ABOUT THE COURSE 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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Final Exam (in-person, invigilated, currently conducted in India) is mandatory for Certification and has INR Rs. 1100 as exam fee.
INTENDED AUDIENCE UG/Elective
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Prof.Aysha Iqbal Viswamohan is professor in the Department of Humanities & Social Sciences , IIT Madras. She has an MPhil in English language teaching and a PhD in Drama. She has published widely in the areas of language, popular culture and literature.
Using words in context
Use of formal expressions and usages
Formal presentations (organizing data and slide preparation)
Skimming through the text
Introduction to elements of academic writing
Project Proposal writing
SUGGESTED READING AND REFERENCES
Oxford Advanced Learners’s Dictionary. 8th edition, 2013.
Martin Hewings. Advanced Grammar in Use. Cambridge University Press, 2013.
Michael Swan. Practical English Usage. 3rd ed. OUP, 2005.
John Seely. The Oxford Guide to Effective Writing and Speaking. OUP, 2005.
CERTIFiCATION EXAM :
The exam is optional for a fee.
Date and Time of Exam: October 7, 2018 (Sunday):
Time of Exams: Morning session 9am to 12 noon; Afternoon session: 2pm to 5pm.
Exam for this Course will be available in both morning & afternoon sessions.
Registration url: Announcements will be made when the registration form is open for registrations.
The online registration form has to be filled and the certification exam fee needs to be paid. More details will be made available when the exam registration form is published.
Final score will be calculated as : 25% assignment score + 75% final exam score
25% assignment score is calculated as 25% of average of 8 weeks course: Best 6 out of 8 assignments
E-Certificate will be given to those who register and write the exam and score greater than or equal to 40% final score. Certificate will have your name, photograph and the score in the final exam with the breakup. It will have the logos of NPTEL and IIT Madras. It will be e-verifiable atnptel.ac.in/noc.