A two day workshop on Challenging Areas in English core for Class XII was conducted by the CBSE on 7th & 8th July, 2015 at CBSE Centre of Excellence, Gurgaon. The main focus of this workshop was to work on the curriculum with an emphasis of improving the reading skills of the students. Dr. Neelima, an expert from CBSE took informative session on how to develop reading skills. Ms. Ruchi took the session pertaining to writing skills. With the help of various activities all the sessions were very interactive. It proved to be a good learning experience for making the classroom environment more conducive and receptive and making teaching and learning process more interesting and child friendly as well. Ms. Bela Bhan, PGT English from Ryan International School, Sohna Road, Gurgaon attended this workshop.