A lovable lecture on linguistics



A lovable lecture on linguistics


Brief Report on the Activity
Academic Year: 2018-19
Department/ Wing/ Unit/ Cell : English
S.No in the Activity Register   :
S.No in the College Activity Register:
Name of the Activity:
Guest  Lecture
Place:
1N7
Date & Time:
21.07.2018                             2.40-4.00PM
No.of Students Participated
70
Level: (College/ Univ/State/ Natl/ Intl )
College
Details of the Activity:

Dr. Sr. Candy D’Cunha, Assistant professor of English at Andhra Loyola Institute of Engineering and Technology (ALIET) delivered a lecture on “Introduction to Linguistics” for the students of English Language and Literature at 2:40pm on 21-07-2018 in 1N7 Seminar Hall. She introduced the scope of Linguistics and analysed the various branches of Linguistics. She further felt that learning another language is like becoming another man. She highlighted the advantages of the study of linguistics.
 .  In the lecture she also dealt with the origin and the development of English Language. She laid an emphasis on the importance of language for effective communication.  She focused on how Linguists traditionally analysed human language by observing an inter play between sound and language. She highlighted on the branch of Stylistics that involves the study of written, signed or spoken discourse through varying speech communities, genres and editorial or narrative formats in the mass media. She has emphasised on how Research on language through sub branches of historical and evolutionary linguistics also focus on how languages change and grow over an extended period of time. The students felt greatly benefited and enlightened by her inputs on Linguistics through PowerPoint presentation. Mr. N. Ranga Babu, Head, Dept of English delivered a welcome address. Ms. B.Ramya Devi, Lecturer, Dept of English introduced Dr. Candy.  Dr. Syamala, Dr. Mamata and Dr.Subha also participated in the session. Mr. Anil kumar, Lecturer, Dept of English proposed vote of Thanks.



Dr.Candy D'Cunha delivering her talk




The poster of the lecture




Audience in action


Dr.Candy D'Cunha delivering her lecture


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