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• Skimming the text

• Understanding the gist of an argument

• Identifying the topic sentence

• Inferring lexical and contextual meaning

• Understanding discourse features

• Recognizing coherence/sequencing of sentences

NOTE : The students will be trained in reading skills  using the prescribed text for detailed study.

            They will be examined in reading and answering questions using ‘unseen’ passages which

           may be taken from the non-detailed text or other authentic texts, such as

           magazines/newspaper articles.

Writing Skills :

Objectives

1.

To develop an awareness in the students  about writing as an exact and formal skill

2.

To equip them with the components of different forms of writing, beginning with the lower order ones.

• Writing  sentences

• Use of appropriate vocabulary

• Paragraph writing

• Coherence and cohesiveness

• Narration / description

• Note Making

• Formal and informal letter writing

• Editing a passage

4. TEXTBOOKS PRESCRIBED:

In order to improve the proficiency of the student in the acquisition of the four skills mentioned above, the following texts and course content, divided into Eight Units, are prescribed:

For Detailed study

1.

LEARNING ENGLISH: A Communicative Approach, Hyderabad: Orient Longman, 2006. (Six Selected Lessons)

For Non-detailed study

2.

WINGS OF FIRE: An Autobiography – APJ Abdul Kalam, Abridged version with Exercises, Universities Press (India) Pvt. Ltd., 2004.

A. STUDY MATERIAL:

Unit –I

1.

Astronomy  from LEARNING ENGLISH: A Communicative Approach, Orient Longman,  2005.

2.

Chapters 1-4 from Wings of Fire: An Autobiography – APJ Abdul Kalam, an abridged version with Exercises, Universities Press (India) Pvt. Ltd.,2004

Unit –II

3.

Information Technology  from LEARNING ENGLISH: A Communicative Approach, Orient Longman, 2005.

4.

Chapters 5-8 from Wings of Fire: An Autobiography – APJ Abdul Kalam, an abridged version with Exercises, Universities Press (India) Pvt. Ltd.,2004

Unit –III

5.

Humour  from LEARNING ENGLISH: A Communicative Approach, Orient Longman, 2005.

6.

Chapters 9-12 from Wings of Fire: An Autobiography – APJ Abdul Kalam, an abridged version with Exercises., Universities Press (India) Pvt. Ltd.,2004

Unit –IV  

7.

Environment from LEARNING ENGLISH: A Communicative Approach, Orient Longman, 2005.

8.

Chapters 13-16 from Wings of Fire: An Autobiography – APJ Abdul Kalam, an abridged version with Exercises, Universities Press (India) Pvt. Ltd.,2004

Unit –V

9.

Inspiration from LEARNING ENGLISH: A Communicative Approach, Orient Longman, 2005.

10.

Chapters 17-20 from Wings of Fire: An Autobiography – APJ Abdul Kalam, an abridged version with Exercises, Universities Press (India) Pvt. Ltd.,2004.

Unit – VI

11.

Human Interest  from LEARNING ENGLISH: A Communicative Approach, Orient Longman, 2005.

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