FOUNDATION COURSE IN ENGLISH-1 (FEG-01)
Programme: BDPl2011-12 Course Code: FEG-01 Dear Student,
You are required to do one assignment for the Foundation Course in English-01. It is a Tutor Marked Assignment (TMA) and carries 100 marks. It covers four blocks of the course. Aims: The TMA is primarily concerned with assessing your proficiency in English. You should not reproduce chunks of information from the passage(s) but effectively use the skills of reading and writing that you may have acquired during the course of study to compose your answers. These assignments aim to teach as well as to assess your performance. Guidelines: You will be required to answer the questions on reading comprehension, vocabulary, grammar and composition. For the question on transcribing phonetically, you may consult an appropriate dictionary.
As in day-to-day life, planning is important in attempting the assignment as well. Read the assignment carefully; go through the units on which the questions are based; jot down some points regarding each question and then re-arrange them in a logical order. In the essay-type answer, pay attention to your introduction and conclusion. The introduction must tell you how to interpret the given topic and how you propose to develop it. The conclusion must summarize your views on the topic. Make sure that your answer: a) is logical is written in simple and correct English b) does not exceed the number of words indicated in your questions c) is written neatly and clearly. d) Please remember that it is compulsory to submit your assignment before you can take the Term End Examination. Also remember to keep a copy of your assignment with you and to take a receipt from your Study Centre when you submit the assignment. Last Date for Submission of Assignment: For June Examination For December Examination Good Luck! Note: Remember the submission of assignment is precondition of permbsion of appearing in eramination. Ifyou have not submitted the assignment in time you will not be allowed to appear in mumination.
Foundation Course in English - 1 (FEG-01) Assignment
Course Code: FEG-01 Assignment Code: FEG-1ITMA12011-12 Max. Marks: 100 Read the passage and answer the questions that follow:
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International cricket sensation Sachin Tendulkar has joined forces with UNICEF to get Indian children to wash their hands for better health and hygiene as part of the first ever Global Handwashing Day held on 15" October. Tendulkar was featured in a public service announcement that was broadcast in 14 languages on television channels across the country to build support for the campaign targeting students in more than six million schools across India. "Having a celebrity of this stature, who is instantly recognizable to cricket fans not only in India but around the world, will help us mobilize millions of young people," said Karin Hulshof, UNICEF representative in India. "Lending free-ofcharge his image to promote handwashing with soap will undoubtedly save many children's lives." The Indian campaign is part of a global movement uniting millions of children in 52 countries across five continents as part of the International Year of Sanitation 2008. Nearly half of the world's population, or 2.6 billion people, do not have access to adequate sanitation. This dire situation has widespread implications on human health, child survival, economic productivity and pollution of living spaces and water resources. Washing hands with soap is one of the most cost-effective health measures to prevent diarrhea, the second biggest killer of children in India. Proper handwashing can red= diarrheal cases by 47 per cent and acute respiratory illness by 30 per cent. This campaign highlights the need to wash hands with soap before meals and after defecation. Human excreta is the essence of the sanitation challenge. One gram of...