The course aims to upgrade the spoken and written English of the Electronic Engineering students from an intermediate to advanced level, and to help them overcome their fear of public speech. It will also focus on introducing the basic research skills and writing skills affiliated to research, to help them in writing research papers for the contemporary Engineering courses. It also aims to inculcate confidence and to 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 to become customer focused and result driven 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.
COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES (CLO)
CLO: 1. Demonstrate intermediate to advanced level English language skills extending from the Freshman English I course.
CLO: 2. Exhibit an enhanced ability in the general verbal and non-verbal English language Communication Skills which can support real life Electronic engineering settings requiring team work and leadership skills.
CLO: 3. Demonstrate basic research skills and writing skills affiliated to research, to help them in writing research papers for the contemporary Engineering courses.
CLO: 4. Display such supporting language techniques and personality grooming which cater to the requirements of the corporate sector.
CLO: 5. Make connections between the text, their own lives, and a variety of media.