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English

 

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT 

“ART IS A FORM OF EXPRESSION”, SO THE LITERATURE
If the natural sciences are concerned with the physical aspects of the universe, then the Arts and Humanities are concerned with human thoughts, and the analysis of human activity and the development of nations.

YEAR OF ESTABLISHMENT: JULY 2014.
Introduction

English Department strives to provide an integrated education in English Language and its Literature and the applied and theoretical Linguistics through the development of lingual, intellectual and research skills of students to meet Labor market requirements. The department concerned with scientific research, community service and encouraging dialogue and understanding and intercultural communication.

Objectives

  • To enhance communication skills to the students.
  • To equip the students with manners, etiquettes and soft-skills.
  • To enable the students to use English language as a tool for employment and physical prosperity.
  • To develop interest among the students regarding literature as a fine art.
  • To inculcate aesthetic sense and human values among the students.

FACULTY PROFILE

Name:Ms.M.Ponkavithamani
Designation:Asst.Professor
Qualification:M.A.,M.Phil
Specialization:Linguistics and Phonetics
Years of experience:14yrs

Name:Mrs.Padmapriya Prakash
Designation:Asst.Professor
Qualification:M.A.
Specialization:Indian Literature, ELT.
Years of experience:6yrs

Name:Ms.Uma Maheswari
Designation:Lecturer
Qualification:M.A.,M.Phil.,B.ed
Specialization:ELT and Literature
Years of experience:3yrs

Name:Mrs.Poorani Iyalarasan
Designation:Lecturer
Specialization:British Literature
Years of experience:2yrs

Name:Ms.D.R.Shri Varshini
Designation:Lecturer
Qualification:M.A.,M.Phil.,DELF and DALF(French)
Specialization:ELT, Women studies, and Afro-american literature.
Years of experience:3yrs

Name:Ms.S.Sharon Grace
Designation:Lecturer
Qualification:M.A.,(Ph.D)
Specialization:ELT and literature
Years of experience:6months

Name:S.Nishanthi
Designation:Lecturer
Qualification:M.A.,M.Phil
Specialization:American and Australian literature.
Years of experience:Fresher

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT ACTIVITIES

The English Club
‘The English Club’ of the department has been very active in conducting various activities such as elocution competition, essay writing competition, debate competition, poetry recitation competition, etc.

The Lit (o) speare
A novel programmers entitled “The Lit(o)speare” is conducted by the Department in order to motivate the students and to develop their vocabulary in an entertaining manner.

Spoken English Courses
The Department has set up an Audio-Visual centre equipped with latest books, CDs, VCDs, etc. This centre is used for conducting various courses in Spoken English which receives an enthusiastic response from the students.

Wall Paper Release
The Department runs wallpaper in order to promote the creative talent among the students of English. The wallpaper showcases various kinds of display material containing sketches, photographs, poems, articles and quotations etc.

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

  • Masters in English

This graduate program in English is designed to provide advanced study in composition studies. It provides for personal and professional advancement.

  • Journalist

A journalist, who collects, writes, or distributes news or other current information to the public.

  • copy editor

Copy editing is the process of reviewing and correcting material to improve accuracy, readability and to ensure that is free of error.

  • content editor

Content editors are responsible for all aspects of content, which includes development, design, production, presentation, evaluation and analysis, to name a few.

  • script writer

The screenwriter is the writer of the script of a film.

  • Translator

Reading material and researching industry-specific terminology

  • Theatre actor

They interpret a writer’s script to entertain the audience 

  • Social media manager

Marketing campaigns and day-to-day activities

 

  • Human resource specialist

Preparing or updating employment records related to hiring ,transferring, promoting and terminating

  • Proof reader

In charge of making sure that the text of any product that involves writing

  • Public relation specialist

Responsible for handling all aspects of planned publicity campaigns and PR activities.

  • Grant writer

Come up with organization’s programs, goals and financial needs.

  • Editors and content manager

Proofreading, formulating content strategies and managing a content team

  • Teaching English as second language

Teaching English as a second language to the foreign students

  • IELTS trainer

Providing students with motivation, feedback and sound study advice as they progress through their studies.

  • Voice trainer

Voice and accent training.


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