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Admission 2024
Santhome Institute of Indian and Foreign Languages (SIIFL)2023-09-12T15:01:04+05:30

About Us

Santhome Institute of Indian and Foreign Languages (SIIFL), the part of St. Thomas College (Autonomous), Thrissur offers two types of language training programmes. SIIFL offers Cert. TESOL certification by Trinity College, London in collaboration with Cochin International Language Academy (CILA). Teach English anywhere in the world with a certificate in teaching English to speakers of other languages. The Trinity Cert. TESOL is offered by CILA, Kerala and validated by Trinity College, London.

SIIFL also offers Linguaskill and CAE by Cambridge University. Cambridge has developed and produced the most valuable range of qualifications for learners and teachers in English in the world. Over 5 million people in 130 countries take these exams every year. Around the world, over 20,000 universities, employers, government ministries, and other organizations rely on these exams and qualifications as proof of English language ability.

SIIFL this year onwards offers opportunity for learning different foreign languages on campus. Learning any language means having confidence to communicate and access a lifetime of enriching experiences and opportunities. With right support, learning a language is an exhilarating journey. SIIFL is the right place to fulfill the dream of every language lovers. We are there with learners, every step of the way.

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  • Qualified and experienced Cambridge English Trainers
  • Access to the authentic learning materials
  • JEC is an authorized exam centre for Cambridge
  • Highly experienced foreign language trainers with many years of exposure with native speakers in abroad
  • Interaction with native speakers during the training
  • Advanced language lab facility
  • Assisting certification formalities for French and German
  • Admission open to all public

Cambridge English

  •  Accepted Globally in countries like; UK, Australia, Canada, China, Italy, India etc.
  •  Accepted Globally by top Multinational corporations like; Procter & Gamble. HSBC, Astra Seneca, World Health Organisations, ZTE Corporation, Bank of America, Cognizant as well as education institutions, Universities and business schools
  •  Accepted for all categories of UK Visa Applications
  •  Give our students work-focused English Language skills
  •  Help them access the very best job opportunities
  •  Access outstanding support, training and teaching materials
  •  20,000 organizations worldwide trust Cambridge English Exams

Contact Us

Dr. Flergin Antony, Asst. Professor Dept. of  English Ph: +91 9488092857

Dr. Viju M.J, Asst.Professor Dept. of English Ph: +91 9446760383

St. Thomas College (Autonomous) Thrissur, Kerala 680001 Email: Ph : 0487 2420 435

SIFL Faculty

Italian Faculty
1.  Rev. Dr. Demin Tharayil

Experience: 7 years in Italy, Rome (5), Vicenza (2), Pontifical Oriental Institute.

2.  Rev. Fr. Francis Kuthoor

Experience: Total 15 years in Jerusalem & Rome,

Studium Bibilicum, Francescanm University, Jerusalem (5),

Santha Croce University (3), Antionianum University, Ventimiglia, Rome (7).

German Faculty
1. Rev. Dr. Joy Puthur

Experience: 10 years in Germany, Goethe Institute, Stuttgart, Akademie Klausenhof,Hamminkein.

2. Ms. Agnes Poulose

Experience: 42 years in Vienna, Austria,

Certification in German, AHS Matura, Vienna.

Courses Offered

  1. Cambridge English
    1. TESOL: Trinity College London
    2. Linguaskill
    3. CAE-Cambridge English: Advanced
    4. IELTS- International English Language Test System
  2. Foreign Languages
    1. German
    2. French
    3. Italian
    4. Portuguese
    5. Japanese
    6. Chinese
    7. Arabic
    8. Syriac
    9. Sanskrit
    10. Hindi
    11. Malayalam

Courses Scheduled

Day 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. 2 p.m. to 04 p.m.
Monday French A1 Lower(60hrs)
Tuesday Italian A1(60hrs)
Wednesday German A2 Lower (60hrs) German A1 Lower (60hrs)
Thursday IELTS (3months)
Friday French A2 Lower (60hrs)
Saturday PET B1 (40hrs) FCE B2 (60hrs)
Sunday CAE C1 (80hrs)

Fee Structure

Courses Fees Courses Fees
French 8500 Portuguese 8500
German  8500 Japanese 12500
Italian  8500 IELTS   10500
CAE C1  12500 FCE B2  8700
PET 5700 FoundationCourses  5000

SIFL Faculty

French Faculty
1. Rev. Dr. Sajan Pindiayan.

Experience: 11 years in France, Picardi, North France (3 years)

Catholic University of Paris, Paris (8 years).

2. Ms. Karishma Mary Kavalakat

Experience: 5 years in teaching French

Graduate in French Main, St. Teresa’s College, Ernakulum.

Cambridge English Faculty
1.  Dr. Usha Menon

Cambridge English Trainer for B1, B2, C1 & C2.

2. Ms. Sajini Samuel

Cambridge English Trainer for A1, A2, B1, B2 & C1.

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Inspirational Words

“A different language is a different vision of life.” Federico Fellini “If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his own language, that goes to his heart.” Nelson Mandela “Learn a language, and you’ll avoid a war”. – Arab Proverb “To have another language is to possess a second soul”. ‒ Charlemagne “A foreign language is like a frail, delicate muscle. If you do not use it, it weakens”. – Jhumpa Lahiri “The limits of my language are the limits of my world”. ‒ Ludwig Wittgenstein “A new language is a new life”. – Persian Proverb

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