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Good Morning Ladies and Gentlemen
THIS SEMESTER PART II PROSE, POETRY, LANGUAGE STUDY AND COMMUNICATION SKILLS
What I Teach in Unit I Prose <ul><li>1.Your Commitment to Self-Mastery: Kaizen – Robin Sharma  </li></ul><ul><li>2. The Su...
What I Teach in Unit II Poetry <ul><li>The Bailiff’s Daughter of Islington – Anonymous </li></ul><ul><li>The Road Not Take...
What I Teach in Unit III English for Competitive Examinations <ul><li>1. Errors and How to Avoid Errors </li></ul><ul><li>...
What I Teach in Unit IV Language Skills <ul><li>1.E-mail Writing </li></ul><ul><li>2.Minutes Writing </li></ul><ul><li>3.B...
What I Teach in Unit V Oral Communication Skills <ul><li>Part III Communication Skills – 2 </li></ul><ul><li>Part IV Telep...
This Class <ul><li>Question Pattern </li></ul><ul><li>Internal Mark Calculation </li></ul><ul><li>Essay Writing – An Intro...
Question Pattern For External Exam Time: 3 hrs Max: 75 Marks <ul><li>Three Parts [Marks] </li></ul><ul><li>Part A 10 x 01 ...
Part A <ul><li>10 Objective [Multiple Choice] Questions from Units I, II, III and V </li></ul><ul><li>Unit I Prose 3 quest...
Part B <ul><li>Qn. 11: Two annotations from Prose out of four Choices [1 from Group A (Either i or ii) and 1 from Group B ...
Part C <ul><li>Qn. 16: 1 long essay from Prose [400-500 words] [a or b] </li></ul><ul><li>Qn. 17: 1 long essay from Poetry...
Part C <ul><li>List of Essay Topics for Qn. 19 </li></ul><ul><li>1. Role and Responsibilities of a Good Citizen </li></ul>...
Part C <ul><li>List of Essay Topics for Qn. 19 </li></ul><ul><li>6. Impact of Globalization in India </li></ul><ul><li>7. ...
Part C <ul><li>Qn. 20. Responding to the given situations [eight situations] or writing appropriate expressions to the giv...
Unit Wise Marks Distribution   <ul><li>Unit I 16 Marks </li></ul><ul><li>Unit II 16 Marks </li></ul><ul><li>Unit III 20 Ma...
Internal Marks Calculation <ul><li>Maximum 25 Marks </li></ul><ul><li>Test 20 Marks Assignment 05 Marks </li></ul><ul><li>...
Internal Marks Calculation 24 Total marks 5 19 38 19 19 19 18 Assignment Mean Best of Ist two + Viva Viva Best of Ist two ...
Essay Writing An Introduction <ul><li>Definitions </li></ul><ul><li>A composition in prose which is usually short and writ...
What is Done <ul><li>In essay writing one or two ideas are: </li></ul><ul><li>Elaborated </li></ul><ul><li>Defined </li></...
 
Essay Consists of: <ul><li>Topic </li></ul><ul><li>Introduction </li></ul><ul><li>Main body </li></ul><ul><li>Sub Headings...
Stages Involved in Writing  Essay <ul><li>Prewriting </li></ul><ul><li>Writing  </li></ul><ul><li>Editing </li></ul>
Prewriting <ul><li>Preparing Outline </li></ul><ul><li>Jot down the important ideas </li></ul><ul><li>Arrange all ideas in...
How to Prepare Outline <ul><li>Collect ideas </li></ul><ul><li>Group the ideas </li></ul>
How To Prepare Outline <ul><li>Largest of all animals </li></ul><ul><li>Used in tiger-hunting </li></ul><ul><li>Revengeful...
How To Prepare Outline <ul><li>Outline </li></ul><ul><li>Description </li></ul><ul><li>Habitat and Food </li></ul><ul><li>...
Writing <ul><li>Ideas are given the written form </li></ul><ul><li>Introducing the key sentences in the topic </li></ul><u...
Editing <ul><li>Check and Correct essays for grammar, punctuation etc </li></ul><ul><li>Check the sequence </li></ul><ul><...
Characteristics of an Effective Essay <ul><li>Unity- An essay must be a unity, developing one theme with a definite purpos...
A Good Essay Consists Of <ul><li>Suitable Subject Matter </li></ul><ul><li>Proper Arrangement </li></ul><ul><li>Adequate P...
Do’s <ul><li>Be Precise </li></ul><ul><li>Express ideas with clarity </li></ul><ul><li>Give proper illustrations </li></ul...
Don'ts <ul><li>Avoid irrelevant points </li></ul><ul><li>Avoid circumlocution  </li></ul><ul><li>Avoid long evolving sente...
