Snehapuri, Opp. HMT Bus stop,

Nacharam Road,Hyderabad,Telangana,India

Mobile: +91 7680924460

Welcome to Department of English

About

The Department of English was established in the year 1993. Since then it has been catering to teaching English Language and Literature and promoting interest and creativity in the English language. The vision of the department is to enhance communicative skills of the students for global competency and strengthen their aesthetic sense through language and literature.

The department is run by vibrant teachers helping the students to express effectively in English and make them realize that the lessons in the texts are also lessons in life to excel in any field they choose. The Department is proud to have achieved 41st ranks with Gold Medals, 9 Top Ranks and 100% Pass Percentage with 85% Distinction at the Osmania University Public Examinations consistently. The adequate learning resources in the Departmental Library and the Language Laboratory strengthen teaching and learning and expand the horizon of knowledge.

Objectives


Objectives of our Department are as follows:

  • To enhance communicative skills through language and literature
  • To reinforce listening, speaking skills through practice in the language lab
  • cultivate a value-added life to face challenges and achieve excellence
  • To develop global competency
  • To strengthen aesthetic sense
  • To give the students a platform to express their creativity and talent.
  • HOD

    M.A.,B.Ed.,M.Phil., D.Litt
    anniesunil87[at]gmail.com,
    Achievements:
    • Annie Sunil HOD English department was Awarded -Honorary Doctorate Degree (D.Litt.) on 5th Sept.2017 2017  recommended by Dr.S.Radhakrishnan Research and Development Centre in collaboration with University of South America on Teacher’s Day in their website congratulating for achieving this prestigious International Award.
    • Annie Sunil edited the Novel “Philosopher’s Dilemma” by Mr. Satyanarayan IAS
    • Annie Sunil completed and rendered 31 years of meritorious service in the Institution.
  • Other Faculty:

  • M.A.,B.Ed.,M.Phil.,(Ph.D)
    velanginikumari[at]yahoo.co.in
    Achievements:
    • Sr. B. Velangini was awarded Gold Medal in M.A by Kakatiya University in 2003.

  • M.A.,M.A.(Hons.),PGDCA
    mary.cecilia[at]rocketmail.com

  • M.A., M.Phil.,PGDTE
    monoshripramanik[at]gmail.com

  • M.A.
    sheila.kezi[at]gmail.com

  • M.A.
    anagha.joy11[at]gmail.com

    Secured 4th rank in Degree & P.G OU


  • M.A, PGDTE
    audrey.praneetha[at]gmail.com
Achievements

Students:

  • Overall Championship was won by the College students at LFDC on their Decennial Celebrations-Awarded by VVS.Lakshman
  • Top 10 Rank holders of OU: Top 10 Rank holders of OU: Senha Jois , Anagha Joy, Poorna, Vijayalaxmi .B, Lawmsanzuali, G. Krishnapriya, B. Sony, Bhavani, E. Praneetha, Sari Luikham, B.Lalnunkimi
  • Pooja & Lohitha from IIIBA MPML –Debate – 2nd prizeKoti Women’s College
  • Shivani & Sheryl of I BA MPML – Paper reading contest- OU
  • Lohita of II B.A(PPML) – Creative writing- 1st prize -LFDC
  • Celeste of II B.A(PPML)- Art and Articulation- 3st prize -LFDC
  • Riya of II B.A(PPML)- Art and Articulation-3st prize -LFDC
  • Divyasree of I MZC- One Act Play-2nd prize -LFDC
  • Sai Kavyasree of MZC- One Act Play-2nd prize -LFDC
  • Malleshwari of MZC- One Act Play-2nd prize -LFDC
  • Sahitya of MZC- One Act Play-2nd prize -LFDC
  • Dharani of MZC- One Act Play-2nd prize -LFDC
  • Charisha of I MPC- Declamation-1st prize -LFDC
  • Miss. Deepa of MPCS placed in Sri lanka, Airlines through ATM.
  • Miss. Sonali is placed in Spicejet, through ATM.
Projects

Student Projects:

  • The language of Advertising and its role in communication- II B.com (Cs)-Ms. Monoshri
  • A life of Devotion-biographical slide show- Dr. Annie Sunil BA MPML
  • Speed Reading- Sr. B. Velangini
  • Virtue and Vice short film – B.A ML
  • Life in Pious- Dr. Annie Sunil II MZC
  • College Diaries- Dr. Annie Sunil II MGC
  • Value based Short Film- II B.Com Reg- Ms. Sheila Keziah
  • Literary albums, book & film reviews, autobiography, advertisements.
  • Autobiography II B.A,B.Com,B.Sc-Ms.Sheila Keziah
  • Support the Slum-ISR III B.A ML
  • Civil Aspirants I,II,III B.A
Research & Publications

