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Course: English Course: English Cou se: g s Cou se: g s

Code: HU 100 Code: HU 100


SUBIHANAZ SUBIHANAZ SUBIHA NAZ SUBIHA NAZ
COURSE OUTLINE: COURSE OUTLINE: COURSE OUTLINE: COURSE OUTLINE:
Major Topics to be covered:
A brief Introduction to Skills of Language
Book Review
Reading Skills and Comprehension
7 C f C i i 7 Cs of Communication
Formal Writing
Informal Writing
Personal Writing: Letter of application, statement of g pp ,
purpose etc.
El t f S k E li h Elements of Spoken English
Common Problems of Pronunciation and possible
solution
Art of Public Speaking p g
Presentation Skills
Role Plays
Active Listening and Responding skills Active Listening and Responding skills
Writing meeting agenda meeting minutes and managing Writing meeting agenda, meeting minutes and managing
task
Report Writing Report Writing
Argumentative Writing
Case studies in Engineering
LECTURE 1. LECTURE 1.
ABRIEF INTRODUCTION TO SKILLS ABRIEF INTRODUCTION TO SKILLS A BRIEF INTRODUCTION TO SKILLS A BRIEF INTRODUCTION TO SKILLS
OF LANGUAGE OF LANGUAGE OF LANGUAGE OF LANGUAGE
1. Language 1. Language Skills and Skills and Communication: Communication:
a. Key Concepts :
Skill:
The ability to do something or an activity to achieve
a particular goal or task a particular goal or task .
Language:
The system of communication consisting of sounds, words
and grammar.
22. Direction and Method of Communication . Direction and Method of Communication
and Language Skills: and Language Skills: and Language Skills: and Language Skills:
*Input = receptive ( Listening & Reading)
output=productive (Speaking &Writing)
I I . . Listening Skills: Listening Skills:
The ability to receive messages in communication
Create interpersonal relations
Encourage to listen carefully and to respond accordingly
Non-Verbal Non Verbal
Communication
Prepare Yourself
Listen for Ideas
Speaker at Ease
ste o deas
Not Just Words
Listening Skills
Strategies
Speaker at Ease
Listen to the
Tone
Remove
Distractions
Other persons
point of view
Be patient
II. Speaking Skills: II. Speaking Skills: . Spe g S s: . Spe g S s:
Involve more than just pronouncing words Involve more than just pronouncing words
Involve receiving, processing and producing information
Listen to
native
speakers
Read
aloud
Gestures
Speaking
Skills
Strategies
Vocabulary
Examples
Grammar
III: Reading Skills: III: Reading Skills:
Specific ability which enable a reader to mentally interact
with the massage.
Phonic skills and grammatical understanding
Develop comprehension skills like skimming and scanning Develop comprehension skills like skimming and scanning
Encourage us to find information and then respond
accordingly
Previewing
Reading
skills
Strategies
Inference
and
prediction
Scanning
Skimming
IV. Writing Skills: IV. Writing Skills: V. W g S s: V. W g S s:
Put ones thoughts into words in a meaningful way Put one s thoughts into words in a meaningful way
Shows comprehensibility, fluency and creativity in writing
Aim Aim
The reader
Revise and
edit
W iti
edit
Writing
skills
Strategies
Develop
ideas
Format
document
Explain
with
evidences
Structure
References:
English for Electrical Engineering and Computing by g g g p g y
Daniela Mati, Mirjana Kova, Nina Sirkovi
R h P L Skill d C i ti Research Paper on Language Skills and Communication
by Peter Kasanda.