The English Teacher
The English Teacher is the third of the trilogy that began with Swami and Friends, and The Bachelor of Arts. This novel dedicated to Narayan's wife Rajam is not only autobiographical but also poignant in its intensity of feeling. The story is a series of experiences in Krishna's
Krishna the central character of the novel is an English teacher at the same college he attended as an under graduate student. Krishna's wife Susila is with her parents, some miles away as she had recently given birth to their daughter Leela. (It is an Indian custom that a pregnant mother should sta
The course of ENGLISH WRITING SKILLS-(MCJ-108),we were given the task of reviewing novel with a view to develop our skills in writing English correctly and thinking logically. There were two optional books to review-Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe and The English Teacher by R K Narayan.
In what ways, if any, does the role of the ESP teacher differ from that of a teacher of ‘general English’? And, to what extent is it necessary for the teacher of ESP to have knowledge of the student’s subject or professional discipline?
For reasons of space and focus this essay will concent
What about our own roots? Krishnan's journey in R K Narayan's The English Teacher 
. . . something has been drained from the adult heart.
Belief in the miraculous closes down 
Krishnan, the central character of R. K. Narayan's The English Teacher, undertakes an emotional, intellectual, and
For many years, I have looked up to my middle school Language Arts teacher, Mr. Dan McCarthy. His teaching style had a profound impact on my life. He made learning fun, instilled a desire to read for pleasure, and helped inspire me to become a teacher. Though back in middle school neither of us coul
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School of Social Science and Public Policy
MA English in Education
Is Equity in English Assessment Preferable to Equality?
A response to:
‘Fairness in Multicultural Assessment Systems’ by Gordon Stobart (2005)
For as long as I can remember, school has been the major influence in my life. From my mother being an elementary school teacher, to my personal school career, to finally making the decision to become a teacher myself, the world of education is all I have known. Now that I
Teachers are sensational, I once would have said, when they totally love their jobs, and strive to help students expand their knowledge in a specific area. I once would have said that teachers are all alike, but now I believe that is a narrow point of view. The teachers I have had and the teachers w
The Place of English
Few subjects taught in the modern secondary school receive as much attention or scrutiny as English. Although considered a core subject, there is much debate surrounding its value and purpose which emanates from the media, society and from the students of English themselves.
The Tudor dynasty or House of Tudor was an English royal dynasty that lasted 118 years, from 1485 to 1603, a period known as the Tudor period. Descended patrilineally from Welsh courtier Owen Tudor, and with a disputed claim on the English throne through the maternal line, the Tudors nevertheless em
Teaching English Grammar to Beginners :
A Way to Speak Accurately
Some people say that learning foreign language should be an activity in which the learners try to use that language as often as possible, not only try to know about that language which means the learners only try to understand
ESP World, Issue 1 (22), Volume 8, 2009, http://www.esp-world.info
ROLE OF MOTHER TONGUE IN LEARNING ENGLISH FOR SPECIFIC PURPOSES Galina Kavaliauskienė
Mykolas Romeris University, Vilnius, Lithuania Abstract A revival of interest to using a mother tongue in the English classroom is stipulated
Overview of Teacher Talk in College English Classroom Teaching
Teacher Talk means the speeches that the teachers use to carry out teaching activities, impart knowledge and spread ideas. In the college English classroom, teacher talk include not only the Chinese explanation, but also the English
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Outline the problems faced by both the teacher and the student on a TEFL course. (1000 words approx.)
Outline the problems faced by both the teacher and the student on a TEFL course. (1000
English language is one of the international languages in all over the world. ِAs any language, it has four main aspects should be learnt in order to has a perfect one. One of these aspects is speaking in which pronunciation constitutes fundamental element that should be known. For this, pronunciat
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She hasn't come home .......
Book Review Linguistic Awareness in Multilingual English as a Third Language
LINGUISTIC AWARENESS IN MULTILINGUAL ENGLISH AS A THIRD LANGUAGE
Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh 2006
Madiha Zeest Department of Communication College of Business Management, Karach
I always thought that when I was 24 I would be teaching a class of rowdy high school students how to write and English paper but instead I’m the one writing a paper and about myself nonetheless for my teacher. As you will read in this paper about me you will find out how I went from wanting to be
Review what your role, responsibilities and boundaries as a teacher would be in terms of the teaching/training cycle.
This document will address the role, responsibilities and boundaries of a teacher in the different stages of the teaching cycle and then look at the boundaries of the teachers sep
"Rehabilitation is an aspect of every nurses practice and as such warrants close consideration", Mallik et al (1998), p645.
According to the above quote, every nurse adopts the role of rehabilitator and for the purpose of this essay I intend to critically analyse the nurses role within th
There are few people in America, I'm sure, that have never dreamt of becoming America's next president or one of Hollywood's many stars and living "The American dream." Our 40th president Ronald Reagan, however, did both.
Ronald Wilson Reagan was born on February 6th 1911 in Tampico, Illinois
some people cl
Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice, it is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved.? - William Jennings Bryan To understand who Landon Weinbach really is it is imperative that I use this quote to open the doors into my life. The year was 1992 and I was
What job requires working with children, teenagers, or even adults and brings instant gratification? If a person guessed a teacher, they are correct. A teacher is a person who helps other people learn new things and acquire the knowledge needed to become responsible citizens, earn a living, and to
Globalization is not a new term and is generally viewed as an important issue today. One of the reasons is that globalization has many negative effects on human languages. People believe that globalization makes language loss occur rapidly. Skeptics of globalization say that it weakens and even dest
Communication in any form requires a protocol. The evolution of language from sounds into words is proof of that. People recognized that in order for two people to understand each other, they must have a common code that will allow each one to transmit and receive signals accurately. If the word “
As mentioned in the back of this book, this book is designed to meet the needs of the classroom teacher. Comparing it with the First Edition which was an excellent overview for the beginning teacher, or for non-ESL teachers, changes have been made in the second edition; new language teaching methods
Improving teacher–student interaction in the English classroom
I would like to acknowledge all the students and the teachers from Newman Catholic College who helped and guided me to formulate my research topic, as well as, the process of carrying out the action plan.
What do the OUM students always do during the weekend break? How do they occupy their time? Doing two things at one time i.e being a teacher and OUM student - make them any different from anybody at spending their precious two-day holidays? Does gender determine the choice of act