The English Language Centre is an integral part of O.P.Jindal Global University (JGU).It plays the role of an active partner in acknowledging the aspirations of students to become global citizens through the effective use of English with the different schools of the university including Law,Business,International Affairs,Government and Public Policy,Liberal Arts and Journalism, Architecture, Banking and Finance.
The language centre promotes use of technology for language learning and provides opportunities for self-access learning through multi-media.It organizes different activities like story writing,debates and discussions and also invites reputed people from different areas for talks and deliberations on literary issues.
- Academic writing and creative writing in English
- Reading and comprehending different kinds of texts in English
- Speaking formally and informally in English
- Listening to formal and informal texts in English
The main objective of the English Language Centre is to be the epicenter of teaching and learning of English in all the four language skills including reading, writing, listening and speaking. The Language Centre aims at learning through the use of technology. This provides opportunities for both self-access learning and teacher-led instruction. The English Language Centre also takes up the task to train students who require support in improving their competence to use the English language. Special courses are run for these students according to their individual needs. In its venture to provide the global perspective, the English Language Centre offers a platform to foreign students from varied mother tongues to brush up their English Language skills.
The English Language Centre also aims create awareness about the aesthetics of the English language through different activities like story writing, debates, discussions, public speech competitions and poetry recitations. Students from different schools are invited to participate in these events in order to inculcate a love for English language. The Centre has a varied range of videos and educational CDs from around the world which students can watch during their leisure hours.