Language cannot be taught; language is learnt! This is the realisation that is dominating the sessions these days. I am raising this disclaimer high when it comes to teaching English to the graduates. They have a need and a huge amount of expectations that we are to fulfil.

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For some reason known to the intellect, I trust the students I teach or I have taught. There is a guarantee that I shall continue to maintain trust in them. This species, called students, has been classified into many different labels.

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Eklavya is known to us in a very honest manner. He is an epitome of You Create YourSelf! There are no questions about his 'ethics or deeds' in comparison to the other legendary characters in the epic Mahabharata. He does stand in contrast to Arjuna, but we forget him once the story moves away to bloodshed. 

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Learning happened to us in two ways: Listening and Reading. The moment you read these two terms, you definitely feel that these are the forgotten ones. We do not listen for many reasons. We do not read for one reason only! The reason for NOT READING is actually NOT READING.

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It is wonderful to see the sun rising over us; over everything that exists tall in itself but falls short when the giant comes shining. The time of completing this post is a 'sun rising' morning when, as a teacher, I am travelling to my workplace.

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I shall not suggest a way out to 'prepare well for exams' because the only way out is 'To Prepare'. The more time you spend in subject preparation, the more you read and comprehend is what makes you write well in the examination. I shall suggest something that can help in writing well. Exam fever is not a result of the absence of preparation for the exam.

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A library is a sacred place that one starts feeling like contributing to the place. This is true for those who have been blessed with a good relationship with the Library. This might be a memory from the school days or the college life, Library remains something 'very own'.

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