Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

University of Ruhuna

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The DELT launched two books for the Intensive English Programme
(22 March, 2020)
The staff of the Department of English Language Teaching, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences  had launched two books namely “A Comprehensive Course of English for New Entrants” and “A Resource Book for the ESL Classroom”.
International Summer School 2019: Researching Conflict Mediation and Peace Education
(22 March, 2020)
Ms. Indu Gamage participated in the International Summer School 2019: Researching Conflict Mediation and Peace Education which was held at the University of Hamburg, Germany from 5th July, 2019 to 25th July,2019.
Full bright student joined the DELT as an English Teacher Assistant (ETA)
(22 March, 2020)
Dominique Priest, a full bright student joined the staff of the Department of English Language Teaching as an English Teacher Assistant (ETA) on 20th December 2019.
Invited Speaker at the National Seminar held in Indira Kala Sangit Vishwvidyalaya
(22 March, 2020)
Ms. Indu Gamage participated in the Two – Day UGC sponsored National Seminar on Popular Culture, Literature and Other Art Forms: Today and Beyond as an invited speaker.
Presenting as a Featured Speaker at the 35th SPELT International Conference
(22 March, 2020)
Ms. Hemanthi Hidellaarachchi was invited to present as a featured speaker at the 35th SPELT International Conference by the Society of Pakistan English language Teachers (SPELT). 
An English camp was organized by the ELTU in collaboration with John Keels Foundation and Gateway International from September 11-15, 2017 in order to enhance communicative skills in English and soft skills of the final year undergraduates of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences.

Department of English Language Teaching

The DELT launched two books for the Intensive English Programme

The staff of the Department of English Language Teaching, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences  had launched two books namely “A Comprehensive Course of English for New Entrants” and “A Resource Book for the ESL Classroom” after a series of successful workshops conducted in the pursuit of planning and designing of the books. “A Comprehensive Course of English for New Entrants” which deals with a theme-based approach, provides learners with an excellent grounding in the four skills of reading, writing, listening and speaking. The  wide array of activities which is graded from the simple to the advanced gives an auxiliary for students to learn language progressively, in unlocking their confidence to manipulate the target language so as to function effectively in the university system and in the place of work later where English is a dire necessity. “A Resource Book for the ESL Classroom” which is a compilation of diverse games and activities can be utilized by teachers to make their lessons more appealing to students, and make the process of language learning fun, interesting and enjoyable in the ESL Classroom.