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Teaching Indians to read Karaoke style

Social entrepreneur Brij Kothari has set up an innovative project to teach Indians how to read and write by simply singing film songs in front of the television. Kothari’s trick is to subtitle Indian Bollywood songs in the same language in which they are sung in an effort to appeal to the 300 million or so Indians who can’t read or write. As they sing along, they learn to read.

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Wednesday 11.07.2012 | 08:30



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