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Tune in to Obla Air, our LearnEnglish Radio Series!

Obla Air is a lively radio series from the British Council designed to help you learn and improve your English.

Obla Air follows the adventures of Maas Obla, the owner and pilot of the budget airline Obla Air, as he and his crew try to keep their only airplane flying high! 'Obla Air Series 3' has ten one hour episodes which help you in improving your vocabulary, syntax and English comprehension.

The programme is aimed at people starting to learn English.  It is a bilingual programme in English and Nepali, giving you an excellent platform to learn.

Programme schedule

'Obla Air Series 5' is broadcast on Radio Kantipur every Saturday from 8 P.M to 9 P.M.

Weekly competition

At the end of the each episode you can also participate in a competition to win a British Council goodie bag. Listen, learn and win by answering the questions set each week with A ‘Yes’ or B ‘No’ and SMS your answer to 5555. One lucky winner will be selected every week and will be announced on the following episode.

Special series prize

Participants with the correct answers for all nine episodes will have another chance to enter a prize draw and win an exciting bumper prize at the end of the series.  

Want to know more?

If you have any queries or feedback about Obla Air you can contact us at NPLearnEnglishRadio@britishcouncil.org.np

Read about our LearnEnglish 'Obla Air' Family

Since it's inception in February, the Khanal family has been regularly listening to our 'Obla Air' Series. We got in touch with them to share about their learning experience. To read the full story, please click here.

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