BRAC Institute of Languages (BIL) faculty members Mr. Md. Shams Ud Duha, Mr. Kushal Das and Ms. Adrita Mulk accompanied two groups of interested students from ENG091 and ENG101 sections to Ekushey book fair on February 23 and February 24, 2017. On both days, students met and exchanged views with a writer and a publisher, visited different stalls, and bought several books.
On February 23, students met prominent cartoonist Mr. Ahsan Habib and publisher Ms. Aditya Antor from Ittadi Publication. They were also interviewed by Independent TV and the interviews were broadcast the next day. On February 24, another group of students met Mr. M. A. Matin, editor of one of the little magazines Amoraboti, and Mr. Osman Gani, renowned publisher of Aagami Publication. They shared their recent projects and future plan with the students on both days.
The trip was arranged as part of BIL’s new initiative to encourage experiential learning.