SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Ramapuram
Department of English and Other Foreign Languages
EVENT – WEBSITE REPORT
FOREIGN LANGUAGE FEST ‘23
The Department of English and Other Foreign Languages of SRMIST Ramapuram organized the Foreign Language Fest ’23 for First and Second-year B-Tech students (CSE & IT) on 12.04.2023. The Fest included the inauguration of the Foreign Language Club, the investiture ceremony, thoughtfully carved-out events in three foreign languages, and the valedictory session.
The session began with the welcome address by the Head of the Department of English and Other Foreign Languages, Dr. V. Rema. Following this, the Chief Guest for the inauguration of the Club, Dr. Sumitra Muthukumar, Chevalier dans l’Ordre des Palmes Académiques and President, Indian Association of Teachers of French (IATF), South Zone highlighted the numerous benefits of learning a foreign language in today’s globalized and fast-paced world. Her address was both informative and interactive as she eagerly also answered the students’ questions pertaining to language learning.
The investiture was followed by exciting foreign language events, Schatzsuche (Crossword) in German, Artiste des mots (Pictionary) in French, and ビンゴ (Bingo) in Japanese which witnessed an overwhelming participation of 275 students. Subsequently, the valedictory session was held to congratulate the event winners for each of the three languages.