For this second CHALLENGE we have selected a video dealing with the utmost importance of learning English in emerging countries. If you want to try your hand, in short we shall also upload the answers.
1.- Why is the demand of learning English so high nowadays in Bangladesh?
2.- What is the perception of FLL according to current results at schools?
3.- How does the BBC Janala project intend to meet the needs of that population?
4.- Which is the main issue of the content in the materials developed?
5.- How would you consider the average of population watching TV in Bangladesh?
6.- Which is the aim in teaming up with big mobile phones companies?
7.- How much does a 3 minutes lesson cost?
8.- How do learners check their progress?
9.- The age range the project is aimed at is:
10.- Which is the percentage of women learners and how would you value these numbers in the context of the Bangladeshi society?
11.- Briefly resume the two examples of women following the project.
12.- What percentage of frequent users is happy with their progress? How many use English at work?
13.- How does the project work with NGOs?
14.- What was exactly the importance of the project in the summer of 2012?
- It is an emerging nation in an increasingly global world.
- It is perceived as a difficult language to learn.
- Taking learning out of the classrooms through multimedia.
- Everyday English and also materials for work.
- High (74 %)
- To offer affordable lessons by phone.
- ¼ of the usual call rate.
- Through interactive multiple choice questions.
- 44% are women. This percentage is not enough to overcome gender inequalities in a society such as the Bangladeshi.
- Seyda: learns a second language to expand her business. Shadida: English teacher…inspired her to implement mobile phones sessions.
- 36% —17%
- Assisting them on how to embed English learning in their programmes; providing materials; training.
- They set up 1000 English speaking clubs to create more interaction among the learners.