National Educational Alliance for Technology (NEAT) and EnglishBolo, a tech-enabled English speaking learning initiative by Schoolnet India Limited and English Helper, have come together and announced free online Spoken English program. As a special offer to registered NEAT users, EnglishBolo offers the first 25 days of English learning free of cost. The 25 days of English learning includes 25 self-learning modules and three live online classes with teachers.
NEAT, a Public-Private partnership model between the Government and the Education Technology companies of India, has come forward to work with EnglishBolo™ to support learners who may not have previously taken steps to learn English. EnglishBolo™ will deliver classes including translation, pronunciation and meaning of words with picture dictionary. This will improve proficiency in the English language, boost confidence and encourage its integration in everyday life.
Speaking on this collaboration, Shourie Chatterji, Head – Digital Initiatives, Schoolnet said, “We are delighted to be working with NEAT to facilitate and deliver the English-speaking skills through technology across the country. Our aim is to advance conversational fluency and help a learner to communicate clearly and effectively. English is the most popular business language; we recognise the language’s increased relevance amongst youth and professionals for better employment prospects. And the lockdown period has offered ample time and an opportunity to acquire the right skills.”
Varun Damodar, Vice President, English Helper said, “During these challenging times, we need to come together and find innovative ways to keep burning the candle of hope. For many people, who are now at home, this is an opportunity to learn something that will help them in their lives. We encourage you to make best use of your time by learning with EnglishBolo!”
Learners can register themselves on the website https://neat.aicte-india.org/, choose EnglishBolo from the product section and select buy now option. After clicking, learner will receive a coupon code through email/SMS. Go to EnglishBolo™ website/mobile app and login using the credentials. Once a learner is on the payment page, select the installment plan and enter the unique code to avail the offer.
EnglishBolo is a 100-day English language learning programme that blends 100 self-learning lessons and 10 live video-based teacher classes. By the end of the course, everyone would be able to speak and understand English.