Department of French


History

The Department of French was started, the same year when the college was established in 1955.  Since its inception the heads of the department who ably managed and lead the department were;

Ms. Savithri Nair

Ms. Jasmine Verma

Ms. Fathima Niyas 

Ms. Shantha Kumari

Ms. Vidya R. Rao rendered service to the institution for 3 decades.

At present the Department is headed by Ms. S.Malarvizhi, she is serving the institution since 2004.           


Curriculum structure

 

S.No

Semester

Paper

Title

Sub Code

No of hours

Credits

Total*Marks

1

 

I

French Paper I

 

Français de base – I

*I LF(4)

 

6

3

100

 

 

2

II

French Paper II

 

Français de base - II

*II LF(4)

 

6

3

3

III

French Paper III

 

La Civilisation française

III LF(4)

 

4

3

4

IV

French Paper IV

 

La Littérature française

*IV LF(4)

 

6

3

 
 

Staff Profile

Staff Details

   NAME : S. MALARVIZHI.,M.A.
DESIGNATION : ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
DATE OF JOINING    : 09 / 08 / 2004
DATE OF RETIREMENT : 2035 
YEARS OF EXPERIENCE : 10 years 08 months

POSITIONS HELD

  • Member of the Academic Council.

ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Board of Studies member in French in the University of Madras, Women’s Christian College,Queen Mary’s College.
  • Member of the Examination Committee of the College from May 2010 to May 2014

NO OF PAPERS PRESENTED

: 02

Student Achievements

Intercollegiate Competitions


Year

Venue

Name

Class

Event

Place

 

 

 

 

 

 

2012 – 2013

 

 

 

 

Ethiraj College
For Women

V. Vaishnavi

II yr B.Sc
Psychology

Poetry Recitation

I

Zainab &
Batul K. Dalal

I yr B.Sc IDD

T- Shirt designing

I

Farah Fathima,
Tasneem Fathima
Sathira Sabana

III yr B.Sc
IDD

Collage

I

V. Vaishnavi
Namritha
Madhumitha

II yr
II yr
III yr B.Sc
Psychology

Quiz

I

Namritha
Madhumitha

II yr
III yr B.Sc
Psychology

Proverbes

II

Our College won the overall shield at Ethiraj College

Loyola College

V. Vaishnavi

II yr B.Sc
Psychology

Chanson

I

V. Vaishnavi
Namritha

II yr B.Sc
Psychology

Quick Compréhension

I

V. Vaishnavi
Namritha

II yr B.Sc
Psychology

Jeu de Pendu

II

Swathy Priya

II yr B.A English

Mots croisés
& Creative Writing

III

Year

Venue

Name

Class

Event

Place

 

 

 

 

 

 

2013 – 2014

 

 

 

 

 

Ethiraj College
For Women

V. Vaishnavi
Namritha &
Gayathri H.

III yr B.Sc
Psychology
III yr BSc
Adv. Zoology

Quiz

I

Hadhiba Mohideen

II yr B.Sc Psychology

Photography

II

Amra Noor
Afra Amatullah

II yr B.Sc
Psychology

Crossword

III

Viswa Priya
Reshma

Afra Amatullah

I yr B.Sc ND
II yr B.A English
II yr B.Sc
Psychology

Pictionary

III

 

 

Loyola College

V. Vaishnavi

Gayathri H.

III yr B.Sc
Psychology
III yr B.Sc
Adv. Zoology

Devinettes

 

Quiz

I

 

III

Zainab &
Batul K. Dalal

II yr B.Sc IDD

Collage

I

Fouzia Ziauddin

I yr B.SC IDD

Creative Writing

I

V. Vaishnavi

III yr B.Sc
Psychology

Chanson

II

Sarah Peter

I yr B.Sc
Adv. Zoology

Crossword

III

 

 

Patrician College

Laahira Khyroon
Khatija Ayesha

II yr B.Sc Psychology

Photography

I

Shafia Ayesha
Fauzia Ziauddin

I yr B.Sc
IDD

Quick Comprehension

Mémoire

I

 

II

V. Vaishnavi

III yr B.Sc
Psychology

Solo Song

II

Amra Noor
Hadhiba Mohideen

II yr B.Sc
Psychology

Spell Bee

II

 

 

Stella Maris
College

V. Vaishnavi

III yr B.Sc PSychology

Poetry Recitation &
Singing

II

Amra Noor

II yr B.Sc PSychology

Crossword

II

 

 

 

V. Vaishnavi

Gayathri H.

