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ENGLISH IMPROVEMENT

AFTERSCHOOOL – DEVELOPING CHANGE


MAKERS
CENTRE FOR SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP
PGPSE PROGRAMME –
World’ Most Comprehensive programme in social
entrepreneurship & spiritual entrepreneurship
OPEN FOR ALL FREE FOR ALL

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ENGLISH IMPROVEMENT
Dr. T.K. Jain.
AFTERSCHOOOL
Centre for social entrepreneurship
Bikaner
M: 9414430763
tkjainbkn@yahoo.co.in
www.afterschool.tk
www.afterschoool.tk

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At the picnic, Goti tried to make
facetious remarks, but no one
laughed.
= facetious = amusing

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He injested lot of information
about GMAT. What is injest . .
 Injest
means to take in, to receive, to
absorb.
 Another meaning of injest is to eat

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He was infuriated at the
remarks. What is infuriated. .
 Angry

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Correct it : don’t infringe of
others’ rights.
 Infringe means to break rules etc.
 Infringe takes upon.

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Their policies are inimical for
poor.
 Their policies are inimical to the poor.
 Inimical means harmful.

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He made innuendoes for his
private life
 He made innuendoes about his private
life

 Innuendo means indirect comment /


indirect reference.

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He inscribed his name over the
bat.
 He inscribed his name on the bat.

 Inscribe means to write. It takes on or in.

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The film contains very insipidly
performance of the actors.
 The film contains very insipid
performance of the actors.

 Insipid means boring or tasteless. It is an


adjective.

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He tried to insulate his son for
terrorist attacks.
 He tried to insulate his son from terrorist
attacks.

 Insulatemeans to protect, it takes from


or against.

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He interceded on Govt. authorities
for my behalf in order to prevent the
oppression.
 He interceded with Govt. authorities on
my behalf in order to prevent the
oppression.

 Intercede = means to talk on someone’s


behalf it takes with and on behalf of .

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It is invidious to point out a person,
when everyone are guilty.
 Itis invidious to point out a person, when
everyone is guilty.

 Invidious = unfair.

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He inundated me on lots of
queries.
 He inundated me with lots of queries.

 Inundate means to put a lot of


information question or facts.
 Inundate takes only with .

 Query means question.

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There was a isthmus between India
and Srilanka which was destroy in
Tsunami.
 There was an isthmus between India and
Srilanka which was destroyed in
Tsunami.

 Isthmas means any land joining two


larger lands.

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Don’t jeer on others.
 Don’t jeer at others.
 Jeer means to mock or to ridicule or to
laugh at others.
 Jeer takes at with it.

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He tried to jumble fake
currencies with fair currencies.
 He tried to mix fake currencies with fair
currencies.

 Fake = false
 Jumble = to mix

 Jumble is generally used in passive


voice.

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He juxtaposed me with the Rawan in
the show and this made I
uncomfortably.
 He juxtaposed me with the Rawan in the
show and this made me uncomfortable.

 Juxtapose means to put nearby.

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The spark kindled away the dry
grass.
 The spark kindled the dry grass.

 Kindle means to light or to set on fire (to


start) or to create hope.

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He invited his kith with kin in
the party.
 He invited his kith and kin in the party.

 Kith and kin means friends and relatives.

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Ashok Gahlot took firm action to
bring about bureaucracy, but it
proved his kiss of death.
 Ashok Gahlot took firm action to bring
round bureaucracy, but it proved his kiss
of death.
 Firm = bold

 Bureaucracy = govt. servants

 Kiss of death = a good action that makes


a person failure.

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There is no need for you to get your
knickers to a twist in such a matter.
 There is no need for you to get your
knickers in a twist on such a matter.

 knickers in a twist = to get angry.

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India made a lackluster performance
over Srilankan tour in Cricket.
 Indiamade a lackluster performance
during Srilankan tour in Cricket.

 Lackluster = dull

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Girls are generally able to bring
lachrymose disposition very soon.
 Girlsare generally able to bring
lachrymose disposition very soon.

 Lachrymose means to cry easily or to


weap easily.

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Goti is no laggard, when it came
to playing TT.
 Goti is no laggard, when it comes to
playing TT.

 Laggard = lazy, slow, not interested.

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We shall left a legacy of pollution to
our next generation.
 We shall leave a legacy of pollution for
our next generation.

 Legacy = something left over from one


generation to next generation

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His remarks was the only moment of
levity in the boring class.
 His remarks were the only moment of
levity in the boring class.

 Levity = to take something lightly – which


is serious

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Goti generally carry a lexicon with
him, so that he can twist others.
 Goti generally carries a lexicon with him,
so that he can twist others.

 Lexicon = dictionary
 Twist = to turn, to squeeze, to tease.

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Giri was the linchpin of the
success of picnic.
 Inthe successful organisation of picnic,
Giri was the linchpin of team

 Linchpin = most important person

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There are lots of logistic problems in
transportation of food in India.
 There are lots of logistics problems in
transportation of food in India.

 Logistics = relating to supply of services /


material including transportation, storage
etc. it is always plural.

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True friends are always at
loggerhead for each others.
 True friends are always at loggerheads
with each others.

 Loggerheads = quarrelling

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He was lukewarm over my
proposal
 He was lukewarm about my proposal

 Lukewarm = not enthusiastic, not


interested.
 Another meaning of lukewarm is slightly
warm.

