Linguistics is concerned with the nature of language and communication. It deals both with the study of particular languages, and the search for general properties common to all languages or large groups of languages. The Language Research Group of Villa College focuses its research on addressing the latest issues in Language and linguistics both English and Dhivehi. Researchers working in the areas of Linguistics and English Language are:

Group Members

Mr. Ahmed Yasir (Acting Leader)
Moosa Manik
Aminath Suha
Fathimath Warda
Zahra Mohamed
Ahmed Yameen


One of the research currently being undertaken by the Language Research group is on the order of teaching the Dhivehi alphabet. (writing and sound production).