Department of English had organized Faculty Development Programme on Communication skills and Body Language in Higher Education and Nuances of Research and Research Methodology. The Resources persons were Dr P. Sartaj Khan Principal Al Ameen Arts, Science and Commerce College and Prof N G Narasimhan Associate Professor Department of English Vijaya Evening College. Participants were from MS Ramaiah College, BEL First Grade College, Vijaya College, National College, Al Ameen College, Crescent College , JUU etc. .,The programme was a great success enabling the participants define research problem, developing an approach to research problem , selecting a suitable research design, and make aware the participants about latest trends in discipline specific research. Communicative approach to classroom teaching , empowering the participants to develop their communicative abilities that play a fundamental role in training competent future professionals in varied work place environments. All the sessions were knowledgeable and objective oriented.