Chennai Corporation schools will make their students speak in English during morning assemblies.
What’s it about? Corporation schools in the city will ask their students to speak English during the morning assemblies to help improve their language skills and overcome stage fright. The attendance of students and teachers is being reviewed to address the issues.
- Every Wednesday, for two minutes, students will speak on topics like history and culture. There are also plans to make students read out books, translate Tamil words to English, and have spelling classes.
- Teachers are giving students special coaching on spoken English to help them speak fluently and learn more about the state’s history and culture.
Officials speak: Education official V Muniyan from the corporation said with regular training, students can learn English well by Class 6. He said it’ll help them secure educational opportunities in the future.