PSN College of Engineering and Technology (PSN CET)
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Department of ENGLISH
ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT:

A person with good command of English receives a Red Carpet Welcome everywhere. Knowledge in English is a sure-fire success. Communication Skills in English ensures a career of everlasting triumph. It plays a pivotal role in determining the future of any engineer and has become the part and parcel of the engineering curriculum. The department has a doctoral degree holder as its head and well qualified staff specializing in English language acquisition and teaching. The faculty members expand the boundaries of knowledge and wit through their commitment, post-modern teaching methods and creative activities.They also engage in regular theory and lab classes for I & III year B.E./B.Tech students focusing on the development of Communication skills such as Listening, Speaking, Reading & Writing and facilitating students to acquire all the necessary skills to achieve success in the exam and placement. The department possesses excellent full-fledged communication skills laboratory with sophisticated computers for the students to gain accuracy in language.

The Communication Skills Laboratory is computerized, state–of–the–art lab which caters to the language demands and soft skill requirements of the students. It hones the listening, reading and speaking skills of the learners and offers ample lessons and activities to master the art of communication in English.

Career-oriented training regarding Presentations, Interviews and Group Discussions and live-recorded video samples enhance the performance of the users in interviews and there by paves way to placement in much-desired avenues of technology. This Laboratory is a platform for the young engineers to whet their knowledge and gain a successful career. Exquisite language proficiency boosting software like TOEFL Mastery, Globarena, etc., are installed in the newly designed English Language Lab. It leads the students to enhance the pronunciation and to confront interviews with poise. Business English Certificate (BEC), Maritime English, International English Language Testing System (IELTS) courses and Communication Enhancement classes are being conducted for the students to excel in their high prospective global career.

VISION:
• To enable the students of Engineering and Technology build up vocabulary
• To improve learners’ grammatical accuracy
• To train the students in language functions
• To promote understanding of the basic nuances of language
MISSION:

To fulfill the vision of our founder, we hereby prune and mould disinterested and provide committed training to students of all branches to develop and enrich the social, personal and leadership skills. Our vision also includes the ways and means and the methodology to arrive at the bulls-eye with a shooter’s precision within the available time. We mould the personality of any student hailing even from the remotest area to be able to communicate in written and spoken English and make them think innovatively and thereby fulfilling the vision of our founder.

Centre for Communicative English and Foreign Languages:

Centre for Communicative English and Foreign Languages powered by the Department of English has been active in providing training to the students in the realms of Verbal, Communication and Soft Skills.

Interested students are provided special tutelage to take on BEC, TOEFL and IELTS. Besides, the centre provides training for the overall development of the students’ personalities, with necessary emphasis on communication skills and reasoning abilities.

Many students are guided to register online courses to learn professional English, American accent and neutral English. Every week students watch BBC videos on spoken English, mock interviews, group discussions and motivational speeches to enhance communication and professional skills.

The practical sessions on Soft Skills focus on team work, negotiations, mutual consent, evolving interaction and problem solving help the students to familiarize with real life situations and nuances of overcoming them. The centre takes efforts to offer Courses in foreign languages like French, Japanese and German to make our students powerful to take up international assignments..