Effective Communication in English

Rationale behind the Course

1. The course aims to improve the speaking skills of the learner in English and until he or she becomes capable of using the language easily and effectively in real life especially when situations demand it.

2. It intends to equip the learners with sufficient language as far as possible to handle certain academic and social situations in Life. It will instill confidence in the learners and make them come out of their shackles and respond to the situations in English better.

3. The course also aims to show the learner that the art of speaking a foreign language does not lie merely in its substantial grasp of the theory of that language but in its merging with the speaker’s confidence or positive attitude, which alone can produce successful performance.

Suggested Topics:

  • Listening and distinguishing sounds
  • Vowels and Consonants
  • Pronunciation of individual words with varying sound patterns
  • Pronunciation drills
  • Voice Practice
  • Imparting orthographic & phonetic alphabet
  • Parts of speech
  • Words building
  • Making short sentences
  • Direct and indirect speech
  • Degree of comparison
  • Dialogue writing and enacting roles in pairs/groups
  • Greeting / salutation
  • Brief self Introduction and introducing others
  • Excepting and declining an Invitation
  • Making Requests
  • Excepting and declining an offer of help
  • Giving and Refusing Permission
  • Advising someone to do and not to do something
  • Expressing Gratitude and Responding to thanks
  • Asking About Remembering and Responding
  • Persuasive Skills
  • Commonly mispronounced words
  • Stress and Rhythm Patterns
  • Reading aloud with Recording
  • Words stress and accents
  • Appropriate use of tenses
  • Framing Yes/No and WH questions
  • Short responds
  • APT use of Prepositions
  • Use of articles
  • Enriching adjectives for word power
  • Phrasal verbs
  • Reading with Skimming and Scanning techniques
  • Effective use of Dictionary
  • Situational conversations in pairs / groups
  • Complimenting / Congratulating
  • Encouraging
  • Expressing sympathy
  • Complaining
  • Reminding
  • Apologizing
  • Expressing pleasure
  • Making Suggestions
  • Warning someone
  • Starting Conversation with a stranger
  • Asking for information
  • Talking about oneself elaborately / facts / Experiences / Plans
  • Expressing displeasure
  • Telling someone to do something
  • Telephone conversation
  • Exposure to the variation of English such as Indian, British, American
  • Identifying once idiosyncratic flaws with remedies
  • Neutralizing ones accent
  • Intonation patterns
  • Nuances of voice modulation
  • Gerund
  • Structural Classification (simple, complex and compound)
  • Asking whether someone knows
  • Changing the subject
  • Asking about possibility
  • Asking about preference
  • Asking if someone is able to do something
  • Saying something in another way and Rephrasing
  • Asking if someone agrees
  • Asking for someone’s opinion
  • Giving yourself time to think
  • Refusing to do something
  • Avoiding giving an opinion
  • Asking if someone is sure
  • Leaving someone for a short time
  • Ending a Conversation
  • Asking someone to say something again
  • Checking that you have understood
  • Asking if you are obliged to do something
  • Describing
  • Narrating
  • Resume preparation
  • GD skills
  • Facing Interviews
  • Email / Fax Communications
  • Letter / Report / Paragraph Writing
  • Personal and Business Letters
  • Ordering of Paragraphs
  • Composition
  • Creative writing
  • Preparing minutes
  • Acquiring and conquering new words
  • Prepared speech and extempore with recording
  • Skit presentation
  • Intensive reading
  • One Word Substitutes
  • Verbal Analogies
  • Effective use of Idioms
  • Flamboyant use of figures of speech
  • Organizing conferences
  • Anchoring and conducting events
  • Apt use of gestures
  • Debates
  • Presentation skills
  • Public speaking
  • Theatrical performance to enhance speaking and conversational skills

Recommended Participants

People from all walks of life above 16 years of age

Additional Service

Professional guidance is offered for persons taking up English proficiency examinations such as IELTS, TOEFL and BEC.