WBUT HU-101

This page consists of the study materials of WBUT 1st semester syllabus of HU-101 (English Language & Technical Communication) of the year 2010. Firstly the syllabus:

PAPER CODE: HU 101

CONTACT: 2L

CREDIT: 2

PAPER NAME:
ENGLISH LANGUAGE & TECHNICAL COMMUNICATION

A. ENGLISH LANGUAGE GRAMMAR: [5L]

*   Correction of Errors in Sentences

*   Building Vocabulary

*   Word formation

*   Single Word for a group of Words

*   Fill in the blanks using correct Words

*   Sentence Structures and Transformation

*   Active & Passive Voice

*   Direct & Indirect Narration

(MCQ Practice during classes)

B. READING COMPREHENSION:

*   Strategies for Reading Comprehension [1L]

*   Practicing Technical & Non Technical Texts for Global/Local/Inferential/Referential comprehension; [3L]

*   Precis Writing

C. TECHNICAL COMMUNICATION [5L]

*   The Theory of Communication –Definition & Scope

*   Barriers of Communication

*   Different Communication Models

*   Effective Communication (Verbal / Non verbal)

*   Presentation
/ Public Speaking Skills
(MCQ Practice during classes)

D. MASTERING TECHNICAL COMMUNICATION

*   Technical Report (formal drafting) [3L]

*   Business Letter (formal drafting) [4L]

*   Job Application (formal drafting) [3L]

*   Organizational Communication [3L]

*   Group Discussion –Principle & Practice [3L]

E. DEVELOPING READING COMPREHENSION SKILL:

a)
Developing Reading Skill through Non Technical (Literary) Texts


(See Recommended Book 5)

1. The Thief by Ruskin Bond

2. The Open Window by Saki

3. Marriage is a private
Affair by Chinua Achebe

4. The Moon in the Earthen
Pot by Gopini Karunakar

b)
Developing Reading Skill through Radio Commentary, Technical Texts and Case
Studies (Refer to


Recommended Book 1.)

* Freedom by G. B. Shaw (Radio Commentary)

C) Guiding students for Intensive & Extensive Reading( See Recommended Book 1

MARKS SCHEME (Written Examination)

Total Marks 70

1. 10 Multiple Choice Questions(Communication & Eng.Language-Vocabulary & Syntax)

[Marks 10]

2. Short Questions & Precis writing on unseen passages [Marks 15 (10+5)]

3. 3 Essay type Questions on Technical Communication (Technical Report / Business Letter / Job

Application / Organizational Communication etc,) [Marks 45 (15*3)]

MARKS SCHEME (Internal Examination)

Total Marks 30

1. Attendance [Marks 5]

2. Testing Speaking Ability [Marks 5]

3. Testing Listening Ability [Marks 5]

4. 2 Unit Tests [Marks 15]

BOOKS — RECOMMENDED:

1. Board of Editors: Contemporary Communicative English for
Technical Communication

Pearson Longman,2010

2. Dr. D. Sudharani: Manual for English Language Laboratory Pearson Education (W.B. edition), 2010

3. Technical Communication Principles and Practice by Meenakshi Raman, Sangeeta Sharma( Oxford Higher Education )

4. Effective Technical Communication by Barun K.Mitra( Oxford Higher Education )

5. V. Sashikumar (ed.): Fantasy- A Collection of Short Stories Orient Black swan (Reprint 2006)

References:

6. Thakur: Syntax Bharati Bhawan , 1998

Guidelines for Course Execution:

Objectives of the Course: This Course has been designed

1.
1.  To impart advanced skills of Technical Communication in English through Language Lab. Practice Sessions to 1st Semester UG students of Engineering &Technology.

2.   2.   To enable them to communicate confidently and competently in English Language in all spheres. Desired Entry Behaviour:

The students must have basic command of English to talk about day-to-day events and experiences of life.

Comprehend Lectures delivered in English.

Read and understand relevant materials written in English.

Write grammatically correct English.


Short storied included in the syllabus are (click to open):

1.   The Thief by Ruskin Bond

2.   The Open Window by Saki

3.   Marriage is a private Affair by Chinua Achebe

4.   The Moon in the Earthen Pot by Gopini Karunakar

  1. #1 by floottpharo on May 15, 2013 - 10:28 am

    было полезно почитать, забавное мнение

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