  • Ms.Monoshri Mitra, Faculty, presented a paper on 2nd July  at the 11th International  and 47th National ELT@I Conference titled “Cognitive and Metacognitive Skills of Second Language Learners of English at the UG Level-A pragmatic approach through CoBI” at Vasavi College  of Engineering, published under Abstract No. 228.
  • Sr. B. Velangini Kumari published an International e-Journal of Literary Explorations titled "From Innocence to Experience: the protagonist of Henry James" in research scholar vol 4 Issue II  May 2015 pg 124-127 ISSN 23206101 Impact Factor 0.998 (IIIFS).
  • Sr.B. Velangini Kumari published an article in an International Journal, titled “Measuring and Increasing Reading Speed and Comprehension in UG students” in the Criterion Vol. 8, Issue – III: ISSN: 0976-8165, Pg 670-679
  • Sr. B. Velangini Kumari published an article in the Journal of Technology for ELT Titled “Assessing English Communication Skills of UG students through Mobile Assisted Language Testing Tool STEP” Vol. 7, Issue II, ISSN: 2231-4431
  • Ms.Anagha Joy published in Langlit(An International Peer-Reviewed Open Access Journal) titled as "Immortalization of Voyeurism" with special reference to My Last Duchess(ISSN:2348-1390)
  • Ms.Anagha Joy published in New Man International Journal of Multidisciplinary Studies titled as "The Genre of Wickedness Never Changes"(A comparison of the protagonist in Marlowe’s Doctor Faustus & Ian Fleming’s Goldfinger)-  (ISSN: 2348-1390).
  • Ms.Monoshri Mitra translated 6 short stories from Bengali to English for Sahithya Academy
Events

Workshops:

  • Ms. Monoshri and Mrs. Audrey Praneetha attended a workshop on current English syllabus on 30th June 2017.
  • Dr. Annie Sunil attended a workshop on Excellence in Education on 29th November, 2016 organised by The Hindu Group of Publications

FDP:

  • Ms. Sheila Keziah attended a FDP on 1st Sep 2017 on English in Use, CBCS at OU .
  • “Teaching is beautiful”- FDP Programme for the new faculty was is being taken up every year by Dr.Annie Sunil, HOD.
  • Ms. Anagha Joy 14 & 15 July 2017 attended FDP at Geethanjali College of Engineering & Technology on “Information and Communication Technology in English Language and Teaching.”
  • The department organised an FDP on CBCS by Prof. Sumitha Roy, Chair Person of UG/PG OU.

 Seminars:  Inter-Departmental Seminar:

  • The interdepartmental seminar was held on 21-July-2017 on ‘Women of Excellence’ was conducted by the department of BA for I, II, III BA . This session witnessed prominent dignitaries like Dr. Smita Sharma (Counselor, Trainer and Lecturer in St. Francis, Hyderabad), R. Akhileshwari and P. Aruna Reddy.
  • Dr. Annie Sunil HOD English attended an International Seminar on “Career Perspectives in Multimedia and Journalism” on 07th September 2016 organised by St. Ann’s College, Mehdhipatnam.

Extension Activities:

  • Career Guidance: VISU- Study Abroad
  • ATM orientation by Ms. Sujata Cecilia, Director Across the Travel MONDE
  • Diploma Course in ATM is offered since 2006
  • Youth Alive- Rhythm of 71st Independence Day : The department of English on 10-August-2017 coordinated with ‘Youth Alive’ - a non-profit organization for the youth for personality development and social awareness - to celebrate the 71st year of independence. A musical concert was arranged in the open playground for the students to spread the awareness on the eradication of drugs and how to overcome depression.
  • Employability Skills "Grooming for Growth" through MOU with Learner Circle is offered every year
  • Support the Slum-The Department along with ML students streched arms and supported the Slum at Murukula Basthi,Nacharam donating stationary and sweets on Aug 15th,2017
  • Share a Meal-The Department along with the Department of Social Sciences and B.A students went to Divya Dhishaan Orphange at Boduppal and donated fruits and groceries.The B.A students supported the orphans by buying handmade earings.
  • A Musical Concert by Out Cry-A South African Band was arranged by the Department to bring positivity among the young students.The novelity of the band was adding values and morals in educating the youth.
  • Sub-Staff-To extend the Departments service to Class IV employees,Basics in Speaking and Writing was organised to help them build their confidence,etiquette and to express themselves in English.
Club

“Dr. Johnson Literary Club”

Every year the department celebrates ‘Literary day’ in November to spread the spirit of literature and experience the beauty of life. Literary competitions and various activities like charts, models, power point presentations, role play, debate, creative writing, Literary quiz ,JAM, Open Forum etc., exhibiting their interest and talent. The students are passably encouraged with prizes and certificates.

 

Lab/Facilities

COMMUNICATION LAB

Communication Lab, central library & Departmental Library are the learning resources to enhance Communication and Life Skills of the students in the global scenario The lab is well equipped with 20 computers, 60 headphones, 150 CDs and audio cassettes, periodicals, magazines and newspapers widen the scope of reading and reference.

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