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Delhi Metro staff's English training for Commonwealth Games

Staff at the Delhi Metro are brushing up their English language skills before the Indian capital hosts the Commonwealth Games in October.

India is expecting a large number of foreign tourists to visit the country during the Games and is taking a number of steps to ensure they have a memorable stay.

Metro staff are being trained to replace their local, Indian accents with clipped, British ones. The result, as the BBC's Sanjoy Majumder finds out, is a bit varied.

  • 30 Jul 2010