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English Department

Vision

To facilitate the department as a center of academic excellence, professional knowledge, specialized skills, and research in English studies

Mission

Undergraduate Programme

  • To train students in communication skills in English

  • To initiate students with blended learning in line with 21st century skills

  • To strength their ability to analyze all forms of literary expression

  • To prepare them for career readiness skills and higher education

Postgraduate Programme

  • To provide students to develop a holistic understanding of language and literature in English

  • To expose students with research culture and create spaces to extend their subject knowledge in the world of research

  • To equip them for career opportunities with regard to the local needs

Our Department provides English Language foundation courses for all students at Myeik University. Foundation English courses are taught with the primary aim of enabling students to read and write in English and to communicate in English effectively. We also aim to develop the students’ competence in reporting, presenting and writing up their research projects in English. Moreover, we intend to develop the 21st century skills, namely
communication, critical thinking, problem-solving, collaboration, creativity and innovation skills .For students and for 250 students who specialize in English. The Undergraduate Course focuses on literature and communication skills and the Master Course offers deeper insights into areas such as linguistics, semantics,  stylistics and teaching methodology.
Students have opportunities to develop language skills by
participating in: impromptu talk competitions, debate and
singing clubs, round table discussions, essay writing competitions and the independent listening Laboratory.

Daw Thet Ni Associate Professor(Head)
MA



Contact Address

E-mail:thetnieng@myeikuniversity.edu.mm,                                thetni.thetni72 @gmail.com

Education

  • 1995, B.A. (Hons) (Eng) from Yangon University

  • 2001, M.A. (Eng) from Yangon University

Work Experience

  • From December 2019 to present, Associate Professor& Head of English Department, Myeik University, Myeik.

  • From December 2016 to November 2019, Lecturer, English Department, East Yangon University, Thanlyin Township.

  • From July 2014 to November 2016, Lecturer, English Department, Maubin University, Maubin.

  • From February 2010 to June 2014, Lecturer, English Department, East Yangon University, Thanlyin Township.

  • From February 2008 to January 2010, Assistant Lecturer, English Department, Dawei University, Dawei.

  • From July 2005 to January 2008, Assistant Lecturer, English Department, University of Foreign Languages, Yangon.

  • From February 2004 to June 2005, Tutor, English Department, University of Foreign Languages, Yangon.

  • From July 2002 to February 2004, Tutor, English Department, Sittwe University, Sittwe.

  • From April 2000 to July 2002, Tutor, English Department, East Yangon University, Thanlyin Township.

  • From October 1997 to March 2000, Tutor, English Department, Kyimyintaing College.

Writing Local Research Journal

-Investigating Students’ Paragraph Writing Skills through Process Writing Approach, August, 2019, East Yangon University Research Journal, Vol.6, No.2

-Empowering Reluctant Student Writers through a Class Newspaper, March, 2020, Myeik University Research Journal, Vol. 11, No. 1

-Developing Students’ Writing Ability by Using Activities of Writing to Learn Approach, September, 2020, Myeik University Research Journal, Vol. 11, No.2

Research and Educational Activities

  • In 2001, attended Cyber English in Yangon University

  • In 2003, attended New Dynamic English Cascade in Sittwe University

  • From 14 February to 4 March in 2005, attended Special Teachers Training Programme in English Language in Singapore-Myanmar Training School in Yangon.

  • From 15 July to 16 August in 2013, attended English Language Training Programme for Teacher Leaders in Myanmar in Singapore.

  • From 18 November to 29 November in 2013, Cascading English Language Training Programme for Teacher Leaders in Myanmar at National Centre of English Language in Yangon University.

  • From June to July in 2020, Giving training to Post graduate students and part-time Tutors/Demonstrators from respective Departments for Online English Proficiency Course (Pre-Intermediate) via Zoom Application and Google Classroom Platform in Myeik University. 

English’s Activities

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