Unit 1 :
Communication and Communication Processes : Introduction to Communication, Forms and functions of Communication, Barriers to Communication and overcoming them, Verbal and Non-verbal Communication,
Reading : Introduction to Reading, Barriers to Reading, Types of Reading : Skimming, Scanning, Fast Reading, Strategies for Reading, Comprehension.
Listening : Importance of Listening, Types of Listening, and Barriers to Listening.
(Chapter - 1)
Unit 2 :
Verbal & Non-verbal Communication : Use of Language in Spoken Communication, Principles and Practice of Group Discussion, Public Speaking (Addressing Small Groups and Making Presentation), Interview Techniques, Appropriate Use of Non-verbal Communication, Presentation Skills, Extempore, Elocution. (Chapter - 2)
Unit 3 :
Study of Sounds in English : Introduction to phonetics, Study of Speech Organs, Study of Phonemic Script, Articulation of Different Sounds in English. (Chapter - 3)
Unit 4 :
English Grammar : Grammar : Forms of Tenses, Articles, Prepositions, Use of Auxiliaries and Modal Auxiliaries, Synonyms and Antonyms, Common Errors, (Chapter - 4)
Unit 5 :
Writing Skills, Reading Skills & Listening Skills : Features of Good Language, Difference between Technical Style and Literary Style, Writing Emails, Formal and Informal English, Technical Reports : Report Writing : Format, Structure and Types, Letter Writing : Types, Parts, Layouts, Letters and Applications, Use of Different Expressions and Style, Writing Job Application Letter and Resume. (Chapters - 5 and 6)