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Department of English

"To delight and to instruct is the end of all learning"

Team

Faculty

Ms.Rema Mahalingam

M.A., M.Phil

Ms. Sunitha David, HoD

M.A

Ms. K. Saritha

M.A

Ms. Rashmi

M.A

Ms. G. Revathi

M.A., M.Ed., M.Phil (Ph.D)

Dr. E. Kanaka Bhagyaveni

M.A, M.Phil., Ph.D , PGDCA

Ms.T.Sreevani

M.A,B.Ed.

Dr.Prathyusha

M.A,Ph.D

The Department

Vision

The individual’s whole experience is built upon the plan of his language.


Mission

To enable the students to comprehend the scope and power of English language and appreciate the aesthetics of literature. To nurture ethical and analytical thinking.


Objectives

  • To enhance the learner’s linguistic skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing at the basic  level and improve their proficiency at the advanced level.
  • To give them a glimpse of the products and opportunities available in the English language market.
  • To go beyond the printed page into digital technology for creative expressions.
  • To prepare them for the English component of all the competitive exams with extensive vocabulary exercises and grammar.
  • To make them savor the diversity and energy of the current renaissance in literary studies.
  • To enable them to see literature through a new lens of historicism, feminism, psychoanalysis, cultural studies and textual criticism.

Research

Priority areas for Research and details of the ongoing projects, important and noteworthy publications of the faculty, during past two years.

Priority area of Research

  • Women’s studies 
  • Culture studies
  • Language competencies

Ongoing projects

  • Academic Research Project with LLLS (Regd ),Hyderabad-KEK Ltd, Hyderabad. 
    The specific objective of this research project is to acquire skill set and preparation of “Core Vocabulary “of about 4,000 contextual words in English language ,for students of classes 1 to 7 . Ms. Rema and Ms. Sunita
  •  Improving the reading skills of slow learners  - Ms .Revathi

Highlights for the year 2017-18

  • Students interned at EFLU for 1 month –May 2018
  • Collaborative Lecture series for the fourth year with IIJNM on ‘Careers in the Media’. 15th Sep 2017
  • Organized workshops on “English for Competitive Examinations”.16th Dec 17’and 6th Jan 18’
  • Student Fest ‘Ann Lib-Lit’ on the theme of ‘Joy of Reading’ organised. 9th Dec 2017