerness for 'SKILLS'. It has been imperative that without skills you do not get employed and with skills you do. CBSE has added Employability Skills as a module to each 'Skill Subject' launched.
English is a language and no language is a difficult thing to learn. We need to practice and participate with an honest heart. In this series of checking our pronunciation, we aim to share some commonly mispronounced words around us. It is possible that you know them correctly. In that case, ensure that pronunciation remains a good thing to hear when it is of English.