FACULTY OF FOREIGN LANGUAGE
I. GENERAL INFORMATION:
The Faculty of Foreign Languages (FFL), founded in 1989, provides two majors, English and International studies.
The program focuses on skills which support the achievement of language performance, such as writing, reading, speaking, and listening, along with general knowledge about international studies.
Those who major in English are offered courses which help them enhance the general knowledge about American Studies, British Studies, American Literature, and British Literature which boost the capacity of their language usage as well as communicative competence.
Selective courses, such as English for Tourism, English for Journalism, and Business English are always available for those who would love to pursue a career relating to those areas and to meet the requirement of the society.
For those majoring in pedagogy, (i.e. after graduation, these students will be working as teachers of English,) the program offers them a variety of chances to equip themselves with knowledge of the arts of education, and of language teaching methodologies, etc.
A modern laboratory with updated facilities is available for students to practice their skills. Students can also benefit from learning and communicating with native English speakers who come to work on campus voluntarily.
Students who graduate from the University of Dalat, majoring in English, will be able to work as teachers of English, interpreters, and translators in most social economical organizations.
Apart from general knowledge provided at school, students majoring in International Studies are provided with opportunities to accomplish and enhance their fundamental knowledge of international studies and specific skills about human, society, international relations, which in turn, boost their capacity in their long run careers.
The program is headed to focusing on specific syllabi such as Western Studies, American Studies, Asian – Pacific Studies, or International Relations.
Those who major in International Studies will be able to serve in international organizations, or in bureaus that concern international relations. In addition, they will be ready to serve in offices relating to international relations in international organizations, governmental or non-governmental organizations, and educational organizations.
II. PROGRAM COURSES:
The DFF offers English and International Studies programs, full time and part time classes.
1. Full time English program
Annually, more than 250 students enroll in the full time English program offered at the FFL. And the number of full time English major students at the DFF is approximately 1000. These students come from all over the country.
2. Part time English program
The FFL offers on and off campus part time (in service) programs to meet the demand of those who wish to equip themselves with a foreign language.
3. Full time International Studies
Annually, about more than 100 students enroll in the full time International Studies program offered by the FFL. The number of full time International Studies major students at the DFF is now approximately 200. These students also come from all over the country.
Teachers working at the FFL carry out a number of studies supporting the cause of learning and teaching languages.
Students are also encouraged to participate in the trend of carrying out scientific studies, making it possible to spread the influence of scientific research to all members of the Faculty, teachers and students.