Comprehension exercise for South Asian students 2

Read the following write-up ad answer the questions that follow. …. Write-up  Across the world, climate change is sparking conflict as people struggle over dwindling resources. The fight over water could quickly escalate between India and Pakistan — and both have nuclear arms. Yemen, Somalia … Read more

Comprehension exercise for South Asian students

Read the text below and answer the questions that follow. How Britain’s opium trade impoverished Indians At the time when the novel, “The Sea of P0ppies’ written by Amitav Ghose is set, poppy was harvested by some 1.3 million peasant households in northern India. The … Read more

Comprehension and Current Affairs for top students Part 1

Current Affairs and good English are key to success… Read the following write-up and answer the question appearing between the paragraphs. President Trump and leaders of the other Group of Seven nations will meet at the seaside French town of Biarritz this weekend for a … Read more

Writing ‘for’ & ‘against’ a view -2

Making children practice handwriting is a wasteful exercise. With the advent of computers, handwriting has lost its relevance. Support and oppose. —————————————————————- Support .. Computers are making inroads into our lives at an unstoppable pace. With the advent of AI, IoT, Machine Learning etc., Information … Read more

Writing ‘for’ & ‘against’ a certain view

Reading poetry does us great harm by distracting our mind towards unwanted things. It shouldn’t be part of compulsory syllabus in school level.    Support and oppose. Support .. The world is being competitive at a furtive pace. From farmers to factory workers, from scientists … Read more

Comprehension –How to master it

Comprehension exercise …. Read the following passage and answer the short questions given under the passage. (Illah Kanchaiah is a renowned Indian Dalit intellectual whose book are taught in Columbia University.)  A young Kancha Ilaiah Shepherd once came across a book on Isaiah Berlin in the Osmania … Read more