DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH

The eminent Sir Theagaraya College was founded by Pitty Theagaraya Chetty and Sir Pitty Theagaraya Chetty Junior in North Madras in the year 1950. An extra resourceful self – financing college as Sir Theagaraya Evening College .was started in the year 1965. Our college Crest has Veena, lamp and an Open Bank which symbolizes Enlightening education with sweetness catered to all learners.

The English Department in this College imparts its meticulous service, since the day it was founded. Unlike other Departments, this English Department has a dual role to play with. First to enlighten the students with academic education and next to educate them with communication skills.


English as the International language


In the modern age of globalization the English Language soars in its importance, rather than any languages all over the world. In the different perspective of higher education, job vacancies, orientations of different competitions, personality enrichment or soft skills when considered, the demand and usage of English language is always at its zenith, since it is the eminent “International Language”.

The English Department Shift II has three faculties. Mrs. V.S. Florence Vasantha Kumari, Assistant Professor, is the Head of the Department incharge who specializes humane teaching for the past ten years and she renders her valuable service in Sir Theagaraya College for the past four years. The English language teaching to vernacular students is her area of specialization, combined with explaining the complex theories with simple ideas to the learners. She has participated in so many National and International Level Seminars and submitted varied paper presentations, which was published in many colleges in their referred and reviewed books and journals, having ISSN and ISBN numbers.

Mrs. Betty Bhaskaran and Miss Bharathi K.V are the Assistant Professors in this Department, who also contributes their immense service to this evening college. Apart from General English, the Soft Skill classes make our students to hone their competence and performance.

This Department enriches the student’s learning skill by adopting modern methods of teaching. Usage of Smart Room and English Language and Communication Laboratory promotes the simple method of learning by audio-visual aids. The traditional way of learning through books is facilitated by the college library which treasures around 4000 English books, where the student by much enthusiasm is sustained by those high literary standards of the eminent authors.

Many innovative methods are used to impel the student to take part in oratorical, essay and many multifaceted activities in other colleges which contribute to student’s unity and team leadership. Promoting University education with high ethical standards with a broader view for modern education for employment in all technical fields for our students is our sincere motto and with The Almighty’s Blessing it is very sure that our College will soar to its zenith.


Faculty Profile:


Sl.NO Photo Name of the Faculty,
Qualification & Designation
Profile
1 Mrs. V.S. Florence Vasantha Kumari, M.A., M.Phil.,
Associate Professor & Head i/c
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2 Mrs. B. Betty Baskaran, M.A., M.Phil.,
Associate Professor
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3 Ms. K.V. Bharathi, M.A., M.Phil.,
Associate Professor
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