The National Webinar on “Acquiring Proficiency in English, Written and Oral” took place on July
15, 2020 at D.A.V Centenary College, Faridabad. It was organised by Department of English under
the guidance of our honourable officiating Principal Dr. Savita Bhagat who addressed the audience
and shared her views about importance of English language in modern world.

Professor Deepti Gupta Nee Dhamija, the Chairperson of Department of English and Cultural
studies and Dean, Alumni Relations at Panjab University, Chandigarh was invited as a Key note
speaker.. She is a Senior ILETS examiner ( Certified and trained by IDP, Australia), RELO – Access
Trainer ( Trained by RELO), etc. She is an expert in many other areas including ELT. She stressed
on various issues in teaching and learning English Language and shared many innovative ideas and
applications which can be used to acquire proficiency in English language. She also focused on
varieties in English Language that is revolving around the world by quoting the numerous

Professor Aparna Vivek who is heading the Department of Languages and Haryanvi
Culture at CCSHAU, hisar was invited as a Guest of Honour. She is entrusted with the job of
conducting refresher courses for the faculty of State Agricultural Universities and ICAR institutes
from all over India. She is a Joint Director in many training programmes organised by Directorate
of Human Resource Management. She delivered her talk on significance of sounds in Spoken
English and how anyone can acquire a good command in English language in a very short duration
of time. She also discussed about RP, the standard form of British English Pronunciation. Questions
of the Faculties, Research Scholars, and other participants who joined from Delhi, Haryana, Punjab,
Hyderabad and other corners of India were answered through the virtual platform by the resource
persons in an interactive way.

At the end of the webinar, our respected Principal Dr. Savita Bhagat
extended a very hearty vote of thanks to the Guest of Honour and the Resource Person who took out
their valuable time from their busy schedule and shared the vast knowledge with all the participants.
She also thanked all the participants and the organising secretaries of the webinar Mrs. Sonia, Mr.
Saroj Kumar and Mr. Shivam Jhamb for their great contribution in the success of this productive