Communication Skills in English

Communication Skills in English

Objective

The certificate course in Communication Skills imparts the basic skills in communicating in English. it attempts to make students confident in using English in day to day interaction in the society and imparts essential skills:

  • To enhance the communication skills in English
  • To speak in English confidently in everyday life
  • To enable to the students to interact in English with standard pronunciation, accent and Intonation
  • To enable the students be able to use English in various life situations

Module I : (10 Hours)

Phonetics I

  • The sounds of RP
  • The English vowels
  • Consonants
  • Diphthongs

Module II : (10 Hours)

Phonetics II

  • Word stress
  • Sentence stress
  • Intonation

Module III : (10 Hours)

English in Everyday Life

  • Greeting people
  • Asking questions
  • Making clarifications
  • Polite requests
  • Requesting and granting permission
  • Expressing gratitude
  • Apologizing
  • Self introduction
  • Introducing people
  • Telephone conversations 

Suggested Readings:

  • Peter Roach English Phonetics and Phonology
  • Daniel Jones The English Pronouncing Dictionary
  • T. BalasubrahmanianA Textbook of English Phonetics for Indian Student
  • Grant Taylor English Conversation Practice
  • A. J. HogeEffortless English