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Kanchi Shri Krishna College of Arts and Science
DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH

OVERVIEW OF DEPARTMENT
The Department of English is dedicated to the study of the literatures and cultures of those parts of the world in which English is a primary language. In English Department we are passionate about the study of literature and committed to creating works of scholarship and literary art. In addition to offering students such personal benefits, the department seeks to foster critical analysis and lucid writing and to teach them to think about how language and representation function in the world. Such skills are essential to success in a variety of professions for which the major in English can provide excellent preparation including administration, teaching media and entertainment.


ABOUT OUR DEPARTMENT
The Department of English was established in 2004. The Department aspires to be leading center of comparative studies in English by integrating modern and contemporary concepts, skills and technology. And to attain National and International renown.


BENEFITS OF OUR DEPARTMENT
Improves listening skills. Because learning English keeps your brain activity functioning. Especially when teachers use rhyming games in the classroom. Better employment opportunities. Broaden entertainment opportunities. Assists in learning other language. Increase problem solving abilities. Prevents the deterioration of brain functioning overtime.


BENEFITS OF OUR COURSE
Literature improves communication skills. The easiest way to improve vocabulary, writing and speaking skills is to study Literature. It cultivates wisdom and a worldview. Literature provides exciting placement and travel opportunities. Studying English literature opens up a world of inspiration and creativity, while also developing skills that are essential for today’s global environment. It is a chance to discover how literature makes sense of the world through stories, poems, novels and plays. It is also a chance to sharpen your own ability to write, read, analyze and persuade. Creative writing students receive instruction from published poets and fiction writers as they write their own original thesis project in poetry, fiction or creative nonfiction.


DEPARTMENT AIM
Language training, to build up students listening, speaking, reading and writing skills in English. To increase students knowledge of English and American Literature and broaden their international vision in hopes of nurturing their cultural sensitivity in the humanities. Develop their intellectual, personal and professional abilities. Acquire basic language skills in order to communication with speakers of English language. Acquire the linguistic competence necessarily required in various life situations. The department of English fosters the creation of literature as well as the study of it. We have on our faculty a number of writers who have national and international recognition as poets, short story writers and essayist. We work closely with the creative writers of the province to offer our students unique creative writing courses.


DEPARTMENT VISION
To provide appropriate pedagogies including class size and environments that will lead to students retention and success as well as increase in the number of major and minors. To help students ass themselves as professionals as part of a discipline with skills and abilities valuable in the business, teaching, publishing or post graduate work. To assure that students encounter creativity crucial to English studies through theatre productions, reading by professional writers and their own creative and critical production and presentation. To value faculty scholarship and service through greater support for and participation in activities of the profession.


DEPARTMENT MISSION
The overall mission of the English Department is to promote literacy specially the ability to read, write and think critically. This mission includes the fostering of such technological literacy as information retrieval, research and communication.


FACILITIES
Special Spoken English classes were conducted for the beneficiary of the students and central Government certificates were given. Students make use of language labs and communicative labs. Dictionary classes were very much helpful and often word games, quiz, language puzzle make the students active in classes.


STAFF DETAILS

S.No Name Qualifications Designation
1 Mr.S.Imayavaramban M.A.,B.Ed., Assistant Professor & Head
2 Ms.L.Maheswari M.A.,B.Ed., Assistant Professor
3 Mr.R.Arunkumar M.A.,M.Phil.,B.Ed., Assistant Professor
4 Mr.R.Arunkumar M.A.,B.Ed., Assistant Professor
5 Mrs.R.Poorani M.A.,B.Ed., Assistant Professor
6 Mr.S.Kabil M.A.,B.Ed., Assistant Professor
7 Mr.M.Sathish M.A.,B.Ed., Assistant Professor
8 Ms.C.Sharmila M.A.,M.Phil., Assistant Professor
9 Ms.V.Swathi M.A., Assistant Professor
10 Mrs.M.Mohana M.A.,B.Ed., Assistant Professor