ELT in India: A Brief Historical and Current Overview

| March 29, 2005
Title
ELT in India: A Brief Historical and Current Overview

Keywords: ELT in India, evolution of ELT, ripple effect, limited success of CLT

Authors
Deepti Gupta
National Taipei University of Technology

Bio Data
The author holds an M.A. (English Literature and Linguistics), an M.Phil. (Stylistics) as well as a PhD (ELT), all with first classes. Her publications are varied including being recently published in ELT (Oxford University Press) on bringing context and methodology together. Present Position: Reader, Dept. of English, PanjabUniversity, Chandigarh.

Abstract
ELT in India is vibrant and dynamic today. The context of the whole teaching paradigm has changed totally. This article traces the course of this change, along with the causes and consequences while comparing this with the course of ELT in other contexts where it has always been a first language.

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Category: Quarterly Journal, Volume 7 Issue 1