English  Department


About Us

Vision

The English Department contributes to the GITAM University’s vision to promote academic excellence and to provide students with the necessary skills to become leaders in today’s globally competitive job market. In order to succeed, we focus on student-centered learning, support collaborative professional development and innovative research.

Mission

The English Department is committed to enabling students from diverse educational backgrounds to be sufficiently prepared to become independent language learners in order to achieve their academic, professional and personal goals.

Department of English is a learning community strategically planned to provide all incoming students with an opportunity to make their transition to university an easy one. You have chosen a first-class university that will challenge your intellect and give you the opportunity to compete among the best minds and be exposed to distinguished faculty members.

The English Department plays a significant role in your development as it offers its support through the English language programme to ensure that all students develop the necessary life-long skills of communicative proficiency in English, independent learning and critical thinking so much sought after by employers. 

The department committed to enrich English Language skills and communication skills in engineering students and also strives to achieve all round development of personality in the students. They are provided with a lot of opportunities through theory, practical oriented credit based subjects, certificate courses and soft skills training. Orientation and Training in personality development is imparted for students by professionals from industry and academia. Efforts are put forth by the faculty of English department to offer Business English Certificate (BEC) conducted by Cambridge English Language Assessment (CELA), Cambridge University, London. Opportunity for learning Foreign Language is provided through subjects offered in the form of Open Electives.

English Language Learning Centre plays major role in language proficiency enhancement through variety of software present in the laboratory. The lab is equipped with Teacher’s Console, sixty Student Consoles and software for practice of English Language, Communication skills, Soft skills and employability skills. The faculty in the department is well versed with Learning Management System (LMS) on MOODLE platform (X-Learn) to make students practice these skills.

Thus the department helps the campus in producing employable and skilled engineers/entrepreneurs for the industry.

 

Syllabus

I year 2015-19

EHS 101 Communicative English- I

EHS 102 Communicative English- II

Open Elective I

1. EOE202 German for Beginners

2. EOE204 Chinese for Beginners

3. EOE 212 Analytical Essay Writing

Open Elective II

1. EOE303 Japanese for Beginners

2. EOE305 French for Beginners

3. EOE 313 Professional Communications

III year 2014-18

EURCE 514/EURME 614 Advanced Communication Skills and Language Laboratory

EUREC 613/ EUREE 613/ EURCE 614/ Personality Development