Texting and Learning

by Dina on April 11, 2010 · 0 comments

in Indian Culture,Mobile,motivation,Youth Rap Insights

My new Yoga teacher speaks no English. He’s young, and comes from a small town in the North. He’s moved to Mumbai to make a living. And still, he communicates via SMS so well, and has evolved his own form of English. I asked him how come he doesn’t text in Hindi, he says its an image thing – he prefers to send his clients English messages. ¬†And he said he’s learning English this way too.¬†Imagine the potential for so many who can’t speak but are using Texting and SMS to learn and communicate in the language!

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