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UNIT I SHARING INFORMATION RELATED TO ONESELF/FAMILY& FRIENDS
Reading- short comprehension passages, practice in skimming-scanning and predicting- Writing- completing sentences- - developing hints. Listening- short texts- short formal and informal conversations. Speaking- introducing oneself - exchanging personal information - Language development- Wh- Questions- asking and answering-yes or no questions- parts of speech. Vocabulary development-- prefixes- suffixes- articles.- count/ uncount nouns.
UNIT II GENERAL READING AND FREE WRITING
Reading - comprehension-pre-reading-post reading- comprehension questions (multiple choice questions and /or short questions/ open-ended questions)-inductive reading- short narratives and descriptions from newspapers including dialogues and conversations (also used as short Listening texts)- register- Writing – paragraph writing- topic sentence- main ideas- free writing, short narrative descriptions using some suggested vocabulary and structures –Listeningtelephonic conversations. Speaking – sharing information of a personal kind—greeting – taking leave- Language development – prepositions, conjunctions Vocabulary developmentguessing meanings of words in context.

UNIT III GRAMMAR AND LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT
Reading- short texts and longer passages (close reading) Writing- understanding text structure- use of reference words and discourse markers-coherence-jumbled sentences Listening – listening to longer texts and filling up the table- product description- narratives from different sources. Speaking- asking about routine actions and expressing opinions. Language development- degrees of comparison- pronouns- direct vs indirect questions- Vocabulary development – single word substitutes- adverbs.
UNIT IV READING AND LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT
Reading- comprehension-reading longer texts- reading different types of texts- magazines Writing- letter writing, informal or personal letters-e-mails-conventions of personal email- Listening- listening to dialogues or conversations and completing exercises based on them. Speaking- speaking about oneself- speaking about one’s friend- Language development- Tenses- simple present-simple past- present continuous and past continuous- Vocabulary development- synonyms-antonyms- phrasal verbs
UNIT V EXTENDED WRITING
Reading- longer texts- close reading –Writing- brainstorming -writing short essays – developing an outline- identifying main and subordinate ideas- dialogue writing-Listening – listening to talks- conversations- Speaking – participating in conversations- short group conversations-Language development-modal verbs- present/ past perfect tense - Vocabulary development-collocations- fixed and semi-fixed expressions

TEXT BOOKS:
1. Board of Editors. Using English A Coursebook for Undergarduate Engineers and Technologists. Orient BlackSwan Limited, Hyderabad: 2015
2. Richards, C. Jack. Interchange Students’ Book-2 New Delhi: CUP, 2015.
REFERENCES
1. Bailey, Stephen. Academic Writing: A practical guide for students. New York: Rutledge,2011.
2. Comfort, Jeremy, et al. Speaking Effectively : Developing Speaking Skills for BusinessEnglish. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge: Reprint 2011
3. Dutt P. Kiranmai and RajeevanGeeta. Basic Communication Skills, Foundation Books: 2013
4. Means,L. Thomas and Elaine Langlois. English & Communication For Colleges. CengageLearning ,USA: 2007
5. Redston, Chris &Gillies Cunningham Face 2 Face (Pre-intermediate Student’s Book & Workbook) Cambridge University Press, New Delhi: 2005
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