British Council, BBC air teaching programme via Myanmar Education Channel


An English teaching programme named “Word on the Street” produced jointly by the British Council and BBC is now on Myanmar Education Channel at 10:30 am on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays starting from 24 August, according to an announcement of the British Council.
Ten daily English usage lessons, each episode lasting half an hour will enable the audience to learn from the Word on the Street Programme. The programme highlights an active part of the British youth culture. Each lesson is filmed in a different place in the United Kingdom (UK). This programme is a magazine type, and it features as the short stories, interviews and news reports to support the students in their efforts to improve their proficiency in the English Language. Word on the Street Programme is suitable for the intermediate level learners who are not very much in touch with daily English usage. This programme is also ideal for those who are interested in learning the culture of the British people.
The British Council acting director Ozan Revi said that this programme, which has over 60 million viewers, has been broadcast in 55 countries including Brazil, Iraq, Uganda and Myanmar, among others. Those who wish to learn English through Word on the Street Programme can follow website which has contained exercises.— GNLM (Translated by Hay Mar)

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