Department of English
Welcome to the Department of English
Introduction and Background
With the commencement of the University of Turbat, Panjgur Campus, the Department of English has been established in 2020 where offers 4 years of BS English in accordance with a road map of the Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan. The perspective program has been designed to improve the learners’ both productive (Speaking & Writing) and receptive skills (Listening and Reading) along with grammar and vocabularies skills. Additionally, the provision of so many different activities are ensured in the Campus which resultantly develop critical thinking, leadership qualities, and managerial skills; besides, it also makes them exposed to extra-curriculum activities.
Learners are familiarized with the history of English literature and linguistics and would get opportunities to broaden their understanding of English culture and society. This program emphasizes essay writing, critical analysis of fiction & non-fiction, literary works and offers students an encouraging and intellectually challenging environment by interacting with professional writers and linguists. The respective program study strains to expose the pupils to the world of ideas and make them acquainted with relevant criticism, form, socio-historical contexts, and influence of the genre too. Students are exposed to various linguistics theories and their representation and usage in research studies. The study of linguistics contains a wide range of approaches, methods, techniques for the creation of various expertise for effective teaching and learning of numerous linguistics disciplines.
The mission of the English Department is to take concrete steps and leading roles to prepare our students for developing critical skills, analytical abilities, literary potentials and linguistic competency, and productions of their own culture, society, and communities and also for expanding its students’ linguistic and literary horizons through lectures, workshops, seminars, and faculty-student interaction. The overall mission of the Department is to help students to see how language and literature are effective tools to bring about a change that promotes peace, stability, diversity, and harmony in a diverse society.
The Department of English aspires, through constantly updated language and literary courses and research, to serve the changing needs of times. The aim of the department is to be interconnected with the other departments to play an active role in the interdisciplinary environment.