SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Ramapuram
Department of English and Other Foreign Languages
STUDENT DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM – WEBINAR FOR FRENCH STUDENTS 27 NOV 2021
Bane? Nay, Boon! – The Inter Se Dynamics Between English and French
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The Department of English and Other Foreign Languages, SRMIST Ramapuram organized a Student Development Program – Webinar for B.Tech First Year French Students on the 27th of November 2021 through Google Meet. The Guest Speaker, Prof. Dr. Nalini J. Thampi, Professor, Dept. of French and Former Dean, School of Humanities, Pondicherry University, Puducherry, delivered an interesting, insightful and thought-provoking lecture-presentation on “Bane? Nay, Boon! The Inter Se Dynamics Between English and French”. The Dean, College of Engineering and Technology, SRMIST Ramapuram appreciated the initiative taken by the department and thanked the resource person. He gave a motivating speech on the importance of learning foreign languages and encouraged the students to interact with the speaker. Dr. V. Rema, the head of the EFL dept., in her welcome address, spoke on the significance of the theme of the webinar and set the right tone to take the program further. It was a successful and lively session with interesting snippets on how both the English and French languages work together and can be learned effectively in various ways. The session ended with concluding remarks by the Dean and HOD and vote of thanks by the event coordinator, Ms. Pritha Basu. Dr. Walter Hugh Parker hosted the online session and motivated the B.Tech Year I student participants to interact. They also registered positive feedback.