English for Specific Purposes Project 2018
SI Bombay-Chembur in association with Pillai HOC College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Rasayani organised two-week long sessions on ‘English for Specific Purpose’ from 10th – 21st December, 2018 for the students of Pillai Skill Development Institute with an objective to acquaint them with the basics of functional English. The sessions covered various aspects of English language and its usage in daily life.
The inaugural session was held on the 10th December, 2018 and it was presided over by Dr. Daphne Pillai, Founder President of SI Bombay Chembur. Dr. Lata Menon, Principal of Pillai HOC College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Rasayani and active SIBC member introduced the syllabus to the students and motivated them to attend the sessions.
Each session was attended by about 100 students with great energy and eagerness to learn. Sessions were conducted by chalk and talk methods, group discussions, presentations and activities involving the students on topics such as Introduction to English, Greetings, Prepositions, Adjectives, Describing Yourself and surrounding, Story Recitation, Listening and Grooming and Body Language. The sessions generated interest and curiosity among the students and the sessions were modeled to have a direct impact on students to deal with English language in their daily lives. It served the purpose and was appreciated by the students.