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!
Life has a way of getting back at you. And how! I am the sort of person who’s been highly detached from her mobile phone and infamous for it amongst everyone. My friends often tried scaring me into submission and availability with a "what if someone is in an emergency and calling you is their … Continue reading Yes. I Can Hear You All Now!
With a dash of DDLJ! Yes, kill me!
So, this week I was assigned a section from the seventh standard to teach history. And before I actually started to discuss about the syllabus and the exam schedule, I wanted to be introduced to them. I wanted to know their names. Yes, I am that girl who is fascinated by names. And their origin … Continue reading What’s In A Name?
I happened to watch Luck By Chance today (By chance, that is! Hah!). The last scene is particularly interesting and hilarious, wherein all Sona (Konkana) ends up with is a red refrigerator that she wins in a lucky draw. In a flashback, it is shown how Vikram (Farhan) urges her to sign up for it … Continue reading Let’s catch up, Lady Luck?