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Satan and Saraswati: The Double Face of English in India

Smt. S. B. Gardi Department of English,
Maharaja Krishnakumarsinhji Bhavnagar University Bhavnagar
M.A. Semester 3
English Language Teaching 1
Unit 1: The role of English in India

Dear Learners,

Please read the presentation and the essay 'Satan and Saraswati: Double Face of English in India'  shared with you in the class and interpret the essay and blog it on your personal blogs. These blog tasks will help you to create your own reading material for your ELT 1 Paper and you'll also be able to understand the double face of English in India. The essay by E. Annamalai reflects the dual faces of English in India. It takes us back from the time of the independence and it accounts the good as well as the bad sides of English in India. There were language movements in India. Acceptance of English went through upheavals in India. It is an interesting essay. Read it. Interpret it and blog it.  Here's the presentation for you.



Ma sem 3 Elt1 Unit 1 Sarasvati and Satan from Parth Bhatt

The Task: You're compulsorily requested to post your blog links in the comment section of this blog.

Happy blogging!

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  1. Here I have shared my blog link :

    http://yeshab68.blogspot.com/2016/06/advantages-and-disadvantages-of-english.html

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  2. Here is my blog link:

    http://divyachoudhary09.blogspot.in/2016/06/the-dual-role-of-english-in-india.html

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  3. Hello Sir,
    Here is my blog link regarding this research paper.
    http://vaidehi09.blogspot.in/2016/06/the-dual-role-of-english-in-india.html

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