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The Professional Development Committee of the English Language Centre organized two ELT presentations on Thursday, December 14, 2017. The first guest speaker Dr Muna Saif AlKalbani, assistant professor Arab Open University Oman gave a presentation on one of the most challenging aspects of English language teaching in Oman: Students Motivation.

Tuesday, 19 December 2017 00:00 Written by in ELC TAGS

ELC staff had end of semester meeting with HOC on 14 December, 2017, in the VIP Room. Dr. Sultan Al Ghafri, Hoc, discussed some important matters with the staff.

Tuesday, 19 December 2017 00:00 Written by in ELC TAGS

The ELC knows how to finish a semester in a style. That was obvious during the food festival organized by the Social Activities Committee. The event was held on December 14, 2017 in the V.I.P room at 12:00pm. The aim of this event was to foster good relationship among the staff.

Tuesday, 19 December 2017 00:00 Written by in ELC TAGS

The Professional Development Committee of the English Language Centre organized an ELT Mini Web Conference (2nd Session) on Thursday, December 7, 2017.

Sunday, 10 December 2017 00:00 Written by in ELC TAGS

The Professional Development Committee of the English Language Centre, organized an ELT Mini Web Conference on Thursday, November 30, 2017.

Thursday, 07 December 2017 00:00 Written by in ELC TAGS

The power of language is incredible and its impact on our thought process is tremendous. It shapes our ideas, influences our actions and creates a unique world for us. Language affects almost all facets of life based on how we perceive and experience emotions.

The staff research and consultancy team of the English Language Centre organized three successive presentations on November 14, 2017, November 28, 2017 and December 12, 2017 respectively. Mr Mohammed Amir, lecturer, ELC, gave insightful lectures on “Sensationalized Representation of Fear in Pakistani English Newspapers: A Comparative Study through Transitivity Analysis.”

The enthusiastic English Society members have participated and presented five activities in the form of posters and games for the students of Sawda Um Almomeneen School on the latest skills of learning English on 22/11/2017. It was a great chance to cooperate with the School and many constructive notions exchanged between ELC and Sawda School teachers for the future mutual collaboration.

Tuesday, 28 November 2017 00:00 Written by in ELC TAGS

On the 47th glorious National Day, the Students’ Activities Committee conducted various activities to cherish this blessed day. The respected dean of college Dr. Said Masoud Ali Kashoob and the honored guests participated by visiting the various stalls exhibited by students. The committee carried out the following activities.

  • Decorating the ELC corridor
  • Organizing Students’ Talents Corner
  • Conducting National Day Competitions
  • Presenting a Speech on the Importance of National Day
Friday, 24 November 2017 00:00 Written by in ELC TAGS

The English Language Centre-Academic Advising Council conducted a workshop on "Self Study Skills" from November 13 to November 16, 2017 at Ibri College of Technology.

Mr. Abdullah Al Balushi, ELC-Academic Advising Coordinator, spearheaded the said workshop. He said that the program aims to improve the “self-study skills” of foundation students in and outside the four walls of the classroom.

The said workshop enlightened the students by being adept to various study habits techniques and strategies. Each session lasted for one hour followed by a free discussion between the presenter and the students. Furthermore, the presenter used PowerPoint Presentation to engage students to actively participate in the session.

All foundation program students were scheduled on different dates according to their respective levels.

Students were given a chance at the end of each session to point out any problems or difficulties that they usually face in the classroom or in the examinations.

Meanwhile, the Academic Advising Coordinator will submit the concerns of the students to the Acting Head of ELC, Dr. Sultan Al Ghafri.

Sunday, 19 November 2017 00:00 Written by in ELC TAGS

ELC Professional Development Committee organized a workshop for E-Learning (Moodle) on November 1, 2017. The purpose of this workshop was to provide necessary training to all the staff members of ELC, in using Moodle for effective teaching and learning.

Almost all the lecturers of Foundation and Post Foundation programs attended this activity.

Wednesday, 08 November 2017 00:00 Written by in ELC TAGS