A Two day Faculty Development Programme on

English Vocabulary and Pronunciation



The department of English, Mepco Schlenk Engineering College organized a Two Day Faculty Development Programme on English Vocabulary and Pronunciation on 05 and 12 December 2016. The FDP was inaugurated by Dr.V.Nagarajan, Asso. Prof. & Head, PG Dept. &Research Centre in English, Alagappa Govt. Arts College, Karaikudi. The chief guest, in his inaugural address, highlighted that FDP focusing English vocabulary and pronunciation is very essential for creating awareness on the right usage of English in the modern scenario. He elaborated that it plays a highly remarkable role for the successful career of both college students and teachers of all disciplines. All the sessions of the two day programme threw light on how words should be pronounced correctly and word power should be built up.

            Nearly 24 faculty members from various departments and different colleges attended the sessions. Dr.S.Arivazhagan, the Principal presided over the function. Dr.K.Rathiga, HoD of English department welcomed the participants. Mr.R.Vinoth, Asst. Professor of English, Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai and all the faculty members of the English department, Mepco Schlenk Engineering college delivered guest lectures. All the participants were given pronunciation practice using software in the English language lab and taught to read the phonetic transcriptions. The FDP was convened by Dr.K.Rathiga, HoD of English department and was coordinated by Mr.J.Alexander.