1st Sem, EEE

Communicative English Eee 1st Sem Syllabus for BE 2017 Regulation Anna Univ

Communicative English detail syllabus for Electrical & Electronics Engineering (Eee), 2017 regulation is taken from Anna University official website and presented for students of Anna University. The details of the course are: course code (HS8151), Category (HS), Contact Periods/week (4), Teaching hours/week (4), Practical Hours/week (0). The total course credits are given in combined syllabus.

For all other eee 1st sem syllabus for be 2017 regulation anna univ you can visit Eee 1st Sem syllabus for BE 2017 regulation Anna Univ Subjects. The detail syllabus for communicative english is as follows.”

Course Objective:

  • To develop the basic reading and writing skills of first year engineering and technology students.
  • To help learners develop their listening skills, which will, enable them listen to lectures and comprehend them by asking questions; seeking clarifications.
  • To help learners develop their speaking skills and speak fluently in real contexts.
  • To help learners develop vocabulary of a general kind by developing their reading skills

Unit I

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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 -Listening-telephonic conversations. Speaking – sharing information of a personal kindgreeting – 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

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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

Course Outcome:

At the end of the course, learners will be able to:

  • Read articles of a general kind in magazines and newspapers.
  • Participate effectively in informal conversations; introduce themselves and their friends and express opinions in English.
  • Comprehend conversations and short talks delivered in English
  • Write short essays of a general kind and personal letters and emails in English.

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.


  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 Business English. 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 and Communication For Colleges. CengageLearning ,USA: 2007
  5. Redston, Chris &Gillies Cunningham Face2Face (Pre-intermediate Students Book& Workbook) Cambridge University Press, New Delhi: 2005

For detail syllabus of all other subjects of BE Eee, 2017 regulation do visit Eee 1st Sem syllabus for 2017 Regulation.

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