HS8461- ADVANCED READING AND WRITING Syllabus 2017 Regulation

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HS8461- ADVANCED READING AND WRITING Syllabus 2017 Regulation

HS8461- ADVANCED READING AND WRITING Syllabus 2017 Regulation

HS8461                            ADVANCED READING AND WRITING                      L P T C                                                                                                                             0 0 2 1

OBJECTIVES:
• Strengthen the reading skills of students of engineering.
• Enhance their writing skills with specific reference to technical writing.
• Develop students‘ critical thinking skills.
• Provide more opportunities to develop their project and proposal writing skills.

UNIT I

Reading – Strategies for effective reading-Use glosses and footnotes to aid reading comprehension- Read and recognize different text types-Predicting content using photos and title Writing-Plan before writing- Develop a paragraph: topic sentence, supporting sentences, concluding sentence –Write a descriptive paragraph

UNIT II

Reading-Read for details-Use of graphic organizers to review and aid comprehension Writing-State reasons and examples to support ideas in writing– Write a paragraph with reasons and examples- Write an opinion paragraph

UNIT III

Reading– Understanding pronoun reference and use of connectors in a passage- speed reading techniques-Writing– Elements of a good essay-Types of essays- descriptive-narrative- issue-based-argumentative-analytical.

UNIT IV

Reading– Genre and Organization of Ideas- Writing– Email writing- visumes – Job application- project writing-writing convincing proposals.

UNIT V

Reading– Critical reading and thinking- understanding how the text positions the reader- identify Writing– Statement of Purpose- letter of recommendation- Vision statement

                                                                                                      TOTAL: 30 PERIODS

OUTCOMES:

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

  • Write different types of essays.
  • Write winning job applications.
  • Read and evaluate texts critically.
  • Display critical thinking in various professional contexts.

TEXT BOOKS:

  1. Gramer F. Margot and Colin S. Ward Reading and Writing (Level 3) Oxford University Press: Oxford, 2011
  2. Debra Daise, CharlNorloff, and Paul Carne Reading and Writing (Level 4) Oxford University Press: Oxford, 2011

REFERENCES:

  1. Davis, Jason and Rhonda LIss.Effective Academic Writing (Level 3) Oxford University Press: Oxford, 2006
  2. E. Suresh Kumar and et al. Enriching Speaking and Writing Skills. Second Edition. Orient Black swan: Hyderabad, 2012
  3. Withrow, Jeans and et al. Inspired to Write. Readings and Tasks to develop writing skills. Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, 2004
  4. Goatly, Andrew. Critical Reading and Writing. Routledge: United States of America, 2000
  5. Petelin, Roslyn and Marsh Durham. The Professional Writing Guide: Knowing Well and Knowing Why. Business & Professional Publishing: Australia, 2004

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