When I landed my first job last year, the blogger inside me was excited. I made a mental note of cataloguing all the interesting events and incidents I face in the first year of teaching. And boy! I was so naive. I hardly got time to do anything apart from teaching, planning my lessons, executing … Continue reading Winner For ‘The Muse Of The Month’ Contest (May 2019)|Women’s Web
Our room had a Marathi mulgi, a Bengali, a Jaat and a Pahadi. Quite a diversity. And of course, Indra. I had hardly noticed her presence until we were allotted the same room post getting screened in. Her bed was diagnol to mine. When I got to know her name and her city, that is, … Continue reading Meet My Amaidhi Ponnu
So how do you think Elizabeth Bennet felt after rejecting Mr. Collins' proposal, inspite of all the hue and cry made by Mrs. Bennet? A little relieved? triumphant maybe? And scared? Yes. What if she doesn't find her soulmate and has to remain a maiden all her life- a disgrace in the era she was … Continue reading A Selfie On A Weird Day, Keeps Pessimism Away!
Aaaaaand today, I’m going to unleash my Tamil Playlist. What’s unusual about that, you might be thinking, right? Haha! My dear reader, I am a North Indian who doesn’t know how to speak, write or understand Tamil. Surprised? Yes, I know! Hah! The tryst started when I was surfing channels one day (yes, an act … Continue reading My Tamil Playlist
I miss you, Scud the stud and Tony the crony!
This is strictly a personal opinion. During CELTA, many things came to my notice. And mired my opinion about The British Council. I feel it is an active means to occidentalize us and thus, a thinly veiled malevolent imperial agency. Saying this wryly, but eons ago, they arrived as harmless traders and consequently colonized us. … Continue reading CELTA, The British Council And ‘Brown Skin, White Masks’
I earned my CELTA (Certificate In English Language Teaching To Adults) in 2016 from the British Council at New Delhi. Of course, the one month long course, admission to which requires you to clear two rounds of tests (read application tasks) and an interview, is evidently popular worldwide. People view you with a different eye … Continue reading CELTA- The Good Side Of It!