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August 30, 2013

Nepal

Nepal: English by Radio to air from today

learning-English-in-Nepal.jpgIn some remote parts of the world, the Web is not yet where it's at. The Himalayan reports on a new weekly radio show for English language learners in Nepal.

An English language programme, sponsored by the U.S. Embassy in Kathmandu, will be broadcast on five radio stations from Friday.

There will be 52 episodes of the weekly programme, produced in collaboration with the Nepal English Language Teachers' Association (NELTA), according to the Embassy. Its coverage will span 60 districts across Nepal.

The English by Radio programme aims at helping teachers and students to improve their English language proficiency, the Embassy said in a statement.

In the first episode, the U.S. Ambassador to Nepal, Peter W. Bodde introduces himself and answers questions from a language teacher. Ambassador Bodde also talks about the U.S. Government’s support for improving the quality of English language teaching in Nepal.

Read the full article from The Himalayan.

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