Diploma in Communicative English

Bharathiar University
In Coimbatore

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Coimbatore
Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, 641046., Tamil Nadu, India
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DIPLOMA IN COMMUNICATIVE ENGLISH
PAPER-I: SPEAKING &WRITING SKILLS -I
OBJECTIVES:
· To equip the students to fair well in the skills of speaking and writing in English (Productive skills) by giving a lot of
excesses in the areas where the students encounter bottleneck and giving grammatical knowledge with regard to
productive skill.
SPEAKING
Unit-I
Introduction and greetings- asking for information- offerings- requisitions- inviting -vocabulary building- asking for
description.
Unit-II
Role-plays in various authentic situations-Debating various points of views- the ability to expression points of view
information gathering activities concerning time, place and personal descriptions- groups and pair discussion
WRITING
Unit-I
English grammar: adjectives, adverbs-conjunctions-interjections- nouns-Prepositions- pronouns- verbs-functional shiftcase,
gender, mood-Number-person- tense- subject-verb agreement- modifiers- pronoun.
Unit-II
Punctuation and mechanics-abbreviations - capitalization-Contractions- dates- indentation-italics, numbers- proofreadingspelling-
symbols.

PAPER-II: LISTENING & READING SKILLS -I
OBJECTIVES:
· To mould the students in the receptive skills of English viz., Listening and Ready by giving practical and context
specific exercises giving importance to grammatical aspect of receptive skills.
LISTENING
Unit-I
Listening process- speaker- hearer-types of listening- transitional listening- -critical listening- recreational listeninglistening
for appreciation- selective listening- intensive listening- extensive listening.
Unit-II
Listening different kinds of spoken text: Announcements- interviews -Group discussions- dialogues- News items.
READING
Unit-I
Definitions of reading- types of reading- oral reading - silent reading - reading process classification of reading-nature of
reading
Unit-II
Reading comprehension- recognition unfamiliar lexical items- explicitly stated information- understanding conceptual
meaning- identifying main points- distinguishing the main ideas- extracting salient points- referencing - scanning specific
location.

PAPER-III: SPEAKING &WRITING SKILLS -II
OBJECTIVES:
· To equip the students in advanced level of productive skills in English by opening opportunities to develop
discourse pattern and rhetorics to the employed in various social context and
· To Linguistics early behave in English.
SPEAKING
Unit-I
Real - life situations through role-playing - interaction with peers - Phonological aspects of language use - pronunciation,
stress and intonation
Unit-II
Introducing oneself and others, narrating events - Making telephonic conversation- Giving instruction- Expressing purposes
and functions- obligation and preferences, Accepting offers and Counseling.
Unit-III
Interpreting advertisements-Presenting one's ideas at meetings and conferences, Making extempore talks-Public speaking-
Body language, Strategic competence.
WRITING
Unit-I
Writing process- rhetoric and composition- forms of discourse-description-exposition-narration-persuasion-sentence
construction, paragraph construction.
Unit-II
writing introductions-Style and language completeness and coherence- sentence variety- structure-abstract/concrete word -
note-taking- formal and informal letters- Expressions of opinions

PAPER-IV: LISTENING & READING SKILLS-II
OBJECTIVES:
· To develop the students in the advanced level of receptive skills in English by creating English environment of
various nature using real life social environment and
· To Linguistically behave in English.
LISTENING
Unit-I
Purpose of listening- discriminative listening-aesthetic listening-efferent listening- critical listening- therapeutic listening
Unit-II
Listening for main ideas- inference- sequences- specific information-Listening comprehension of authentic All India
radiobroadcasts in English- Television New items in English- running commentaries- telephone conversation
READING
Unit-I
Definitions of reading- purpose of reading - classification of reading- skimming- scanning- extensive reading- intensive
reading- effective reading- methods of reading
Unit-II
Reading comprehension of authentic text- time-tables -schedules- advertisements- dialogues- pie-chart- communicative and
decision making activities based on authentic reading materials



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