Teaching of English as a second language in India has assured an important place. Now, English is one of the most widely used International language. The book introduces some of the main areas that students and teachers of English in India understand in order to follow a scientific approach. The book covers many topics that find place in the syllabi of universities of India. There is no doubt that' this book will prove useful to students, teachers and scholar in Indian Universities.
Preface v 1. The Place of English In Indian Education 1 2. Foreign Language Learning 25 3. Instructional Material and Text Book 57 4. Methods 71 5. Approaches 89 6. Oral Work 102 7. Reading 113 8. Writing and Composition 125 9. Teaching of Prose, Poetry and Grammar 133 10. Skills and Competencies of English Teacher 145