English For All Students of Engineering

English For All Students of Engineering

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  • ISBN : 9789358705843
  • Pages : 448
  • Binding : Paperback
  • Language : English
  • Imprint : S Chand Publishing
  • © year : 2024
  • Size : 6.50*9.25

Price : 399.00 319.20

English is a clear, compact, complete and comprehensive resource manual for the first-year undergraduate degree courses in engineering and technology prescribed by AICTE. The book has been meticulously drafted to cater to the very specific needs of engineering students. The book has been designed as a perfect companion to master the basic essentials of English language, enrich vocabulary, master the usage of words, understanding of sentences, phrases, clauses, sharpen the writing skills and writing practices. An ample number of examples, illustrations and practice exercises will help the students to command the nitty-gritties of language. The art of writing precisely and speaking correctly and confidently has been duly taken care of. PRECISION & CONCISION, CLARITY & COHERENCE are the WEAVING THREADS throughout the book. The book will help them to procure the degree easily and enter the techno-corporate world enthusiastically. The book has been broadly divided into six parts.
I.   Vocabulary Building
II.   Writing Skills  
III.  Identifying Common Errors
IV.  Style of Sensible Writing
V.   Writing Practices
VI.  Oral Communication

UNIT-I: Vocabulary Building

1. The Concept of Word Formation

2. English Words with Foreign Roots

3. Derivatives - Prefixes and Suffixes

Appendix: Practice Tests I

4. Synonyms and Antonyms (with Roots)

Appendix: Practice Tests II

UNIT-II: Basic Writing Skills

1. Techniques for Writing Precisely

2. Sentences, Phrases and Clauses

Appendix: Practice Tests III

3. Importance of Punctuation

4. Techniques and Methods of Paragraph Writing

UNIT-III: Sentence Correction and Identifying Common Errors

Section - A: Errors in the Use of verb (subject-verb agreement)

Section - B: Errors in the Use of Noun-Pronoun

Section - C: Errors in the Use Modifiers/Adjectives

Section - D: Errors in the Use of Articles

Section - E: Errors in the Use of Prepositions

Section - F: Redundancies - Errors in the Use of Superfluous/inappropriate Words

UNIT-IV: Nature and Style of Sensible Writing

1. Describing, Defining and Classifying

2. Examples, Introductions and Conclusions in Communication                   

UNIT-V: Writing Practices

1. Comprehension

2. Precis Writing

3. Essays

UNIT-VI: Oral Communication

1. Listening Comprehension and Pronunciation, Intonation, Stress and Rhythm 

2. Common Everyday Situations and Communication at Workplace

3. Interviews

4. Formal Presentations

This textbook has been designed to meet the needs of all Engineering Students.

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