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Most of thye B Ed courses in India include 'Teaching of English' as an essential component of the curriculum. The main focus of such courses is on different teaching methods, teaching of prose and poetry, developing reading and writing skills and the teaching of applied grammar. Teaching of English: A Practical Course for B Ed Studients, offers insights into the above-mentioned topics for both in-service and prospective teachers, to develop necessary strategies for teaching English effectively and efficiently in the class. Part I examines the history of English in India, its present position and role in our schools, etc. Part II considers the different teaching methods and their implications for teaching English at the secondary stage. Part III concentrates on developing reading and writing skills, identifies 'bad' reading ahbits, describes the essentials of good handwriting, etc. Part IV considers the importance of teaching prose and poetry in the class and suggests ways to make their teaching/ learning more effective. It also discusses the different types of tests and suggests remedial measures that a teacher can undertake to prevent the mistakes that students commit while using English effectively. Part V discusses different kinds of grammars and the teaching of grammar.