This program will be initiated in schools and involve plenty of academic activities. These activities will let teachers and students have opportunities to speak English and build their confidence in using it without excessive concern about grammatical errors.
Dr. Sasithara added that the ministry [of education] has to improve teachers’ skills in using English, both in communicating and teaching English effectively. It will work closely with embassies, foreign organizations and representatives from language institutes such as AUA and the British Council. (click for full story)