Department of English Language Teaching

The Department of English Language Teaching (DELT) of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura is committed to developing English language proficiency of students in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of Applied Sciences, Faculty of Technology and Faculty of Engineering of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura. Moreover, the DELT provides required professional support to the Faculty of Medical Sciences. Also it stands ever ready to help the students of any other faculty if and when the need arises.

Mr. P. B. Sampath Pushpa Kumara
Head of the Department

Message of the Head

The Department of English Language Teaching offers English courses to the first, second and third year students of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences and the students of the Faculty of Applied Sciences. The mission of the DELT is to give all the students a fair chance to compete with everyone out there in the job market by providing students with the ability to function in English in day-to-day situations, developing confidence in the students with regard to using English. Therefore, the DELT of the university extends its fullest cooperation to produce a global graduate who can successfully meet the global challenges using an excellent command of English while being proud of his or her own culture and language.

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Academic Programs

Diploma in English

The Department of English Language Teaching offers compulsory credit bearing courses to the undergraduates of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences…

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Certificate Course in English

The Certificate Course in English, covering 96 hours is designed for the internal students who have completed the Compulsory English Language…

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Compulsory English Courses

​​The Department of English Language Teaching offers compulsory credit bearing courses to the undergraduates of the Faculty of Humanities…

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Scientific Communication Programme

The English proficiency course offered by the English Language Teaching Unit to the students…

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