English Archive

9 in 10 Children in urban private schools can’t read in English

Stones2Milestones evaluated 19,765 children across 20 states of India for the first ever ‘FAST Reading Assessment’ report on Where India Reads 2017-18     New Delhi,8th August 2018: Stones2Milestones, an organization that aims to address the reading and learning levels of students across the country has released its ‘FAST Reading Assessment’ report ‘Where India Reads

One Hour Translation: 280% surge in cyber-security translations from English in the first half of 2017

One Hour Translation, the world’s largest online translation agency, surveyed around 71,000 translation projects about cyber-security during 2016 and 2017 The survey showed that governments and companies all over the world are equipping themselves with the best insights available in the English-speaking world to prepare themselves for a rise in cyber-security threats Lehi, Utah, August

British Council launches research on learning of English in Bihar titled English in Education: Bihar Profile

1 April 2016: The British Council is delighted to announce the publication of ‘English in Education: Bihar Profile’, a comprehensive reference document on the teaching and learning of English within the general picture of education in the state and a ‘snapshot’ of current systems and practices at one specific moment in time, late November 2015.

US #1 Action Adventure film GOOSEBUMPS starring Jack Black hits big screens in India on October 30 just in time for Halloween

GOOSEBUMPS will be available in English, Hindi & Tamil Mumbai, October 2015: After debuting at the US Box Office at #1 this week, Sony Pictures, the studio that brought you the super-hit JUMANJI, is all set to give goosebumps to moviegoers with the release of its hair-raising action-adventure film, GOOSEBUMPS in 3D and 2D in

Free Massive Open Online Courses for IELTS and English

Registrations open for the next round of British Council MOOCs on futurelearn.com The British Council is delighted to launch a series of free Massive Open Online Courses for teachers and learners via the FutureLearn platform on popular demand. Registrations are now open for Understanding IELTS: Techniques for English Language Tests and Exploring English: Language and

Quality in English Language Teacher Education in focus at annual international teacher educator conference

Three-day International English Language Teacher Educator Conference (TEC 15) welcomes 1,000 delegates from across the world to Hyderabad from 27 February to 1 March 2015   Hyderabad, Friday 27 February 2015: The British Council in association with the English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad (EFL-U) today inaugurated the fifth International English Language Teacher Educator Conference

British Council repeats Massive Open Online Course on futurelearn.com by popular demand

Exploring English: Language and Culture British Council repeats Massive Open Online Course on futurelearn.com by popular demand   Bangalore, 21 January 2015: The British Council’s free Massive Open Online Course Exploring English: Language and Culture is being offered on futurelearn.com for the second time, by popular demand. It is a six-week course that begins on

RJC reaches a milestone – over 500 Members  

LONDON – In its ninth year, RJC reached a milestone this month with over 500 Members, 363 of which are certified against the RJC Code of Practices (COP). RJC Commercial Member companies and valued trade associations from around the world represent the diamond, gold and platinum metals jewellery supply chain. After completion of a rigorous

Shri Shikshayatan gets CBSE status

Kolkata, May 22, 2014:  In the year 1954, Shri Shikshayatan School was established up to class X. Due to the selfless service and the contribution of the erstwhile and present Trustees, the School now runs on a sprawling campus with Primary section, Secondary Section and Higher Secondary section, Auditorium and, Labs. It has made the

Saavn Makes Mobile Music Available for Everyone with LAVA Discover 136S

Expands feature phone music experience with trailblazing LAVA Discover series integration New Delhi – May 8th, 2014 – Saavn, the world’s largest Indian music streaming service, today announced a partnership with LAVA International, one of India’s fastest-growing mobile handset companies. The Saavn app, which provides listeners a fast, affordable music experience on the go, will