English

Profile

Profile The Department of English, one of the oldest departments of the college was established in the year 1971, and since genesis the Department has been the centre of teaching and learning activity. At U.G. level it offers courses with regard to General English and Communicative English. Owing to the importance of basic and advanced language skills the department has been training students to be competent into the use of both oral and written language skills as well as fostering into the students the skills of comprehension and understanding. The Department of Communicative English which was established in 1998 has been further helping the students to be equipped with professional language skills through its Business English program.

At Post Graduate level, the Department offers courses in poetry, drama, prose and fiction of canonical British Literature, American Literature and Indian Writing in English as well as courses in English Language teaching as prescribed by the Osmania University.

The Department have a English Lab to develop LSRW Skills of the students.

Courses Offered
UG- General English
UG- Communicative English as optional Subject for B.A. Journalism
PG- M.A English

Interdisciplinary courses offered

Business English
UGC Career Oriented Program (COP) offered
Business English

Faculty with ongoing projects from a) international funding agencies:


                       Funding Agency

Amount

 Year

  • Mrs. Anita Abraham, Associate Professor received a grant from US State Department, sponsored by RELO(Regional English Language Office) US Embassy, New Delhi for IVLP Fellowship “Connecting English Teachers to American Literature and Culture “

 

$10,000/-

 

2014

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Departmental projects funded by UGC

 


            Funding Agency

    Amount

                Year

  • UGC-COP Business English

    7 lakhs

2013-2018

 

  • UGC Equal Opportunity Scheme (Spoken English Course for Telugu Medium and students belonging to SC,ST and Minorities)

        37,000

2010-2012

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Editing Books:

    Anita Abraham, Associate Professor

S.No

Books edited

Editor

Volume No. Year,Page No.,issue

Publisher/ISSN No./Int.database

1

Enhancing English and Employability Skills, Student’s Workbook

Anita Abraham, Associate Professor

Volume No-4
Year-2012

Orient Black Swan, ISBN 978 81 250 4473 4

2

Polyskills: A course in Communication Skills and Life Skills,

Anita Abraham, Associate Professor

Year-2012

Cambridge University Press, ISBN 978-81-7596-916-2

 

 Areas of consultancy:

Anita Abraham, Associate Professor is an English Language Trainer certified by US State Department, offers consultancy services to:

  •  Department of Higher Education and Department of Technical Education Government of Andhra Pradesh and Government of Telangana.
  • JKC (Jawahar Knowledge Center) and MANA T.V. SDC Teacher Training Programmes.
  • IIIT Basar, Nuzuid, kadapa
  • CELT, Osmania University
  • Academic Staff College Osmania University
  • Member, State Council Board for Skill Development Center, Department of Technical   Education Government of Andhra Pradesh and Government of Telangana.

Awards / recognitions received at International level by the Faculty

  • Ms.Anita Abraham, Associate Professor was selected as IVLP Fellow (International Visitor Leadership Program) 2014 by US State Department. She was nominated by RELO, US Embassy for outstanding work done in Teaching Training by her in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.
  • Anita Abraham, Associate Professor presented two papers at the TESOL Conference Portland, USA, in March 2014 on Retraining of Teachers in Andhra     Pradesh and Telangana.

 

Awards/recognitions received at state level by the Faculty

  • Ms.Anita Abraham, Associate Professor was awarded The Best Teacher Award in English by Commissionerate of Collegiate Education, Government of Telangna in February 2016.

 

Seminars/Conferences/Workshops organized and the source of funding (national/international)
      Ms. Anita Abraham organized the following Workshop:


Seminar/Conference                 workshops                    

State/National/International

Source of Funding

4 Workshops for IIIT’s on Employability Skills March to July2015

State

IIIT, Nuzuid, kadapa,
Basar

Five-Day workshop for newly recruited Teachers on student centered Teaching Learning Methodology February 2013

 

 

State

Department of Higher Education

 

Five-Day workshop for Teachers on Employability Skills, June 2012

State

Technical Education

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Student enrichment programmes conducted by the Department.

A Workshop on Development of Communication Skills in English is conducted every year.

Sl.
No

Resource Person

Activity/Topic

   Date

Target Audience

Outcome

1

George Bishop
(ELF, US Department of State)

Developing Communication skills

14-08-2012

200 students

Enhanced  Communicative Skills

2

Ms.Angel Meghear
English Language Trainer

Developing Communication skills

14-08-2013

200 students

Enhanced  Communicative Skills

3

Dr.Ambika Devi
English Language Trainer

Developing Communication skills

18-08-2014

200 students

Enhanced  Communicative Skills

4

Mr.Nagaraju
English Language Trainer

Developing Communication skills

19-08-2015

200 students

Enhanced  Communicative Skills




     



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