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Course Detail

Course Name English for Professional Purpose
Course Code 18EN28
Program M. C. A., M. C. A. ( Offered at Mysuru Campus )
Semester One
Credits One
Year Taught 2018
Degree Postgraduate (PG)
School School of Arts and Sciences, School of Engineering
Campus Kochi, Mysuru, Amritapuri


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).

Text Books

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

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