Part Ii English - Paper I – Semester I (for Undergraduate Students Admitted from 2008-09

Topics: Interpersonal skills, Communication, Question Pages: 4 (933 words) Published: July 24, 2011

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REVISED Bharathiar University, Coimbatore – 46 Part II English - Paper I – Semester I (For undergraduate students admitted from 2008-09 onwards) Unit 1: Prose 1.1 1.2 1.3 Headache – R.K. Narayan Gettysburg Address – Abraham Lincoln History of Chess – Barbara Mack

Unit 2: Poetry 2.1 2.2 2.3 Satan’s Speech – John Milton The Village Schoolmaster – Oliver Goldsmith The Palanquin Bearers – Sarojini Naidu

Unit 3: Short Stories 3.1 3.2 3.3 The Portrait – Aldous Huxley My God Betrayed Me – Miss Suparna Mam Two Gentleman of Verona – A.J.Cronin

Unit 4: One-act Plays 4.1 4.2 The Never Never Nest – Cedric Mount Refund – Frits Karinthy

Unit 5: Functional Grammar 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 5.5 5.6 5.7 5.8 5.9 Subject-verb Agreement Articles Simple Past and Present Perfect Modals: will, would, shall, should Modals: can, could, may, might Active and Passive Voice Direct and Reported Speech Preposition Countable and Uncountable Nouns

Book Prescribed: Shades of Life: A Multi-skill Course in English by Dr K.M Prabhu, Dr K Revathi and Dr P Bhaskaran Nair Cambridge University Press, Chennai. No.044-28291294


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Bharathiar University, Coimbatore – 46 Part II English - Paper II – Semester II (For undergraduate students admitted from 2008-09 onwards) COMMUNICATION SKILLS - SYLLABUS Objectives of the course • To sensitize students to their communicative behavior • To enable them to reflect and improve on their communicative behavior/performance • To build capacities for self criticism and facilitate growth • To lead students to effective performances in communication Introduction to the course (warm up activities) Unit 1 Listening Skills Types of Listening ( theory /definition ) Tips for Effective Listening Academic Listening- ( lecturing ) Listening to Talks and Presentations Listening to Announcements- (railway/ bus stations/ airport /...
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