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The course covers all the areas of grammar necessary for the undergraduate students of engineering sciences. This includes topics such as reading/writing/listening comprehension, note taking, summarizing, report writing, along with elements of grammar and vocabulary. The course is designed for self-study, where participants will be required to solve regular quizzes and assignments, and can also be used as an add-on to classroom teaching.   

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Topics

1.

  1. Listening/Reading Comprehension
  2. Dictation
  3. Notemaking

2.

  1. Using words in context
  2. Use of formal expressions and usages
  3. Formal presentations (organizing data and slide preparation)

3.

  1. Skimming through the text
  2. Scanning

4.

  1. Grammar
  2. Introduction to elements of academic writing
  3. Report Writing
  4. Resume writing
  5. Project Proposal writing

UG/Elective


  1. Oxford Advanced Learners’s Dictionary. 8th edition, 2013.
  2. Martin Hewings. Advanced Grammar in Use. Cambridge University Press, 2013.
  3. Michael Swan. Practical English Usage. 3rd ed. OUP, 2005.
  4. John Seely. The Oxford Guide to Effective Writing and Speaking. OUP, 2005.


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