Summer English Coaching at Christ the King Parish Khonsa
10th July, Khonsa: The Fathers and Sisters in Khonsa Parish held it’s summer vacation programme for youth from 8th April to 10th May 2013 at Christ King School, Khonsa. Sr. Georgette Ekka the Head Mistress of Christ King School and Fr. Antinio Francisco from Goa Diocese animated the programme. 58 students from different parts of the Tirap district registered for the programme. Fr. P.T. George had announced the programme in advance. The students were grouped into 2 batches: one for the English Grammar and the other for Spoken English. Fr. Antonio and Sr. Georgette conducted the classes as intensive course which lasted a month. The first batch had the lessons from 11.00 am and ended at 12.30 pm. The second batch had the lessons from 2.00 pm and ended at 3.30 pm.
The students enjoyed the coaching class so much that they were regular and punctual for the programme. The students also invited the teachers to visit their homes and offer prayers. Fr. Antonio conducted a joint session of both the batches on 10th May to to mark the conclusion of the programme. He also sponsored gifts for the youth who studied well
After attending the programme, Sri Songwang says “I am now ready to study anywhere in India because I have acquired the confidence to speak English.”