Department of English of DAV PG College has been offering Communicative English as an ad on course to the aspirants of English communication since the session 2010-2011 after being acknowledged and approved by the UGC.
The course has been designed keeping in view background of students whose medium of schooling has not been English. The curriculum offers an in-depth analysis of grammar, vocabulary building, sentence structure, and basics of phonetics which helps in honing skills pertaining to accent and pronunciation. Apart from that, the learners of Communicative English are exposed to a well-equipped air conditioned oral digital language laboratory which adds thrill and enjoyment to the entire process of learning English communication. English Communication Skills are taught and honed with the help of computers containing special module designed and developed to enhance the skills of English Communication. Besides this, learners are educated and trained in presentation skill, writing skill and drafting official and unofficial correspondences.
The course has been divided into three levels (a) Certificate Course (b) Diploma Course and (d) Advanced Diploma Course. Forty seats are available in each category. However, before seeking admission into the second and the third category, it is mandatory on the part of a student to successfully qualify the first level. Seats are allocated to the students on first come first serve basis. Candidates are awarded with a certificate from Banaras Hindu University after successfully completion of the programme.
Fee Structure: 3300/- total (100/- form, 200/- examination fee, and 3000/- course fee.)
Duration of the course: One academic session.
It will provide the learners with an edge in grabbing jobs especially in the field of teaching, journalism, in different types of MNC, defense, and various competitive examinations where English as a language has an important say.
The Department of English, DAVPG College on 7th March 2022 organised a lecture, entitled “Business Communication” for the students of Communicative English Course. The purpose of the lecture was to introduce the students with the importance of various factors involved in improving their communication skills especially Business Communication. Mr. Anuarg Mohanty, Deputy Director, Catjee, Varanasi was the chief speaker in his deliberation he conveyed importance of communication in the field of business. The participants were very happy and enthusiastically participated in the programme. On the occasion along with 30 students Dr. Sangeeta Jain, Head, English, Dr. Indrajeet Mishra, Dr. Bandana Bal Chandnani, Mr. Najmul Hasan, Dr. Mahima Singh and Ms. Puja Jha were present.
Practical Difficulties in the Learning of English Language
29th February 2020
The Department of English on 29th February 2020 organised a lecture on the topic “Difficulties of Learning English Language” and the speaker was Dr. Rakesh Singh, Head department of English, Hindu PG College, Zamania Ghazipur. He underlined that English language has become the most crucial tool for success in the era of globalisation. However, the learning of English language is not without difficulty being the foreign language it demands more attention and practice from the students to make an effective use of it. The most common difficulty posed by it is the variation of spellings and pronunciation. Students face difficulty because of many exceptions in rules of grammar, slangs and colloquial expressions, idiom and phrases. The best way to tackle all these difficulties is to make a thorough practice of reading, writing, listening and speaking. It’s useful to listen to the native speakers to be familiarised with the stress, intonation and verbal pitch and tone.
Personality Development and Effective Communication
3rd June 2019 to 29th June 2019
Keeping in view the demand and importance of English Language for UPSC and other competitive examinations the Principal of the College, Dr. S. D. Singh instructed English department to organise a training programme for a month during summer vacation for interested career aspirants on “Personality Development and Effective Communication” so that students can be benefitted in their respective competitive exams. The training programme covered different aspects of communication, grammar, parts of speech, interview skills, GD Skills etc. The emphasis was given on writing skills of the students during 24days because essay writing is the most challenging section of the UPSC exam. Out of 21 students most of the participants were UPSC aspirants and they were from different departments of DAV PG College like Economics, Sociology, Political Science and English. The students showed much curiosity and enthusiasm to learn writing skills and public speech. Dr. Mahima Singh of English Department was as Trainer and Dr. Indrajeet Mishra was the Coordinator of the Programme.
From 15 to 17 February 2019 by the Department of English, DAV PG College, Varanasi a workshop was organised on Communicative for non-teaching employees of DAV PG College. Sensing an urgent need of English language learning and communication skills the department organised a workshop for the non-teaching employees of our college so that it can help them deal with the students conveniently as well as discharging their duties more efficiently. Apart from basic aspects of communication, they were taught the words, expression of etiquette and use of official words which they face in their routine work. The participants found it interesting and of great help for them. They were keen to learn n enthusiastic about the whole program. Total 45 non-teaching staff of the College participated in the workshop.
The Department of English, DAVPG College on 29th January 2018 organised a lecture, entitled “Verbal and Non-Verbal Forms of Communication” for the students of Communicative English Course. The purpose of the lecture was to introduce the students with the importance of various factors involved in improving their communication skills. The main focus was to highlight the point that alongside speech that is composed of words, phrases, tone and pitch in communication body postures, facial expressions, eye contact furrowing of the eyebrows, curving of the lips and focused attention in conversation are of great significance. Mr. Anuarg Mohanty, Deputy Director, Catjee, Varanasi was the chief speaker and in his audio-visual mode of deliberation he conveyed in interesting manner the power of speech and role of both the aspects of communication verbal and non-verbal. Students were told that how they can improve their communication by keeping an eye and making a practice of all these tools of communication. The participants were very happy and enthusiastically participated in the programme. On the occasion along with 30 students Dr. Sangeeta Jain, Head, English, Dr. Indrajeet Mishra, Dr. Bandana Bal Chandnani, Mr. Najmul Hasan, Dr. Mahima Singh and Mr. Umesh Singh were present.