Department of English at former Govt. College for Women was established on 1st September 1947. Since independence it has been enjoying the unparalleled prestige of being the source of guidance under the excellent guidance of highly qualified and experienced staff. Initially students of F.A were taught here. F.Sc and B.Sc classes were introduced in 1953 and 1962 respectively. M.A English was introduced in 1986. In 2010 the BS program was launched to cope with the requirements of international standards. The Act of Women University was approved by the Punjab assembly in 2010 and by the amendment; the college was merged in the Women University in 2012. In 2013 M.Phil. and Ph.D. Programs were offered and are successfully running in the department.
More and more people are choosing to study English all the time as its international importance in every field of life is becoming increasingly apparent. Our English courses offer the opportunity to practice language inside as well as outside the classroom. We offer a variety of courses for students of all levels and people belonging to different walks of life. No matter what your language goal is we can help you achieve this through the courses ranging from 10 weeks to 12 months. You can brush up your skills through integration of technology and latest methodologies. We can give you the confidence and skills you need to communicate effectively in English.
Scope and Objectives
Nowadays English has a special and predominant role in the communicative sphere of the world. It has also a special identity in the field of education. The English language teaching has four objectives to develop four skills: (i) Reading, (ii) speaking (iii) Listening (iv) Writing.
The following are the main objectives of teaching English at our university.
- To develop knowledge and understanding of grammar
- To develop abilities to make use of the grammar in one’s writing
- To motivate students for more studying English
- To improve creative writing.
- To develop the ability for grasping the theme of poem or English passage.