Friday, February 25, 2011

Expat India News: English radio lessons a hit in India

Millions of primary students in the northern Indian state of Bihar today learn English through a radio lesson. Ever since the programme began in November last year it has become an instant hit with the students. The lesson is called 'English is Fun' and teaches the basics of the language to primary school students. The year-long interactive radio lessons are being broadcast by the four regional state-run All India Radio stations. The lessons cover seven million students attending 65,000 primary schools in all the 38 districts of the state.

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