I. GENERAL INTRODUCTION
Name of the program
Level of Education: University Bachelor
Length of Education: 4 years
Address: Faculty of Foreign Languages, Dai Nam University
Main campus: Dai Nam University, Phu Lam, Ha Dong, Ha Noi.
Second campus: 56 Vu Trong Phung, Thanh Xuan, Ha Noi
The Faculty of Foreign Languages of Dai Nam University is currently offering Professional English Programs for students of the faculty as well as general English training for all students from other departments of Dai Nam University. The faculty also conducts or participates in research projects within the related field.
The Professional English Program has two majors: Business English and Translation/Interpretation English. With the trend of globalization and the position of English as a global language, students graduated from the department have many opportunities of working in different fields such as economics, mass media, journalism that require English in various activities such as translation, interpretation, assistant…
II. EDUCATIONAL GOALS
Along with the development of the university, the Faculty of Foreign Languages strives to improve every aspect to become a leading department in both teaching and research activities. The faculty aims to establish itself as a prestigious and high quality foreign languages training centre domestically and internationally.
Target of the Faculty:
2.1. Training Translation/Interpretation Bachelor. Bachelors of the Department can use English as an effective communication tool and take positions as professional translator/interpreter in the fields of science, economy, technology or social studies. Bachelors are equipped with both profession training and ethics education.
2.2. Training Business English Bachelor. After the graduation, the bachelors of this major will display the comprehension in both English language and business knowledge including Economics, Finance – Banking, Accounting…
2.3. English training (as the compulsory foreign language course) for students from other departments of the university. Students are trained with the fundamental English language knowledge to work in the fields of economy, science and technology.
2.4. English training for students who aim to study abroad or participate in joint education programs with the foreign academic partners of Dai Nam University; English complementary training for students within and outside of the university; IELTS and TOEIC training.
2.5. Outcome requirements
· For English Bachelor:
+ TOEIC : 650
+ TOEFL : 600
+ IELTS : 600
· Bachelors in other fields:
- Bachelors in economic field: TOEIC 450
- Bachelors in technology field: TOEIC 400
- College bachelors: TOEIC 300
III. STRUCTURE OF THE FACULTY
The faculty constantly improves the quality of its cohort of lecturers. All the lecturers of the department graduated from the prestigious domestic or foreign academic institutions. The lecturers are professionals in the respected field with significant experience in teaching foreign languages.
The department is running 02 programs: Professional English
Head of the Faculty – Head of the English Language
Dr. Dang Ngoc Huong
1978: Graduated from Hanoi University of Languages
and International Studies
1986: Post Graduate in Australia
1987: Master Degree from Hanoi University of
Languages and International Studies, Hanoi National
2001: English Teaching Competency Training, Bromley
2010: Ph.D. in Languages Studies
1979 - 1993: Lecturer at the Department of English,
Hanoi University of Languages and International Studies
1994-2012: Deputy Head of the Department of English
and Modern Languages – Hanoi Open University
2013 - now: Head of the Department of Foreign
Languages, Dai Nam University
M.A. Tran Thi Thanh Liem
- Hanoi University, Vietnam
- Beijing Languages University, China
Most of the lecturers of the faculty are trained abroad in England, Australia, the United States, China…, and hold high educational degree and titles such as Main Lecturer, Ph.D, M.A. The rest of the lecturers are studying M.A in academic institutions in Vietnam and other countries. Every year, the faculty holds examinations to employ permanent teachers for the faculty to fulfill the rising workload.
The faculty also invites foreign teachers to give students more opportunities to practice foreign languages.
The faculty usually hosts seminars, conferences, English club, Chinese club, English eloquent competition…to encourage students to be more active and creative in learning.
Annual Christmas party held by the Faculty of Foreign Languages
The 2013 Eloquent Competition in English and Chinese
The Opening Ceremony of the Club of Foreign Languages
Study with foreign teachers
Graduation Ceremony of students of 3rd Term
Students of class English 06-01 participated in the University Establishment Ceremony
Field trip at Vietnam Museum of Ethnology
Meeting with Taiwan students