English – II (HMCS1023)

[vc_row el_class=”inner-body-content” css=”.vc_custom_1666769845494{padding-top: 30px !important;padding-bottom: 20px !important;}”][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text=”COURSE OBJECTIVES” use_theme_fonts=”yes” css=”.vc_custom_1666769834643{margin-top: 0px !important;}”][vc_column_text]The course aims to upgrade the written, verbal & non-verbal communication skills of the Electrical Engineering students from an intermediate to advanced level. It will also focus on introducing the basic writing skills affiliated to research, to help them in writing research papers for the contemporary Engineering courses. It also aims to inculcate confidence and groom their personality so that they can aim at executive level jobs. The career focus of this course is to build the combination of language and interpersonal skills needed to work independently, to lead teams effectively, and become customer focused and result oriented in their approach. Special emphasis is also laid on developing individual and group effort through virtual and real-life trainings, presentations, projects and research, especially towards developing their leadership qualities and the ability, to improve team functioning and team output for the benefit of their company. Consequently, this course helps students to become good and effective communicator. The objectives are to be achieved through understanding by design (UbD). Interactive sessions of the students for communication skills followed by assessment with defined rubrics are arranged.[/vc_column_text][vc_custom_heading text=”COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES (CLO)” font_container=”tag:h3|text_align:left” use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_column_text]CLO: 1. Comprehend basic communication skills to achieve communicative competence for their professional career. (Level: C2)
CLO: 2. CLO:2. Reduce reader-oriented technical documents that support effective work place atmosphere.(Level: C3)
CLO: 3. Present such verbal, non-verbal and written techniques and personality grooming traits which cater the requirements of the corporate sector. (Level: A2)
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  1. What is a Communication
    • Elements of Communication
    • Communication Cycle
    • Barriers to Communication
  2. Paragraph Writing / Essay Writing and 7C’s of Communication
    • Kinds of Paragraphs / Essays
    • Ways to Develop a Proper Beginning, Middle and Ending of Essay
    • 7C’s of Communication
  3. Correction of Sentences and Question Tags
    • General rules of correction
    • Uses and Forms of Question Tags
    • Procedure adding a Question Tag
  4. Paraphrasing
    • Paraphrasing, Summarizing & Quoting
    • Uses of Paraphrasing
    • Characteristics of a good Paraphrase
    • Methods of Paraphrasing
    • Practice Session
  5. Precis Writing
    • Rules for Precis Writing
    • Examples / Precis writing sessions
  6. Verbal & Non-Verbal Communication: Strategies and Activities
    • Group Discussions / Asking Questions
    • Brainstorming
    • Interviewing
    • Small group communication
  7. Report Writing
    • Importance of Reports
    • Formal & Informal Report Writing, Difference & Parts
    • Informal Report Writing Practice Sessions
  8. Curricula Vitae-& Resume
    • Introduction
    • Difference between CV & Resume
    • General Format
    • Types
    • Template
    • Optional Features
    • Samples
  9. Minutes of Meeting
    • Introduction
    • Meeting minutes Format
    • Common Problems while taking Minutes of a Meeting
    • Solution of Problems
    • Sample Minutes of a Meeting
  10. Writing Memorandum
    • Introduction
    • Audience and Purpose
    • Format
    • Sample Memo
  11. Job Application Materials
    • Formats of Letter Writing
    • Job Application Letter, Acceptance, Follow-up, and Recommendation Letters
    • Examples and Practice Sessions
  12. Business Writing
    • Business Writing Styles
    • Business Emails
    • Tenders and Quotations
    • Billing and Invoicing
    • Personal Documents
    • Common Writing Errors
  13. Presentations Skills
    • Individual & Group Presentation
    • Teaching Presentation as a Skill
    • Presentation strategies
    • Defining the objective, scope and audience of the presentation
    • Material gathering and material organization strategies
    • Time management
    • Opening and Concluding
    • Delivery and presentation.
    • Project Work on Power Point Presentations

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