COURSE SUMMARY
Course Title: 
English for Professional Purpose
Course Code: 
18EN28
Year Taught: 
2018
Semester: 
1
Degree: 
Postgraduate (PG)
School: 
School of Arts and Sciences
School of Engineering
Campus: 
Kochi
Mysuru
Amritapuri

'English for Professional Purpose' is a course offered in first semester of M. C. A. (Master of Computer Applications) program at Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.

Common errors committed while writing and speaking– An introduction to Pronunciation - Stress and Intonation– Body Language- Gestures and Postures-Affected Idiosyncrasies and Mannerisms - Self Introduction- Self Appraisals- Resume Writing- Participation in Conversations - Expressing ideas and information - Job interviews - Telephonic interviews -Group discussions - Panel discussions and Debates- Prepared speeches and Extempore speeches- Writing professional reports - Oral presentations-Office correspondence-(Letters).

  • Garside, Barbara and Tony Garside. “Essential Telephoning in English”, U.K.CUP, 2002.
  • Judith S. Van Alstyne, “Professional and Technical Writing Strategies: Communicating in Technology and Science”, Fourth Edition, New Jersey: Prentice Hall, 1999.
  • Michael Swan. “Practical English Usage”, Fourth Impression, International Students Edition, Oxford University Press, 2000.