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HS8201 TECHNICAL ENGLISH FOR MARINE ENGINEERING – II SYLLABUS 2017 REGULATION

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HS8201 TECHNICAL ENGLISH FOR MARINE ENGINEERING – II SYLLABUS 2017 REGULATION

ANNA UNIVERSITY CHENNAI MARINE SYLLABUS 2017 REGULATION FOR HS8201 TECHNICAL ENGLISH FOR MARINE ENGINEERING – II ENGINEERING SYLLABUS 2017 REGULATION

HS8201 TECHNICAL ENGLISH FOR MARINE ENGINEERING – II SYLLABUS 2017 REGULATION

Anna University HS8201 TECHNICAL ENGLISH FOR MARINE ENGINEERING – II SYLLABUS 2017 Regulation has been revised for the Students who joined in the academic year 2017-2018. So revised syllabus for Anna University Chennai Electrical and electronics engineering syllabus 2017 Regulation is given below. you can download HS8201 TECHNICAL ENGLISH FOR MARINE ENGINEERING – II Regulation 2017 2nd Semester eee Syllabus from the below link. Syllabus 2017 regulation for 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th Semester will be updated shortly and same can be downloaded year as soon as University announces. Anna University 1st year Syllabus Regulation 2017 is given below. HS8201 Syllabus for Regulation 2017 Students can be downloaded here.

 

HS8201 TECHNICAL ENGLISH FOR MARINE ENGINEERING – II                     L T P C                                                                                                                             4 0 0 4

OBJECTIVES:

  • To make learners acquire listening and speaking skills in both formal and informal contexts.
  • To help them develop their reading skills by familiarizing them with different types of reading strategies.
  • To equip them with writing skills needed for academic as well as workplace contexts.
  • To make them acquire language skills at their own pace by using e-materials and language lab components.

UNIT I                                                                                                                        12

Listening – Listening to informal conversations and participating; Speaking – Opening a conversation (greetings, comments on topics like weather) – Turn taking – Closing a conversation (excuses, general wish, positive comment, thanks); Reading – Developing analytical skills, Deductive and inductive reasoning – Extensive reading; Writing – Using „emoticons‟ as symbols in email messages; Grammar – Regular and irregular verbs – Active and passive voice; Vocabulary – Homonyms (e.g. „can‟) – Homophones (e.g. „some‟, „sum‟); E-materials – Interactive exercise on Grammar and vocabulary – Listening to different types of conversation and answering questions.

UNIT II                                                                                                                      12

Listening – Listening to situation based dialogues; Speaking – Conversation practice in real life situations, asking for directions (using polite expressions), giving directions (using imperative sentences), Purchasing goods from a shop, Discussing various aspects of a film (they have already seen) or a book (they have already read); Reading – Reading a short story or an article from newspaper, Critical reading, Comprehension skills; Writing – Writing a review / summary of a story / article, Personal letter (Inviting your friend to a function, congratulating someone for his / her success, thanking one‟s friends / relatives); Grammar – modal verbs, Purpose expressions; Vocabulary – Phrasal verbs and their meanings, Using phrasal verbs in sentences; E-materials – Interactive exercises on Grammar and vocabulary, – Language Lab – Dialogues (Fill up exercises), Recording students‟ dialogues.

UNIT III                                                                                                                     12

Listening – Listening to the conversation – Understanding the structure of conversations; Speaking – Conversation skills with a sense of stress, intonation, pronunciation and meaning – Seeking information – expressing feelings (affection, anger, regret, etc.); Reading – Speed reading – reading passages with time limit – Skimming; Writing -Writing strategies- essay writing; Grammar – Conditional clauses – Cause and effect expressions; Vocabulary – Words used as nouns and verbs without any change in the spelling (e.g. „rock‟, „train‟, „ring‟); E-materials – Interactive exercise on Grammar and vocabulary

UNIT IV                                                                                                                      12

Listening – Listening to a telephone conversation, Speaking- Role play practice in telephone skills – listening and responding, -asking questions, -note taking – passing on messages, Role play and mock interview for grasping interview skills; Reading – Reading the job advertisements and the profile of the company concerned – scanning; Writing – Applying for a job – cover letter – résumé preparation – vision, mission and goals of the candidate; Grammar – Numerical expressions – Connectives (discourse markers); Vocabulary – Idioms and their meanings – using idioms in sentences; E-materials – Interactive exercises on Grammar and Vocabulary – Different forms of résumés- Filling up a résumé / cover letter; Language Lab – Telephonic interview – recording the responses – e-résumé writing.

UNIT V                                                                                                                       12

Listening – Viewing a model group discussion and reviewing the performance of each participant – Identifying the characteristics of a good listener; Speaking – Group discussion skills – initiating the discussion – exchanging suggestions and proposals – expressing dissent/agreement – assertiveness in expressing opinions – mind mapping technique; Reading – Note making skills – making notes from books, or any form of written materials – Intensive reading; Writing – Checklist – Types of reports – Feasibility / Project report – report format – recommendations / suggestions – interpretation of data (using charts for effective presentation); Grammar – Use of clauses; Vocabulary – Collocation; E-materials – Interactive grammar and vocabulary exercises – Sample GD – Pictures for discussion, Interactive grammar and vocabulary exercises; Language Lab – Different models of group discussion.

TOTAL : 60 PERIODS

OUTCOMES: Learners should be able to

  • Speak convincingly, express their opinions clearly, initiate a discussion, negotiate, argue using appropriate communicative strategies.
  • Write effectively and persuasively and produce different types of writing such as narration, description, exposition and argument as well as creative, critical, analytical and evaluative writing.
  • Read different genres of texts, infer implied meanings and critically analyse and evaluate them for ideas as well as for method of presentation.
  • Listen/view and comprehend different spoken excerpts critically and infer unspoken and implied meanings.

TEXT BOOKS:

  1. NP. Sudharshana, C. Savitha. ENGLISH FOR TECHNICAL COMMUNICATION Cambridge University Press, 2016.

REFERENCES:

  1. Anderson, Paul V. Technical Communication: A Reader-Centered Approach. Cengage. New Delhi. 2008
  2. Muralikrishna, & Sunita Mishra. Communication Skills for Engineers. Pearson, New Delhi. 2011
  3. Riordan, Daniel. G. Technical Communication. Cengage Learning, New Delhi. 2005
  4. Sharma, Sangeetha & Binod Mishra. Communication Skills for Engineers and Scientists.PHI Learning, New Delhi. 2009
  5. Smith-Worthington, Darlene & Sue Jefferson. Technical Writing for Success. Cengage, Mason USA. 2007
  6. EXTENSIVE Reading (Not for Examination) http://owl.english.purdue.edu

TEACHING METHODS:

  • Lectures and activities conducted individually, in pairs and in groups like individual writing and presentations, group discussions, interviews, reporting, etc.
  • Long presentations using visual aids
  • Listening and viewing activities with follow up activities like discussions, filling up worksheets, writing exercises (using language lab wherever necessary/possible) etc

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