Vishvapriya

III yr B.Sc PSychology
II yr B.Sc
Adv. Zoology
I yr B.Sc ND

 

Dumb Charades

 

I

Afra Amatullah
Amra Noor
Namritha

II & III yr B.Sc Psychology

 

Treasure Hunt

 

I

Shafia Ayesha
Fauzia Ziauddin

I yr B.Sc
IDD

Collage

I

Our College won the overall shield at Stella Maris and 2nd overall at Ethiraj College

Year

Venue

Name

Class

Event

Place

 

 

 

 

 

 

2014– 2015

 

 

 

 

 

Ethiraj College
For Women

Fouzia Ziauddin
Sarah Peter

Nikath Afrose

II yr B.Sc IDD
II yr B.Sc Adv.Zoology
I yr B.Sc
Mathematics

Quiz

I

Shahira
Shafeeya Shifana

I yr B.Sc IDD

Collage

I

Ghiassunissa

II yr B.Sc Mathematics

Memoriser

III

 

Stella Maris
College

Fouzia Ziauddin
Sarah Peter

Gayathri H.

II yr B.Sc IDD
II yr &
III yr B.Sc Adv.Zoology

 

Quiz

 

II

Sarah Peter
Lavanya

II yr B.Sc Adv. Zoology

Devinez qui

I

Shafia Ayesha
Fauzia Ziauddin
Akshaya S.

II yr B.Sc
IDD
I yr B.A Pol.Science

Surprise event

III

Dr. M.G.R. Janaki College

S. Akshaya
Sameena Siraj

I yr B.A Political Science

 

Spell Bee

 

II

 

Inter departmental Competitions


Year

Name

Class

Event

Place

 

 

 

 

2012-2013

V. Vaishnavi
A. Namritha
Afra Amatullah

B.Sc Psychology

 

 

Quiz

 

I

Farah Fathima
Nazia Nausheen
Deepika K.

B.Sc IDD

B.Sc ND

 

II

Swathy Priya
Reshma
Thaseen Fathima

B.A English

 

III

V. Vaishnavi

B.Sc Psychology

 

Crossword

I

A. Namritha

B.Sc Psychology

I

Aasiya Ansari

B.Sc Mathematics

II

Swathy Priya

B.A English

III

Aasiya Ansari

B.Sc Mathematics

 

Creative Writing

I

Swathy Priya

B.A English

II

 

 

 

 

2013 – 2014

 

Ghiassunissa
Aasiya Ansari
Amra Noor

B.Sc Mathematics

B.Sc Psychology

 

 

 

Quiz

 

I

Vishwa Janani
Vishvapriya
Fouzia Ziauddin

B.A Pol. Science
B.Sc ND
B.Sc IDD

 

II

Gayathri H.
Lavanya
Sarah Peter

B.Sc Adv.
Zoology

 

III

Fouzia Ziauddin
Sarah Peter
Aasiya Ansari

B.Sc IDD
B.Sc Adv. Zoology
B.Sc Mathematics

 

Creative Writing

I
II
III

 

Aasiya Ansari
Izzat Humera
Ghiassunissa

B.Sc Mathematics
B.Sc Psychology
B.Sc Mathematics

 

Poetry
Recitation

I
II
III

 

 

 

2014 – 2015

Aasiya Ansari
Izzat Humera
S. Akshaya

B.Sc Mathematics
B.Sc Psychology
B.A Pol. Science

 

Poetry
Recitation

I
II
III

Shagufta Masrath
Thasmia Fathima

B.Com

 

Collage

I

Yuva Priya
M.Sakina

B.Sc IDD

II

Barka
Zainab Merhaba

B.Sc IDD

III

Aasiya Ansari
Amra Noor
Reshma

B.Sc Mathematics
B.Sc Psychology
B.A English

 

 

Quiz

 

I

Vishwa Janani
Ranjana
S. Akshaya

 

B.A Political
Science

 

II

Fouzia Ziauddin
Vishvapriya

B.Sc Home
Science

III

 

