English Core


Albert Einstein at School – Patrick Pringle

Albert Einstein was a bad student in his teachers' records. He hated the school and most of his teachers. He had just a friend - Yuri. One day he got a certificate from a doctor stating that he could go abnormal if he continued in the same school.

Birth – AJ Cronin

It is the story of a recently qualified doctor who was sent to help the miners in a bleak village. When he was asked for a case of dire seriousness, Dr. Andew Manson did not know that he was going to help a woman deliver her baby, dead! Did the baby really die? What did Dr. Andrew do next?

Father to Son – Elizabeth Jennings | 01

Here is a father who feels the extreme pain of his son's detachment with him. Father understands the son as a child but the son has already begun considering himself as a grown up. A lot of space is left between the father and the son. Will they ever come closer?

Portrait of a Lady – Kushwant Singh

Khushwant Singh was an Indian novelist, lawyer, politician and journalist. An Indo-Anglian writer, Singh was best known for his trenchant secularism, his humour, and an abiding love of poetry. In this lesson, Sigh remembers his aged grandmother, about her appearance, beliefs, prayers, habits and about her union with God and the Nature.

Silk Road – Nick Middleton

It is a travelogue. The author Nick Middleton takes a drive on the steep mountainous roads of Tibet that were once known as the Silk Route. The narrative is blood-freezing and full of details.

Summer of the beautiful White Horse – Introduction

Two boys steal a horse that belonged to a farmer. While the farmer went on searching for his dear horse, the boys took a jolly ride every morning. One of them enjoyed riding while the horse enjoyed pulling the other down.

The Browning Version – Terence Rattigan – Intro

It is the story of a die hard teacher who faced severe criticisms from teachers and dislikes from students because he was greatly strict and had maintained a sort of respect and fear from students. Crocker Harris, this teacher, had a beautiful wife and he was aware of the relations she had with other men. Crocker was such a person that he didn't even question his wife's integrity.

The Ghat of the Only World – Amitav Ghosh

A dying poet, Shahid Ali, requests his friend and writer, Amitav Ghosh to do him a little favor. What? Write about me when I have died. Shahid was right because a deadly blood cancer had already claimed his life.

Voice of the Rain – Walt Whitman – Intro

A song may be well regarded or unnoticed. Similarly, the rain may be loved or hated by people but rain doesn't mind if it is disregarded nor does it stay back here for ever.