Welcome to Department of English Language Teaching
The Head and the Staff members welcome you all to the Department of English Language Teaching, Faculty of Arts and Culture, Eastern University, Sri Lanka. The Department had originally been established as an English Language Teaching Unit in the year 1981 and it was subsequently upgraded to the status of Department in the year 2020.
The courses of English language are designed to provide undergraduates with knowledge and skills needed to use the language in their academic activities and in their natural settings. The Department of English also seeks to serve the wider community in their English language needs. To achieve the aims of the courses, the Department employs strategies in every domain that go in parallel with the latest research findings in the field of English Language teaching, learning and assessment.
To be the Centre of Excellence for English Language Teaching and Assessment in this Region.
Develop the standard of English Language knowledge and skills of the undergraduates and community at large to connect them to the rest of the world in all their endeavors.
Head of the Department
Dr. S Umashankar
Senior Lecturer in English