British Council, Tamil Nadu Govt Complete English Programme For State Officers
British Council and the Government of Tamil Nadu have an active Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that focuses on collaboration for English language training of Tamil Nadu’s youth
Grace Pachuau, IAS, Additional Commissioner, Industries & Commerce, Government of Tamil Nadu and Janaka Pushpanathan, Director, South India, British Council today announced the completion of a customised English language development course for the personnel of the Department of Industries and Commerce, Government of Tamil Nadu in the presence of the learners and instructors from British Council’s English learning centre in Chennai. The programme by British Council is a new addition to its work towards creating opportunities for and upskilling government officials.
The programme was specially designed by British Council with a strong focus on business (workplace) communication, email and report writing and was delivered to 41 officials of the Department of Industries and Commerce from different districts of Tamil Nadu. Prior to the training, the candidates were assessed by British Council CELTA qualified teachers and were divided into different batches based on their English proficiency. Based on the level check results the academic team worked on the content for the courses.
The participants were placed in 4 batches from upper Intermediate to Elementary level and the courses were delivered over a period of about 8 weeks.
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