ENGLISH

VISION
The Department envisions to equip the students to experience and assimilate the vistas of knowledge and skills through English language and literature.
HISTORY
The Department of English started functioning in 1967. In the beginning classes were engaged for the pre – degree students. With the introduction of undergraduate courses in 1969, the department engaged general classes for degree students too. At present the Dept. Engages 6 Common Courses for the Undergraduates of various Programmes. Each teacher engages 16 hours per week.

 

Publication      

LIST OF JOURNALS
1.
English Activities Update – Published by Centre for Faculty Development in English, TVM.
2.
Journal of Literature and Aesthetics – An International Journal devoted to Critical and Creative Writing in India.
3.
Interventions – Published by the Dept. Of English, University of Calicut.
4.
The English Classroom – Published by Regional Institute of English, Bangalore.
5.
ELTAI – English Language Teacher's Association of India.

 

Project      

ACTIVITIES
UGC SPONSORED WORKSHOP ON RE – DEFINING THE LEARNING PROCESS:NEW METHODS IN TEACHING AND LEARNING ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE
The English Department conducted a UGC sponsored workshop on Re-defining the Learning Process:New Methods in Teaching and Learning English Language and Literature on 8 and 9 December 2005. The workshop was inaugurated by Dr.P.Chandramohan, Vice-Chancellor of Kannur University, and the inaugural session was chaired by our principal Dr.M.Jeevanlal.
The workshop explored methods of treating literature in E.L.T.classes, symbiotic relationship between Linguistics and Literature, new trends in evaluation in E.L.T. Designing an innovative curriculum for U.G.students etc.
STUDENT SUPPORT
  • Proficiency Prize in English
  • EOS : Half-Yearly Journal
  • ESP: English for Specific Purposes - A Modular Course
  • Spell Me - Spelling Test
  • Word Power
  • Thought for the Day

Teaching Staff