The department, established in tandem with PSG College of Technology in 1951, has been rendering eminent services to the institution ever since its inception. Initially, it was started with the objective of developing English language skills. The department holds the unique responsibility of enriching the language and Professional Skills of the students. Further it facilitates the students to hone their soft skills and exhibit their linguistic abilities to meet the expectations of the industries.
The department provides a profound knowledge to the students both in and beyond the classroom in a broad perspective. The pedagogy comprises the activities of thinking, understanding and learning. They have been given exposure to soft skills, group discussions, oral presentations and mock interviews. In addition to these professional skills, the students are given adequate practices in professional and academic writing.
The department is equipped with qualified and dedicated team of faculty sharing their expertise in various fields of English Language Teaching and curriculum development. The department often conducts training programmes to industry personnel, students and faculty. Further, the department equips students to appear for the certificate programmes such as Business English (BEC), International English Language Testing Scheme (IELTS), Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) and other competitive examinations.
Future plans of the Department
The department envisions the plans that include the extension of library facility with e –information, to encourage students in creative writing and to organize seminars and workshops for entrepreneurship development among students.
Five years from now, our department visualizes:
A team of experts with excellent academic competence matching global standards as a result of continuous faculty training.
An Innovative, Standardized, and World Class Curriculum that integrates language assessment components of international examinations like BEC, IELTS, and TOEFL. Regular Training programmes focusing on Social, Professional, and Leadership Skills.
A department with world class laboratory, library, and training facilities for the language courses offered.
To design and implement a Standardized, Skills-based, and Adaptive Curriculum with a global perspective.
To conduct training programmes to enhance Communicative, Social, Interpersonal, and Professional skills of the student community, and to facilitate them to become Globally Employable.
Dr.K.Chandrakanthi 2007 - 2011
Mrs.S.Vijiyalakshmi 1994 - 2007
2014One of the 6 invitees all over the world to draft Materials Development for Cambridge English Assessment
One of the 6 invitees all over the world to draft Materials Development for Cambridge English Assessment