Communication Skills - [2110002]


Teaching Scheme

Tutorial Practical Total
2 0 2 4

Examination Scheme

Theory Examination Practical Examination Total
ESE (E) PA (M) ESE Viva (V) PA (I)
70 30 30 20 150

    ESE = End Semester Examination, PA = Progressive Assessment

Course Type   

Syllabus Content

Definition and Process of Communication, Kinesics, Paralinguistics, Proxemics, Chronemics
Defining the Purpose of Presentation, How to Make an Effective Presentation: Analyzing audience and locale, Organizing content and preparing an outline
Hearing and Listening, Types of Listening, Barriers to Effective Listening, Traits of a Good Listener
Introduction, Reading Strategies, Techniques of reading, Developing Reading Comprehension
Paragraph writing (Application Que), Business Letters (Application Que), Report Writing (Application Que), Completion of a Given Story (Application Que), E-mail etiquettes

Reference Books

SrTitleAuthorPublicationAmazon Link
1Vibrant English Hyderabad: Orient BlackSwan   
2Business Communication: Making Connections in a Digital WorldLesikar R V, Flatley M E ,Rentz K and PandeyTATA McgrowHill   
3Communication SkillsKumar S and Lata POxford University Press   
4A Communicative Grammar of EnglishLeech, Geoffrey and Jan SvartvikPearson Education   

Course Outcome

1. To know the process of communication and its components.
2. To improve the language skills i.e. Listening Skills, Speaking Skills, Reading Skills and Writing Skills (LSRW).
3. Construct basic and intermediate skills in English language.
4. To enhance phonetic competence, comprehension skills, presentation skills, group discussion skills etc.
5. To create literature sensibility and learn life skills through it.
6. To build confidence for communicating in English and create interest for the life-long learning of English language.