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The software consisting of the prescribed topics elaborated above should be procured and used.
Clarity Pronunciation Power – part II
Oxford Advanced Learner’s Compass, 7th Edition
DELTA’s key to the Next Generation TOEFL Test: Advanced Skill Practice.
Lingua TOEFL CBT Insider, by Dreamtech
TOEFL & GRE( KAPLAN, AARCO & BARRONS, USA, Cracking GRE by CLIFFS)
The following software from ‘train2success.com’
Preparing for being Interviewed,
English in Mind, Herbert Puchta and Jeff Stranks with Meredith Levy, Cambridge
6. Books Recommended:
Effective Technical Communication, M. Ashraf Rizvi, Tata Mc. Graw-Hill Publishing Company Ltd.
A Course in English communication by Madhavi Apte, Prentice-Hall of India, 2007.
Communication Skills by Leena Sen, Prentice-Hall of India, 2005.
Academic Writing- A Practical guide for students by Stephen Bailey, Rontledge Falmer, London & New York, 2004.
English Language Communication : A Reader cum Lab Manual Dr A Ramakrishna Rao, Dr G Natanam & Prof SA Sankaranarayanan, Anuradha Publications, Chennai
Body Language- Your Success Mantra by Dr. Shalini Verma, S. Chand, 2006.
DELTA’s key to the Next Generation TOEFL Test: Advanced Skill Practice, New Age International (P) Ltd., Publishers, New Delhi.
Books on TOEFL/GRE/GMAT/CAT by Barron’s/cup
IELTS series with CDs by Cambridge University Press.
Technical Report Writing Today by Daniel G. Riordan & Steven E. Pauley, Biztantra Publishers, 2005.
Basic Communication Skills for Technology by Andra J. Rutherford, 2nd Edition, Pearson Education, 2007.
Communication Skills for Engineers by Sunita Mishra & C. Muralikrishna, Pearson Education, 2007.
Objective English by Edgar Thorpe & Showick Thorpe, 2nd edition, Pearson Education, 2007.
Cambridge Preparation for the TOEFL Test by Jolene Gear & Robert Gear, 4th Edition.
Technical Communication by Meenakshi Raman & Sangeeta Sharma, Oxford University Press.
DISTRIBUTION AND WEIGHTAGE OF MARKS:
Advanced Communication Skills Lab Practicals:
1. The practical examinations for the English Language Laboratory practice shall be conducted as per the University norms prescribed for the core engineering practical sessions.
2. For the English Language lab sessions, there shall be a continuous evaluation during the year for 25 sessional marks and 50 End Examination marks. Of the 25 marks, 15 marks shall be awarded for day-to-day work and 10 marks to be awarded by conducting Internal Lab Test(s). The End Examination shall be conducted by the teacher concerned with the help of another member of the staff of the same department of the same institution.