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There are some lunatic fringe in
AFTERSCHOOOL also.
 There
are some lunatic fringe in
AFTERSCHOOOL also.

 Lunatic fringe = holding extremist views,


holding absolutely different views.
 Lunatic = mad

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when it will be the occasion of
Pawan’s farewell, we had lump in
our throat.
 when it will be the occasion of Pawan’s
farewell, we will have lump in our throat.

 Lump in throat = not able to speak due to


getting emotional

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He came on a malice forethought,
but returned back with benevolent
aspirations.
 He came with a malice forethought, but
returned with benevolent aspirations.

 Malice = bad
 Forethought = intention
 Benevolent = good
 Aspirations = desires.

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Yesterday Prateek has driven
like a maniac.
 Yesterday Prateek was driving like a
maniac.

 Drive like a maniac = to drive very fast.

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ABO UT A FTERSCH OOO L
Afterschoool conducts three year integrated PGPSE (after
class 12th along with IAS / CA / CS) and 18 month PGPSE
(Post Graduate Programme in Social Entrepreneurship)
along with preparation for CS / CFP / CFA /CMA / FRM. This
course is also available online also. It also conducts
workshops on social entrepreneurship in schools and
colleges all over India – start social entrepreneurship club in
your institution today with the help from afterschoool and help
us in developing society.

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Why such a programme?
 To promote people to take up entrepreneurship
and help develop the society
 To enable people to take up franchising and
other such options to start a business / social
development project
 To enable people to take up social
development as their mission
 To enable people to promote spirituality and
positive thinking in the world

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Who are our supporters?
 Afterschoolians, our past beneficiaries,
entrepreneurs and social entrepreneurs
are supporting us.
 You can also support us – not
necessarily by money – but by being
promotor of our concept and our ideas.

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About AFTERSCHOOOL PGPSE – the best
programme for developing great entrepreneurs

 Most flexible, adaptive but rigorous programme


 Available in distance learning mode
 Case study focused- latest cases
 Industry oriented practical curriculum
 Designed to make you entrepreneurs – not just
an employee
 Option to take up part time job – so earn while
you learn
 The only absolutely free course on internet
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Workshops from
AFTERSCHOOOL
 IIF, Delhi
 CIPS, Jaipur
 ICSI Hyderabad Branch
 Gyan Vihar, Jaipur
 Apex Institute of Management, Jaipur
 Aravali Institute of Management, Jodhpur
 Xavier Institute of Management,
Bhubaneshwar
 Pacific Institute, Udaipur
 Engineering College, Hyderabad

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Flexible Specialisations:
 Spiritualising business and society
 Rural development and transformation
 HRD and Education, Social Development
 NGO and voluntary work
 Investment analysis,microfinance and inclusion
 Retail sector, BPO, KPO
 Accounting & Information system (with CA / CS /CMA)
 Hospital management and Health care
 Hospitality sector and culture and heritage
 Other sectors of high growth, high technology and social
relevance

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Salient features:
 The only programme of its kind (in the whole world)
 No publicity and low profile course
 For those who want to achieve success in life – not just a
degree
 Indepth knowledge and expertise
 Professional approac: World class approach
 Strong intellectual and business capabilities
 Flexible – you may stay for a month and continue the rest of
the education by distance mode. / you may attend weekend
classes
 Scholarships for those from poor economic background
 Latest and constantly changing curriculum – keeping pace
with the time
 Placement for those who are interested
 Admissions open throughout the year
 Latest and most advanced technologies, books and study
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material
Components
 Pedagogy curriculum and approach based on IIM Ahmedabad and ISB
Hyderabad (the founder is alumnus from IIMA & ISB Hyderabad)
 Meditation, spiritualisation, and self development
 Essential softwares for business
 Business plan, Research projects
 Participation in conferences / seminars
 Workshops on leadership, team building etc.
 Written submissions of research projects/articles / papers
 Interview of entrepreneurs, writing biographies of entrepreneurs
 Editing of journals / newsletters
 Consultancy / research projects
 Assignments, communication skill workshops
 Participation in conferences and seminars
 Group discussions, mock interviews, self development diaryng
 Mind Power Training & writing workshop (by Dr. T.K.Jain)

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Pedagogy
 Case analysis,
 Articles from Harvard Business Review
 Quiz, seminars, workshops, games,
 Visits to entrepreneurs and industrial visits
 Presentations, Latest audio-visuals
 Group discussions and group projects
 Periodic self assessment
 Mentoring and counselling
 Study exchange programme (with institutions out of India)
 Rural development / Social welfare projects

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Branches
 AFTERSCHOOOL will shortly open its
branches in important cities in India
including Delhi, Kota, Mumbai, Gurgaon
and other important cities.
Afterschooolians will be responsible for
managing and developing these
branches – and for promoting social
entrepreneurs.

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Case Studies
 We want to write case studies on social
entrepreneurs, first generation
entrepreneurs, ethical entrepreneurs.
Please help us in this process. Help us
to be in touch with entrepreneurs, so that
we may develop entrepreneurs.

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Basic values at afterschoool
 Share to learn more
 Interact to develop yourself
 Fear is your worst enemy
 Make mistakes to learn
 Study & discuss in a group
 Criticism is the healthy route to mutual support
and help
 Ask fundamental questions : why, when, how
& where?
 Embrace change – and compete with yourself
only
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social entrepreneurship for better
society

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