Faculty of Social Sciences and Technology (FSST)
CENTRE FOR LANGUAGE AND COMMUNICATION STUDIES (CLCS)

DEPARTMENT OF MODERN AND CLASSICAL LANGUAGES

Academic Team Leader: Dr. Teresa Otieno

MA Michel de Montaigne, France) P.G Degree(Toulouse le Mirail, France), PhD (Michel de Montaigne, France)

The Modern Foreign Languages Unit is divided into three major sections:

  1. French/German for General Purposes
  2. French/German for Specific Purposes (ESP)
  3. Exam Preparation Courses

GOALS:

To produce the highest quality scholarly work through training, research and mentorship in French and German Studies.

To develop innovative French and German short courses that will meet the needs of learners both within and beyond the University and maintain and enhance the University’s reputation as a leading scholarly institution.

To generate revenue for the University through research, training and related activities in French and German Studies.

 

STAFF

Anne Wafula

Sila Mboha

Mr Damien Abong’o

Harriet Olulo

Moses K Mutulis

Margaret Gathigia

 

At the Centre for Language and Communication Studies (CLCS) students can expect to acquire greater awareness of and appreciation of communication skills and other cultures; develop proficiency in a target language and a basic understanding of its linguistic structure; gain a deeper understanding of textual analysis and literary genres, styles, and periods; engage with current scholarship; and prepare themselves to participate in a global society.

Career Prospects

Graduates from the Centre have an opportunity to be gainfully employed and practice as language educators, translators and interpreters, and sign language interpreters.