Advance Diploma in Functional English

Guru Nanak Dev University
In Amritsar

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Important information

Typology Diploma
Location Amritsar
  • Diploma
  • Amritsar

Where and when
Starts Location
On request
Amritsar, Punjab, Punjab, India
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Starts On request
Amritsar, Punjab, Punjab, India
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Course programme

The Guru Nanak Dev University's Faculty of Languages offers Advance Diploma in Functional English course to its students. The course structure for it is as follows:

Unit-I : An Introduction to Print Media
- Print Media and Communication
- Definition of Communication
- Scope of Communication : Its purpose and forms

Unit-II : Reporting
- Sources of Information
- Distinguishing Factual News Reporting from Interpretative and
- Analytical Reporting

Unit-III : Investigate Journalism
- Writing the Questions
- Reporting from Interviews – Format, Style and Content

Unit-IV : Writing News Stories
- Essentials of News Writing the Headlines – the Leads – the Body and Conclusion-the Art and Skills of writing for Different Purposes.

Unit-V : Areas in News Reporting
- Reporting Obituaries, Weather, Sports, Science, Business, Art and Culture, Education, Agriculture, Fashion, Community Service etc.

Unit-VI : The Reader
- Understanding the Reader

Unit-VII : Feature Writing
- Defining a Feature (a lyric in prose) – the Crafts of Feature Writing – Distinguishing a Feature from other Forms of Newspaper / Magazine Writing – Researching before Writing – Titles and Leads – Packaging a Feature with interest, Humour, Pictures and other Ingredients – Areas for Feature Writing (middles, reviews) – Freelancing and Feature Writing.

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