GUWAHATI, Dec 13 - A spoken English audio CD, prepared by the Board of Secondary Education, Assam (SEBA) for students of classes IX and X, was released by Dhandev Mahanta, Chairman, SEBA, at a function held on the premises of the Board recently, a press release stated.
The function was attended by Dhirendra Nath Bezboruah, former editor of The Sentinel, as the chief guest and Prof TR Taid, ex-chairman, SEBA and Prof Ranjit Kr Choudhury, ex-HoD, Cotton College, as guests of honour.
The audio CD was developed under the Spoken English Audio CD Development Project, SEBA. Prof Taid was associated with the project as its director, Harinarayan Das as associate director and the other participants were DN Bezboruah, Prof Ranjit Kr Choudhury, Dr Padmini Bhuyan (Baruah), S Dowerah, Kaberi Choudhury, Arunima Debi, Dr Tarun Tamuli, Binita Barman Dutta, Nipa Das, Aparajita Dutta, Binoy B Gogoi, and some students from TC Govt Girl�s HS & MP School, Assam Jatiya Bidyalaya (Noonmati), Don Bosco School (Panbazar) and St Mary�s HS School (Guwahati).
The textbook titled Spoken English Practice Book for Secondary Level Students (Classes IX & X) has already been prepared to be introduced from the next academic session, 2016. The spoken English audio CD is the audio version of the said book. Both the book and the CD will go together.
Prof Taid and Bezboruah, in their speeches, dwelt on different aspects of teaching and learning spoken English, the release added.