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Course Detail

Course Name Communication Skills – Practical
Course Code BP111P
Program B. Pharm. (Regular/ Lateral)
Semester One
Credits 1
Year Taught 2014 , 2015 , 2016 , 2017 , 2018


‘Communication Skills – Practical’ is a course offered in the first semester of B. Pharm program at School of Pharmacy, Health Sciences campus, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.

Course Contents

2 Hours / week

The following learning modules are to be conducted using wordsworth® English language lab software

Basic communication covering the following topics

Meeting People
Asking Questions
Making Friends
What did you do?
Do’s and Dont’s

Pronunciations covering the following topics

Pronunciation (Consonant Sounds)
Pronunciation and Nouns
Pronunciation (Vowel Sounds)

Advanced Learning

Listening Comprehension / Direct and Indirect Speech
Figures of Speech
Effective Communication
Writing Skills
Effective Writing
Interview Handling Skills
E-Mail etiquette
Presentation Skills


Recommended Books (Latest Editions)

  1. Basic communication skills for Technology, Andreja. J. Ruther Ford, 2nd Edition, Pearson Education, 2011
  2. Communication skills, Sanjay Kumar, Pushpalata, 1stEdition, Oxford Press, 2011
  3. Organizational Behaviour, Stephen .P. Robbins, 1stEdition, Pearson, 2013
  4. Brilliant- Communication skills, Gill Hasson, 1stEdition, Pearson Life, 2011
  5. The Ace of Soft Skills: Attitude, Communication and Etiquette for success, Gopala Swamy Ramesh, 5thEdition, Pearson, 2013
  6. Developing your influencing skills, Deborah Dalley, Lois Burton, Margaret, Green

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