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Department of English

The Department of English:

✔ Was founded in June 1971, and since then it has been imparting English as Part II language (L2) to the students of B.A., B.Com. and B.Sc., courses.

✔ Has rich collection of more than 1800 books and a few journals on English Literature, Language and Linguistics, ELT and World Literatures in English.

✔ Has a language laboratory with High-Speed Internet, Software for English Communication Skills, and Smart TV to improve the English language proficiency of the learners.

✔ Offers two certificate courses each semester.

✔ Coordinates three days English Enrichment Camp ahead of the reopening of the college.

✔ Organizes Group Discussion Forum on every Thursday for the volunteer- students of our college.

✔ Extends free English Grammar Coaching to neighbouring Government Boys and Girls Schools and its Welfare Schools from VI to X standard.

✔ Conducts Research, and updates advanced curriculum, new methodology and approach in the classroom, materials preparation, assessment of learning process, and stress on communication skills in accordance with UGC, Government of Tamil Nadu and the Gurukulam of our college.

Eminent Professors and Personalities formerly served for the enrichment of the department:

  • Dr.K.Subramaniam – Pro-Chancellor, Swami Vivekananda Yoga Anusandhana Samsthana, Bangalore.
  • Sri.R.Karmegam (now a Sanyasin) Established his own Ashram at Kasavanampatty, near Sempatty, Dindigul.
  • Sri.M.Purusothaman – Former Associate Professor of English
  • Dr.R.Ilango – Member-Syndicate, Bharathidasan University, Trichy.
  • Sri.M.Jeyaramalingam (now a Sanyasin) Now President Swamiji, Ramakrishna Math, Salem, TN.
  • Sri. B.Ravibabu – Former Associate Professor of English
  • Sri.V.Hariharan – Former Associate Professor of English
  • Dr.B.Ramamoorthy – Principal, Subbalakshmi Lakshmipathy College of Science, Madurai
  • Dr.N.Venkatasubbu – Senior Faculty Member, Department of English, Sri Sarada College for Women, Tirunelveli

They  offer valuable academic suggestions for the improvement of the teaching and administrative affairs of the department.

Vision

To execute the vision of the Department of Higher Education of the State and the Nation  in improving the Communicative Skills of Students in English.

Mission

✔ To confront the methods and approaches from eminent thinkers of English Language.

✔ To design advanced lesson plan of English as L2, and execute it.

✔ To sensitize the current status of Research in Teaching and Learning of English language.

 

Goals & Objectives:

✔ To impart the history, linguistic properties of English language. .

✔ To explain the role of Grammar for enhancement of Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing Skills.

✔ To utilize the enhanced LSRW skills in students’ social and professional spheres.

✔ To research world literature along with English language skills.

✔ To compete the world-class job market and career development.

✔ To motivate students’ to improve their analytical, creative, reference, and innovative skills.

✔ To realize the duties of students through Indian Literature and World Classic Literature with help of English.

UG – Part 2 –English Language LOCF

Certificate Courses Offered

  1. Academic & Research Writing in English
  2. Communicative Competence in English
  3. Drama, Stage and Theatre Performance
  4. Executive Communication in English
  5. Journalism & Mass Media
  6. Spoken English & Public Speaking

 

 

S.No Name Photo Designation Profile
1 Dr. S. Bharathiraja Assistant Professor & Head(i/c)

Management / Self Financing

2 Dr. P. Saravanakumar Assistant Professor
3 Dr. S. Jothi Basu Assistant Professor

Department Library:

✔ Apart from the Central Library of our college, the Department Library has around 1500 Books, Spoken English DVD, PC, Laptops, and Journals to improve learning, teaching and research. Books are purchased every academic year with the help of UGC Autonomy Grant.

Board of Studies – University Nominee (from 09-06-2021 to 08-06-2023)
Dr. R. Rajesh

Assistant Professor & Head i/c

Department of English Language Studies

Madurai Kamaraj University

Madurai – 625 021

Association / Club

The English Theatre Club stages a moral and morality play/drama at Swami Vivekananda Jayanthi Day in February every year.

Best Practices:

✔ English Grammar Coaching to the students of Government High Schools and Higher Secondary Schools, and Govt. Welfare Schools under Community Service in and around the college.

✔ AIF Class.

✔ Daily Divine Digest explanation in English at the evening prayer, every day.

✔ Group Discussion Forum & Spoken English.

✔ English Enrichment Camp.

✔ Remedial Class.

✔ English Language Lab to all the Part-2 English Students.

Innovative Practices:

1.Team Teaching
2.LSRW Skills in 4 Semesters
3.Group Discussion Forum
4.English Language Lab
5.Presentation class
6.Creative Thinking
7.Innovative Teaching and Learning Materials from TANSCHE

Best Practices:

✔ English Grammar Coaching to the students of Govt. and its Welfare Schools under Community Service.

✔ AIF Class.

✔ Daily Divine Digest explanation in English at the Prayer Hall every day.

✔ Group Discussion Forum.

✔ English Enrichment Camp.

✔ Remedial Class.

✔ English Language Lab to all the Part-2 English Students. .

Future Plans of the Department:

✔ To have Smart Class Rooms for all Part-2 English classes.

✔ To establish UG, PG and Research Programme

Extension Activities

1. Free coaching is given on “English Grammar and Spoken English” to the students of Government Schools and Govt. Social Welfare Schools under Community Service in and around the college.

2. Group Discussion Forum & Spoken English

3. English Enrichment Camp.

4. Remedial Class.

5. English Language Lab to all the Part-2 English Students (First Year 300 +250 Second Year).