Department of English
Department of English Office
Daw Mar Mar Lwin
B.A English (1986), M.A English (1994), Specialist Certificate in Teaching Reading and Writing (Singapore, 2016)
The Department of English, Mandalar Degree College was founded on 1st December, 2012. Students can study English for academic purposes at Mandalar Degree College. English Department is teaching students different genres of literature, theoretical linguistics, applied linguistics and the use of English language in real contexts. The department is also responsible for teaching students of arts and science specializations and students of Tourism Management and Hospitality English for foundation courses. Teaching staff of the department are training English specialization students to actively participate in extra-curricular activities: sports competitions, language skills competitions, religious festivals, blood donation, etc.
The department is currently teaching undergraduate students as well as postgraduate students at Mandalar Degree College. Teachers of the department are training students to be able to participate in English language competition, letting them join the debate club and discuss every Monday, every Thursday, and every Friday. Teachers are skilled in teaching and enthusiastic about conducting researches. Department of English is trying to produce competent and proficient graduates who can fulfill the needs of their society. In addition, to make students actively take part in the classroom activities, they apply to up-to-date teaching methods. To constantly upgrade teaching staff and students, workshops and seminars are held with the help of scholars. Some teachers were sent to attend workshops and seminars held in Myanmar as well as abroad and some were chosen to attend tourism trainings in Thailand, Indonesia and Macao. The department has started to produce B.A and B.A Honours degree holders of the first batch of Mandalar Degree College since December 2016. The Department of English is trying to produce competent and proficient graduates who can fulfill the needs of their society.