Levels of communication:
The flow of Communication:
Constituents of Technical Written Communication Words and Phrases:
- All Parts of Speech
Requisites of Sentence Construction: Paragraph Development:
Techniques and Methods-
- Chronological etc;
The Art of Condensation-various steps.
- Principles letters;
- Sales letters;
- Credit letters;
- Claim letters;
- Adjustment Letters;
Reports: Types; Significance; Structure, Style & Writing of Reports.
Technical Proposal: Parts; Types; Writing of Proposal; Significance
Business Presentation skills
Presentation Strategies and Listening Skills
- Defining Purpose
- Audience & Local;
- Organizing Contents;
- Preparing Outline;
- Audio-visual Aids;
- Nuances of Delivery;
- Body Language;
Dimensions of Speech: Syllable; Accent; Pitch; Rhythm; Intonation; Para-linguistic features of voice; Listening Skills: Active Listening, Passive Listening. methods for improving Listening Skills.
Unit-V Value-Based Text Readings
Following essays form the suggested text book with emphasis on Mechanics of writing.
(i) Humanistic and Scientific Approaches to Human Activity by Moody E. Prior
(ii) The Language of Literature and Science by A. Huxley
(iii) Man and Nature by J.Bronowski
(iv) The Social Function of Literature by Ian Watt
(v) Science and Survival by Barry Commoner
(vi) The Mother of the Sciences by A.J.Bahm
(vii) The Effect of Scientific Temper on Man by Bertrand Russell.
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