Language Laboratory

Language Laboratory

College does not have special language laboratory, however, due care is taken to give in depth knowledge of language through the course - Communication Skills. This course encompasses structural and functional grammar; indexing footnote and bibliographic procedures; reading and comprehension of general and technical articles, precise writing, summarizing, abstracting; Individual and group presentations, impromptu presentation, public speaking and Group discussion. Besides that, in regular teaching process the students are encouraged to express themselves in English language only. To acquaint students with verbal and non-verbal communication and to develop their communication skills various fisheries related informative videos are being regularly shown to the students. The students are also motivated for participation in the English medium Essay competitions, Group discussions and quiz competitions held at various levels i.e. University, District, State and National level. To support this activity, college library has around 25 books and 9 CD ROM’s related to communication skills in English language for the benefit of faculty and students.
The local language of communication is ‘Marathi’ and majority of local fishers/fish farmers access information from College, hence, Marathi language is also given due weightage. College regularly interacts with fishers/fish farmers in Marathi language and undertakes various training programs, workshops in Marathi. The students also participate in various rallies, awareness campaigns in fisheries and therefore, the students are required to have knowledge of local language ‘Marathi’. To help the students, library had around 15 books related to Marathi language. To have awareness of local language, College celebrates ‘Marathi Bhasha Din’ on 27th February, every year. Further, to acquaint fishers/fish farmers/faculty/students with synonyms word in Marathi for the English words of fisheries science related word, a ‘Marathi Dictionary’ has been prepared and will be published shortly, for the use of fisheries fraternity at large.