The Post Graduate Department of English, St Agnes College (Autonomous), Mangaluru organised a workshop on 22 July 2022 on “English for Specific Purposes”. Ms Anna Una Crasta, Assistant Professor, made the opening remarks on the need and relevance of this workshop.

The workshop was conducted in two sessions. The first session was handled by Mr Brian Fernandes, Director, Spearhead Media Pvt. Ltd. He spoke about the importance of media and media skills. His session included several ideas like the working of mass media and its influence on the world.

The second session was by Mr Mahesh Nayak, Executive Editor,Mangalore Today. This address was all about news reporting. Mr Nayak’s session was all about news reporting – from its structure, the way news is collected and the final publishing too.

Dr Malini Hebbar, the convenor of the workshop, planned the workshop to offer to the students a hands-on experience to gain new and practical information. The resource persons Mr Fernandes and Mr Nayak were apt professionals to train the M.A. English students understand and develop skills of language application in the industry. The workshop concluded with a vote of thanks proposed by Ms Pooja of II MA English.