 

inter-collegiate competitions

Year

Venue

Name

Class

Event

Prize

2007 - 2008

Loyola

Thahira Shireen
Joanna Noel

II ND
II Psychology

What’s the good word

III

Komal U. Gupta
Mehbooba Farhana

II ID

Collage

II

2008 – 2009

Hindustan College

Nafisa Shireen

II Adv. Zoology

Poetry Recitation

III

2009 – 2010

Ethiraj College

Shirin Farzana
Nickathara
Ishwarya

II ID

II Biochemistry

Collage

I

Batul
P.Saranya
Shamundeeswari

I B.Com

I Adv. Zoology

Collage

III

Iffat Sumia

II Biochemistry

Creative Writing

I

Ishwarya
Iffat Sumia
Arshida Amatullah

II Biochemistry

II Psychology

Quiz

I

College won overall SECOND Place 

Loyola College

Shirin Farzana
Nickathara

II ID

Collage

I

Iffat Sumia

II Biochemistry

Jumbled Proverb

I

2010 – 2011

Ethiraj College

Iffat Sumia

III Biochemistry

Creative Writing

II

Iffat Sumia
Hajira Suman

III Biochemistry
I Int.Design

Crossword

I

Tasneem Fathima
Farah Fathima

I Int. Design

Collage

I

Arshida Amatullah
Iffat Sumia
Shamundeeswari

III Psychology
III Biochemistry
I Adv. Zoology

Quiz

I

Sarah Adam Sait
Sathira Sabana

I B.Com
I Int. Design

Cuisine

II

Anuja Sundar

I Eng. Literature

Jeu de mémoire

III

College won overall FIRST Place

Loyola College

Arshida Amatullah
Iffat Sumia

III Psychology
III Biochemistry

Quiz

I

Iffat Sumia

III Biochemistry

Creative Writing Jumbled Proverbs

I

Tasneem Fathima
Farah Fathima

I Int. Design

Collage

II

 

 

Ayesha Fathima
Sarah Adam Sait

I Int. Design
I B.Com

Dumb Charades

II

2011 – 2012

Ethiraj College

Vaishnavi V.

I Psychology

Chanson solo

I

Madhumitha S.
Vaishnavi

II Psychology
I Psychology

Quiz

I

Fathima Farah
Tasneem Fathima

II ID

Collage

I

Sarah Adam Sait
Sathira Sabana

II B.Com
II B.Sc ID

Cuisine

I

Anuja Sundar

II Eng. Literature

Creative Writing

I

Fathima Farah

II Int. Design

Jeu de mémoire

III

Loyola College

Vaishnavi

I Psychology

Chanson solo

I

Fathima Farah
Tasneem Fathima

II ID

Collage

I

Madhumitha S.
Aafreen

II Psychology
I Adv. Zoology

Quiz

I

Anuja Sundar

II Eng. literature

Creative Writing

III

 
 

Inter department

Year

Name

Department

Event

Prize

2007 – 2008

Thahira Shireen
Joanna Noel

II CND
II Psychology

Creative Writing

I
II

Badhrunissa
Nafisa Shireen
K. Humera Begum
Fathima Sabir Patanwala

I Adv. Zoology

II B.Com

Crossword

I
II
III
III

2008 – 2009

Arshida Amatullah
A. Aabida
Khudsia Banu

I Psychology
I ND
I ND

Creative Writing

I
II
III

M. Badhrunissa
Iffat Sumia
Arshida Amatullah

II Adv. Zoology
I Biochemistry
I Psychology

Crossword

I
II
III

2009 -2010

Nusrath Ayesha
M. Juwairiah
A.Aabidha

I B.Com
II Corporate Economics
II ND

Creative Writing

I
II
III

Iffat Sumia
Arshida Amatullah
S. Hameem

II Biochemistry
II Psychology
II B.Com

Crossword

I
II
III

2010 – 2011

Anuja Sundar
Nusrath Ayesha

I English Literature
II B.Com

Creative Writing

I
II

Hajira Suman & Farah Fathima
Ayesha Fathima & Sathira Sabana
M. Aarthi & H. Hina Hajira

I Int. Design
II Adv. Zoology
II PBPB

Crossword

I
II
III

2011 – 2012

Arifa Faizia & Nazia Nausheen
Farah Fathima & Tasneem Fathima
Madhumitha Sriram & Varsha Vardhini

I Int. Design
II Int. Design
II Psychology

Collage

I
II
III

 

Madhumitha Sriram & Varsha Vardhini
Deepika

Vaishnavi &Namritha
Tamilarasi

Hajira Suman & Fathima Farah

II Psychology
I ND

II Psychology
II Biochemistry

II Int. Design

Quiz

I

 

II

III

 

 
 

Activities

2014 – 2015

The events of the department commenced with the Association Meeting on 7th August 2014. Dr. Varalkshmi Anandkumar, Associate Professor & Head, Department of French at Queen Mary’s College was the guest speaker. She gave a lecture on “La vie quotidienne et la culture de la France et l’Inde”

A workshop on the topic « L’apprentissage du FLE – une approche globale » was conducted on 23rd February 2015.

