India English growth ‘too slow’

India is falling behind countries such as China in its attempts to increase the use of English among its population, a new report says. The study, English Next India, by the British Council says a “huge shortage” of teachers and quality institutions is hampering India despite a growing demand for English skills… India’s emergence as a major software and IT hub has in part been possible due to its English-educated workers. BBC News, 18 November 2009. Read the whole article….

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