ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT:
The Department of French was initiated in the college in June 27’2019. It is headed by Assistant Professor Miss. V. Anjana, and currently the department consists of one more staff working as a Guest Lecturer Mrs. Rajeswaree. At present, there are overall 67 students from both Arts and Science streams. The department is not only directed towards imparting linguistic knowledge but also to give the students a wide exposure on the various cultural aspects related to France and ‘Francophonies’.
French is offered as a foundation course in the college. Besides, the department of French offers practical exams in 3rd and 4th semester to train and test the listening skills of the students from the science stream.
The courses are offered as -French Foundation Course: Part 1 (Semester-1) and French Foundation Course: Part 2 (Semester-II)
Paper-1: French I
Paper-2: French II (Basic French as Non Major Elective Paper for all UG students).
Students on gaining expertise in the language are offered wide opportunities in various domains such as
- Language Translator
- Language Interpreter
- French Teacher
- French Freelance Tutor/Trainer/Mentor
- Language Publisher/Editor
- Language Proofreader/Copywriter
- Tour guide
- Flight Attendant
In addition to this, students who have strong communication skills in English and French, can work as Esl Teachers to teach English to native French speakers. Similarly, if they gain expertise in language pronounciation, they can also work as Voice over Artist.
The Department of French had conducted a Guest Lecture on “Sortons au Ciné Français” (Into the French Cinema), which was held on 10th October 2019. The seminar was aimed to expose the students to learn various aspects of the french culture and ideologies of the francophonies, by telecasting essential pieces and scenes of the french cinema and its world.
- Ms. Anjana V. B.Sc., M.A. HRM, DELF A2 (French) at Alliance Francaise de Madras (Madras University affiliated), Assistant Professor and Head In-charge.