HS8381-INTERPERSONAL SKILLS/LISTENING&SPEAKING Syllabus 2017 Regulation

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HS8381-INTERPERSONAL SKILLS/LISTENING&SPEAKING Syllabus 2017 Regulation

HS8381-INTERPERSONAL SKILLS/LISTENING&SPEAKING Syllabus 2017 Regulation

HS8381              INTERPERSONAL SKILLS/LISTENING&SPEAKING                L T P C
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OBJECTIVES:

The Course will enable learners to:
• Equip students with the English language skills required for the successful undertaking of academic studies with primary emphasis on academic speaking and listening skills.
• Provide guidance and practice in basic general and classroom conversation and to engage in specific academic speaking activities.
• improve general and academic listening skills
• Make effective presentations.

UNIT I

Listening as a key skill- its importance- speaking – give personal information – ask for personal information – express ability – enquire about ability – ask for clarification Improving pronunciation – pronunciation basics taking lecture notes – preparing to listen to a lecture – articulate a complete idea as opposed to producing fragmented utterances.

UNIT II

Listen to a process information- give information, as part of a simple explanation – conversation starters: small talk – stressing syllables and speaking clearly – intonation patterns – compare and contrast information and ideas from multiple sources- converse with reasonable accuracy over a wide range of everyday topics.

UNIT III

Lexical chunking for accuracy and fluency- factors influence fluency, deliver a five-minute informal talk – greet – respond to greetings – describe health and symptoms – invite and offer – accept – decline – take leave – listen for and follow the gist- listen for detail

UNIT IV

Being an active listener: giving verbal and non-verbal feedback – participating in a group discussion – summarizing academic readings and lectures conversational speech listening to and participating in conversations – persuade.

UNIT V

Formal and informal talk – listen to follow and respond to explanations, directions and instructions in academic and business contexts – strategies for presentations and interactive communication – group/pair presentations – negotiate disagreement in group work.

                                                                                                     TOTAL : 30 PERIODS

OUTCOMES:

At the end of the course Learners will be able to:

  • Listen and respond appropriately.
  • Participate in group discussions
  • Make effective presentations
  • Participate confidently and appropriately in conversations both formal and informal

TEXT BOOKS:

  1. Brooks,Margret. Skills for Success. Listening and Speaking. Level 4 Oxford University Press, Oxford: 2011.
  2. Richards,C. Jack. & David Bholke. Speak Now Level 3. Oxford University Press, Oxford: 2010

REFERENCES

  1. Bhatnagar, Nitin and MamtaBhatnagar. Communicative English for Engineers and Professionals. Pearson: New Delhi, 2010.
  2. Hughes, Glyn and Josephine Moate. Practical English Classroom. Oxford University Press: Oxford, 2014.
  3. Ladousse, Gillian Porter. Role Play. Oxford University Press: Oxford, 2014
  4. Richards C. Jack. Person to Person (Starter). Oxford University Press: Oxford, 2006.
  5. Vargo, Mari. Speak Now Level 4. Oxford University Press: Oxford, 2013.

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