British Council Libraryorganises English Language Teaching Workshop

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Ludhiana, July 28, 2012: To meet the growing demand of English language and related soft skills, British Council Library today oranisedEnglish Language Teaching workshop on“Presenting and Practising Language”at Ludhianain association withBal Bharti Public School,Phase III, Dugri,Ludhiana for teachers and trainers of English Language. Thisworkshop was aimed for primary and secondary level teachers.

The aim for this workshop was to consider our beliefs and opinions on grammar, to explore factors to remember when presenting/focusing on new language, to demonstrate deductive versus inductive/guided discovery approaches and to showcase a range of grammar practice activities for use in the classroom.

Mandeep Singh a freelance ‘English Language Teaching’ professional extensively trained by the British Councilwas the resource person for this workshop. Mandeep is certified ELT trainer and CESOL examiner.

There were near about 25 teachers from various schools based at Ludhiana. The participantsfound the workshop “enjoyable and informative” and that “teaching can be enjoyable to both teachers and learners”.The teachers were happy with the methodology used for this workshop. Very strong and positive feedback has been received for this activity based workshop.

British Council Library also informed aboutBritish Council Online membershipwhichincludes online access to more than 70,000 academic books across subject areas like Management, Computers, Science and the Arts. Online access to more than 14000 e-journals across subjects such as management, law, health, general science and access to online learning modules which includes knowing yourself, knowing your strengths and weaknesses, managing priorities, projecting yourself to others, developing yourself, knowing your team, working with others, communicating effectively, understanding management roles, developing as a manager.

The British Councilis the UK’s international organisation for educational opportunities and cultural relations. It aims to build mutually beneficial relationships between people in the UK and other countries and increase appreciation of the UK’s creative ideas and achievements. The British Council is active in 109 countries and 227 towns and cities worldwide.