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English for Engineers

English for Engineers

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  • ISBN : 9789389754339
  • Pages : 200
  • Binding : Paperback
  • Language : English
  • Imprint : Vikas Publishing
  • Size : 6.75" X 9.5"

Price : 195.00 156.00

This textbook caters to the language specific needs of the students pursuing technical and professional courses at UG level. The book encourages a sound enquiry-based approach among the students. It will help them understand the nuances of the language per se and enable them to apply the concepts in real-life situations. The book prescribes a thorough grounding in listening, speaking, reading and writing skills in English language.

  • Deals in the present-day idiom  of English language and includes contemporary readings and listening materials aimed at enriching the students both conceptually and linguistically.
  • Integrates concepts with applications in such a way that learning outcomes are thoroughly experienced
  • Has abundant contemporary examples from the field of Engineering which the students would be able to use adeptly when they enter the industrial workforce

Unit-I Vocabulary Building

Module 1: Listening

Module 2: Word Formation Processes

Module 3: Derived Words

Module 4: Affixation

Module 5: Antonyms & Synonyms

Module 6: Acronyms & Abbreviations

Module 7: Additional Reading & Exercise

Unit-II Basic Writing Skill

Module 1: Listening-Reading Text

Module 2: Sentence Structures

Module 3: Use of Phases and Clauses

Module 4: Importance of Punctuation

Module 5: Organizing Principles of Paragraphs

Module 6: Creating Coherence

Module 7: Techniques of Writing Precisely

Unit-III Identifying Common Errors in Writing

Module 1: Introduction to Errors in Grammar

Module 2: Errors in Subject-Verb Agreement

Module 3: Errors in Noun-Pronoun Agreement

Module 4: Errors in Misplaced Modifiers

Module 5: Errors in Articles

Module 6: Errors in Prepositions

Module 7: Errors due to Redundancies

Module 8: Errors due to Clichés

Unit-IV Nature and Style of Sensible Writing

Module 1: Listening and Reading

Module 2: Literary and Other Kinds of Prose

Module 3: Defining and Describing

Module 4: Classifying

Module 5: Providing Examples and Evidence

Module 6: Writing Introduction and Conclusion

Module 7: Supplementary Reading - Writing

Unit-V Writing Practices

Module 1: Reading

Module 2: Summary Writing

Module 3: Précis Writing

Module 4: Essay Writing

Unit-VI Oral Communication

Module 1: Rudiments of Oral Communication

Module 2: Reading Text

Module 3: Listening

Module 4: Pronunciation, Intonation, Stress and Rhythm

Module 5: Common Everyday Situations: Conversation & Dialogues

Module 6: Communication at Workplace

Module 7: Interview Skills

           Module 8: Formal Presentations

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