Good communication skills are very indispensable for the success of any professional. The English language has become essential in the lives of young people who aspire to advance their careers anywhere in the world. Language learning is not the same as learning any other subject. It is not confined to writing an examination and getting a degree and award. The four skills of reading, writing, listening, speaking have to practiced. Being able to communicate well is the most important factor when seeking a placement in a company or institution. Communication involves one’s ability to listen carefully so as to grasp the meaning and to respond in turn with apt words and clarity of pronunciation. In this respect language laboratory plays an important role. Language lab makes the student efficient in speaking English so that when ever all the students will face the job interviews they can face it with lots of courage and confidence.
OBJECTIVES: – The objectives of language lab of IDEAL INSTITUTE of ENGINEERING are to develop and refine the language skills of our students. It has its own software packages for training the student. Our language lab focuses on the production and practice of sounds of language and familiarizes the students with the use of English in everyday situation. It really helps the students cultivate the habit of reading passages from the computer monitor. It helps them to learn better pronunciation through stress on word accent, intonation and rhythm. It really makes the student efficient to face the interview, group discussion and public speaking. It makes them understand the proper use of computer in resume preparation, report writing, format making. Language lab of iie increases the confidence of each and every individual student.
IIE has constructed laboratories for each and every of its academic department. The language labs of this renowned institution are equipped with the most advanced and the sophisticated technologies that inspire the student to work harder in the lab. Depending on the number of the student’s intake, the authorities of this institution has arranged few more innovative products. Our language lab in houses advanced computer system and creative products such as digital multimedia control, head sets, micro phones and the interactive response control which are very useful for students learning languages for communication. The laboratory provides a facility which allows the student to listen to model pronunciation, repeat and record the same listen to their performance and compare with the model and do self assessment.
The language of IIE has been divided into two parts:-
- Interactive communication skills Lab
- Phonetics Lab
Interactive communication skills Lab
This lab has been equipped with ultra modern audio-visual tools. The activities range from as basic interactive situation as in informal introduction to formal presentation. It includes other activities like GD, debates& personality development. In fact, this lab helps students improve their skills in public speaking, debates & role plays. Confidence self-esteem and assertiveness which are the mandatory things for engineering professional, this lab really makes the each and every individual student expert enough.
The phonetics lab has 34 systems with language software in the domains of pronunciation, connected speech and business English. The objective of the phonetics lab is to train students and their pronunciation. The computer-aided language software will help them immensely. After the inputs are given by the teacher’s students practice speech sounds and patterns. Regular practice in the helps them to overcome many of the drawbacks they encounter while speaking. So in this respect language lab plays a very crucial and a key role for the personality progress of the student.