Name of the course: Conversational English
A 30-hour language course designed for Second semester B.A.English Model II students to provide additional resources to enhance the knowledge and confidence of students as young learners of English.
1. To able to speak English with a high degree of confidence, accuracy and
2. To be capable of answering questions of a conversational nature and to have a
command of a range of questions to elicit information from other people with
an awareness of contextual appropriateness.
3. To take part with confidence in conversation, to initiate, sustain and close a
Greetings- Making, Granting requests – Thanking – Making Enquiries – Giving Information – Giving directions – Withholding Information – Describing People, Processes, Procedures, Objects – Narrating Events – Extending Invitations – Accepting and declining Invitations – Making Complaints and Suggestions – Apologizing – Offering Excuses – Negotiating and persuading People – Expressing Dissent and Caution – Offering Emotional Support – Motivating People – Expressing Condolence, warning – Expressing Disapproval and Displeasure –
1.Spoken English for You: Radhakrishna Pillai and Rajeevan: Emerald Publishers
2.Communication Skills in English: V.Sasikumar
Module 1: Greeting- Making requests , Granting requests – Thanking
The module discusses various forms of greetings, various verbal ways to make requests and grant requests.
Module 2: Making Enquiries – Giving Information – Giving directions – Withholding Information
The module informs students about proper ways to seek information, give directions.
Module 3: Describing People, Processes, Procedures, Objects – Narrating Events – Extending Invitations – Accepting and declining Invitations
The module deals with the appropriate ways to describe people, processes ,procedures and objects. The study materials provide tips to tackle such situations for exam and real life.