Video: Life inside a Mumbai 'chawl'

Millions of families in Mumbai inhabit small, one-room tenements called chawls.

Supriya Menon takes a look around one such household to see the kind of conditions people live in. 


BBC Video . . .

The Volunteer

Working in a developing country is always a learning experience. It confronts you with some of the harsh realities of the world. But as Carrie, the main character in the short story "The Volunteer" discovers, it can also confront you with some harsh realities about yourself.

Read more in Access to International English, pp. 245-252. Then do the tasks in the textbook and on this website.


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