Institute of Modern Languages
Certificate in English Proficiency
CEP is a certificate course for people interested in improving their general proficiency in English. Morning classes are held twice on weekends. The 14-week CEP program primarily focuses on productive and receptive skills i.e. speaking, writing, reading, and listening, and then it makes some reference to business or occupational English. Special emphasis is given on enhancement of vocabulary and competence in grammar. Certificates are awarded upon satisfactory completion of the course. Levels: Pre-intermediate & Advance
Certificate in French Proficiency
IML also offers an 14-week certificate course in the contemporary French language. The weekend morning classes of the CFP program are usually composed of students of NSU as well as interested learners from outside the University. Certificates are awarded on satisfactory completion of the course. Levels: Elementary & Intermediate
Certificate in Spanish Proficiency
CSP is an 14-week non-credit course for both NSU students and learners from institutions and organizations. Special emphasis is given on the spoken form of the language. Certificates are awarded upon satisfactory completion of the course. Classes are held on Friday and Saturday mornings. Levels: Elementary & Intermediate
Certificate in German Proficiency
NSU students and learners from outside can enroll in CGP which is a short course in basic German. Classes are held between 10am and 12pm on weekends. Certificates are awarded upon satisfactory completion of the course. Levels: Elementary & Intermediate
Certificate in Bangla (Bengali) Proficiency
CBP is a certificate course for foreigners interested in developing or improving their communicative ability in Bangla. The 14-week CBP program primarily focuses on the speaking and listening skills in Bangla. Special attention is given to enhancement of useful vocabulary. Certificates are awarded upon satisfactory completion of the course. Levels: Elementary & Intermediate
Certificate in Japanese Proficiency
CJP is an 14-week non-credit course for both NSU students and learners from outside. Special emphasis is given on the spoken form of the language. Certificates are awarded upon satisfactory completion of the course. Classes are held on weekend mornings. Levels: Elementary & Intermediate
Certificate in Arabic Proficiency
CAP is a non-credit short course in spoken Arabic. Certificates are awarded upon satisfactory completion of the course. Classes are held on Friday and Saturday mornings. Levels: Elementary & Pre-intermediate
For information about admission, tuition etc, please call IML at 8852000 ext: 2012 (11am – 12pm, weekdays) or Cell: 01819 00 778 and 01771 799 423
IML launched its Lecture Series in Spring 2011.
The Series, which is a combination of Discourse I and Discourse II presentations, is part of NSU’s attempt at academic innovation since 2010.
IML Discourse I
IML Discourse II
IML Discourse II is a series of academic presentations relating to language, language behavior and communication in general.
Encourage faculty research and presentation
Spring 2011 –
University teachers (of any discipline) with research interest in language, language behavior or communication in general
IML Discourse II, Panini, and the Media
IML Discourse II complements the publication of Panini – the academic journal of the English Department at North South University.
Faculty members and researchers who contribute in Panini discuss their work in the Discourse II presentations.
The Series allows the NSU faculty to present their work to larger and diverse audiences through the assistance of the NSU website and the media.
The Series is also open to researchers and teachers of disciplines other than linguistics (e.g. psychology, journalism, ELT etc.) who have studied language, language behavior or communication in general.
IML Discourse II invites presenters from other universities at home and abroad too.Expression of interest
Teachers/researchers interested to share their experiential knowledge/research may express their interest to Head, IML. Please write to firstname.lastname@example.org. Telephone: 8852000 ext: 2008.
The Institute organizes weekend seminars where IML and English Department faculty discuss matters relating to language, ELT etc with students to motivate further exploration of the issues taught in the mainstream programs. The Spectrum Seminars can be attended by students of other universities too.IML Spectrum Seminars
The Institute also offers language workshop events to the students of the University to motivate them to learn foreign languages. The workshop sessions are conducted by appropriately qualified and experienced instructors and have been very successful in assisting students to opt for the right languages from a wide range of choices. The sessions are open to all students at NSU.
The IML has a Research and Information Team (RIT) composed of a group of meritorious students with research interest in language and related issues.
Guided by the IML director, the RIT members extend their assistance to the following:
Speakers and presenters of IML Spectrum Seminars and Discourse events
Faculty members of NSU undertaking research projects where language issues are addressed.
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