The workshop was organized targeting the student group, to give them an insight on various facets of language learning and to motivate them to pursue higher studies in the language. It was inaugurated by Dr. Chitra Krishnan, Head, Department of French and other foreign languages, University of Madras. There were four sessions;

1. Comment maitriser la grammaire? (How to master grammar) The Resource Person for this session was Dr. Thirumurugan, Asst. Professor, Department of French, Pondichery University,

2. Comment réussir à l’orale? (How to improve spoken skill in French) The Resource Person was Dr. Radhika Madhavan, Head, Department of French, Anna Adarsh College for Women, Chennai

3. La civilization pour un apprentissage global (Civilisation - for an overall learning) The Resource Person was Dr. Adeline Albert, Head, Department of French, Ethiraj College for Women, Chennai

4. La technologie dans l’apprentisage du FLE (Technology in learning a foreign language) The Resource Person was Dr.Durga Devi, Asst. Prof, Department of French and foreign languages, Loyola College, Chennai

The guest for the valedictory was Dr. Chandrika Unni, Retd Professor, Department of French, Pachaiappa’s College, Chennai

Result analysis

 

S.No

Semester and Year

Number Appeared

Number Passed

Percentage of pass

Distinction

1.

November 2007

58

54

95.2

21

2.

April 2008

57

45

83

5

3.

November 2008

76

68

88

19

4.

April 2009

73

71

96.5

13

5.

November 2009

66

64

97

30

6.

April 2010

65

63

97

17

7.

November 2010

61

58

95.5

21

8.

April 2011

61

59

97

11

9.

November 2011

82

82

100

27

10.

April 2012

80

79

99

27

11. October 2012 79 77 97.4 25
12. April 2013 82 72 87.8 14
13. October 2013 90 87 96.6 37
14. April 2014 89 82 92 15
15. October 2014 93 91 97.8  
 
 

Rank Holders

 
 

Year

S. No

Name

Department

Rank(University Rank)

2007 – 2008  1 Ayesha Nabeela English Literature II 
2 Solomi T. Chawang English Literature III
2008 – 2009 1 Nazlun Sitara Human Science I
2 Nazneen Farid N. B.Com II
3 Shabnam Jawahar Biochemistry III
4 N.C. Yasmin B.Com V
5 Salma Sulthana English Literature VI
6 Barvin Banu English Literature IX
7 K. Ruhi Farhad English Literature X

(Rank under Autonomy)

2009 -2010 1 Thahira Shireen CND I
2 R. Maya ND II
3 Mehbooba Farhana ID III
4 Fathima Shela Nigar B.Com I
5 Aakila Begum B. Com II
6 Rubeena Thaseen B. Com III
2010 – 2011 1 Nafisa Shireen Adv. Zoology I
2 K. Humera Begum B.Com I
2011- 2012 1 L. Vijetha Mathematics I
2 Iffat Sumia Biochemistry II
3 Aabidha A.  CND III
4 Wasifa Begum B.Com I
5 Jubina S. B.Com II
6 Nafisath Najma B.Com III
2012- 2013 1 Shamundeeswari B.Sc Adv. Zoology I
2 Raziya Sulthana B.Sc Psychology II
3 Aarthi  B.Sc Adv. Zoology III
4 S.Hameem B.Com I
5 Nusrath Ayesha B.Com II
6 Nasrin Fathima B.Com III
2013- 2014 1 Anuja Sundar B.A English I
2 Fathima Farah Fahim B.Sc IDD II
3 Hajira Suman B.Sc IDD III
4 Suganya Devi B.Sc Biochemistry III
5 Sarah Adam Sait B.Com I
6 Sanju A. B.Com II
7 Yasmeen B.Com III
2014- 2015 1 V. Vaishnavi B.Sc Psychology I
2 Safiya Sulthana B.Sc ND II
3 A. Namritha B.Sc Psychology III
4

Zenab Hakimuddin

Sham
B.Com I
5 Rukiya M. B.Com II
6 Ghousiya Nisha B.Com III
 
 

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