IL&FS Education launches Spoken English Course on Mobile Phones

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Imagine 6 young girls from a small village near Panipat, sitting every evening, switching on a mobile phone on speaker mode, and learning spoken English skills on the terrace of their friend’s house. The entire course costs the group a total of Rs.20 per month as subscription charges and 60 paisa per minute of call charges. In all, the expected total spending of the 6 girls on a Spoken English program has been around Rs.60 per month, i.e. Rs.10 per user per month. Compare this to the low quality English learning courses available in smaller towns at Rs.500-1000 per month and one can realize the potential of Mobile Learning in a country like India.

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