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YLTSIG In conversation with Kalyan Chattopadhyay

Please come and join us in a conversation with Kalyan Chattopadhyay. 


We will be talking with Kalyan about teaching English in India and especially teaching teenagers !

In his own words :

I am Kalyan Chattopadhyay from West Bengal, India. I would like to introduce myself as an Assistant Professor in the Department of English, Bankim Sardar College, South 24 Parganas, West Bengal.

I also coordinate activities of the Centre for Communicative Skills in English in my college.  We offer courses on communication skills development for learners  from socially and economically disadvantaged sections of society and with very little English.

I am interested in the emerging learning technologies and their applications in the field of English language teaching.I have conducted many teacher training programmes on the use of learning technologies in instructional and assessment design in various English language teaching Institutes in India.I have presented workshops and papers in teaching institutions and academic conferences and seminars in India and abroad.

I have co-moderated TESOL EVO session on “Language Learning and Community Building in Second Life” in 2011.

Website manager of IATEFL Global Issues sig http://gisig.iatefl.org/ whose aims are :

Stimulating awareness and understanding of global issues and encouraging the development of global education within language teaching.

If you missed the conversation on the 14th August 2011,  or would like to listen again, just click here :


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  1. dilipbarad
    August 14, 2011 at 5:38 am

    Congratulations, Prof. Kalyan. I will be keen to listen to your views.

  2. M.Zahira
    December 3, 2011 at 1:11 pm

    Have you tried theatre or do you just use computer based technology?

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