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Preserving Mother Tongue Through Storytelling

"Your child's love for literature stems from her fondness for her own mother tongue."

Development of several faculties in children is linked to their progress in mother tongue. Storytelling can play a big role in developing language skills and love for literature in other languages as well.

In Conversation With

Usha Chhabra

Educator, Author & Storyteller
Rex Karmaveer Award Winner

She has taught Hindi language for over 24 years at the Delhi Public School and authored a number of textbooks series and collections of poems. She has conducted storytelling sessions, training programmes for teachers and parents and workshops for children on creative writing and drama across India.
She has conducted sessions at the World Book Fair, Nehru Memorial Museum and Library, National Museum, National Bal Bhawan, Rajiv Gandhi Foundation, Kiran Nadar Museum of Art, Dilli Haat and several schools across India. She was also a part of the Jaipur Literature Festival Outreach Programme, Bhiwani Children Literature Festival, Kanpur Literature Festival, Katha Karnival Katha Utsav and Gwalior Art and Literature Festival.
She has designed short courses for teaching Hindi to non-Hindi speakers and for students of Indian origin in Singapore, the UK and the USA.

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