Teachers and university students in Kanpelet, Chin State, following the intensive summer course, are continuing through the year in an expanded program. The teachers and students show an enthusastic appreciation that this opportunity for continuing structured practice in this remote mountain town. Classes were added this year for the students at the Metta Geha Children’s Home which have proved valuable in supplementing the rudimentary English training in the government schools. It also provides training for the young people who have graduated from high school to find work in the growing tourist industry in the area.
The teacher, Shing Ling Thang, is from a boarding school in the nearby town of Mindat. Having a skilled teacher from the area Is especially valuable in giving the feeling that English is approachable and can be seen in the context of the local culture.