Types of Essay Writing <ul><li>Definition Essay  – Where a key word or key idea is defined from different points of View  ...
Types of Essay Writing <ul><li>Discursive Essays  – Choice is made among different opinions, ideas and objects preference ...
Types of Essay Writing <ul><li>Narrative Essays  – A narrative essay consists mainly in the narration of some event, or se...
To Be Continued…
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  1. 1. Good Morning Ladies and Gentlemen
  2. 2. THIS SEMESTER PART II PROSE, POETRY, LANGUAGE STUDY AND COMMUNICATION SKILLS
  3. 3. What I Teach in Unit I Prose <ul><li>1.Your Commitment to Self-Mastery: Kaizen – Robin Sharma </li></ul><ul><li>2. The Sun, the Planets and the Stars- C.Jones </li></ul><ul><li>3. The Last Letter to Indira - Jawaharlal Nehru </li></ul><ul><li>4. Circuses – Sir Harold Nicolson </li></ul><ul><li>5. Tolerance – E. M. Forster </li></ul>Circuses Sir Harold Nicolson Tolerance E. M. Forster
  4. 4. What I Teach in Unit II Poetry <ul><li>The Bailiff’s Daughter of Islington – Anonymous </li></ul><ul><li>The Road Not Taken – Robert Frost </li></ul><ul><li>Because I Could Not Stop for Death- Emily Dickinson </li></ul><ul><li>Goodbye Party for Miss Pushpa. T.S. – Nissim Ezekiel </li></ul><ul><li>The Harp and the King – Judith Wright </li></ul>The Bailiff’s Daughter of Islington Anonymous The Road Not Taken Robert Frost
  5. 5. What I Teach in Unit III English for Competitive Examinations <ul><li>1. Errors and How to Avoid Errors </li></ul><ul><li>2. Spotting Errors </li></ul><ul><li>3. Sentence Completion </li></ul><ul><li>4. Reconstructing Passages </li></ul>Reconstructing Passages
  6. 6. What I Teach in Unit IV Language Skills <ul><li>1.E-mail Writing </li></ul><ul><li>2.Minutes Writing </li></ul><ul><li>3.Book Review/ Film Review </li></ul><ul><li>4.Essay Writing </li></ul>Essay Writing
  7. 7. What I Teach in Unit V Oral Communication Skills <ul><li>Part III Communication Skills – 2 </li></ul><ul><li>Part IV Telephone Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Part V Group Discussion </li></ul>Group Discussion
  8. 8. This Class <ul><li>Question Pattern </li></ul><ul><li>Internal Mark Calculation </li></ul><ul><li>Essay Writing – An Introduction </li></ul>
  9. 9. Question Pattern For External Exam Time: 3 hrs Max: 75 Marks <ul><li>Three Parts [Marks] </li></ul><ul><li>Part A 10 x 01 = 10 Marks </li></ul><ul><li>Part B 05 x 05 = 25 Marks </li></ul><ul><li>Part C 05 x 08 = 40 Marks </li></ul>
  10. 10. Part A <ul><li>10 Objective [Multiple Choice] Questions from Units I, II, III and V </li></ul><ul><li>Unit I Prose 3 questions [Q Nos. 1, 2, 3] </li></ul><ul><li>Unit II Poetry 3 questions [Q Nos. 4, 5, 6] </li></ul><ul><li>Unit III </li></ul><ul><li>English for Competitive Examination </li></ul><ul><li>2 questions [Q Nos. 7, 8] </li></ul><ul><li>Unit V </li></ul><ul><li>Oral Communication Skills 2 questions </li></ul><ul><li>[Qn Nos.9,10] </li></ul>
  11. 11. Part B <ul><li>Qn. 11: Two annotations from Prose out of four Choices [1 from Group A (Either i or ii) and 1 from Group B (Either i or ii)] </li></ul><ul><li>Qn. 12:Two annotations from Poetry out of four Choices [1 from Group A (Either i or ii) and 1 from Group B (Either i or ii)] </li></ul><ul><li>Qn. 13: Spotting or Correcting the Errors in the given sentences </li></ul><ul><li>Qn. 14: Drafting an E-Mail or Minutes Writing </li></ul><ul><li>Qn. 15: Writing suitable expressions for given situations or Reconstructing a given passage </li></ul>
  12. 12. Part C <ul><li>Qn. 16: 1 long essay from Prose [400-500 words] [a or b] </li></ul><ul><li>Qn. 17: 1 long essay from Poetry [400-500 words] [a or b] </li></ul><ul><li>Qn. 18: Spotting/ Correcting Errors in the given sentences [Eight Objective Questions from English for Competitive Examinations [a or b] </li></ul><ul><li>Qn. 19: Writing a film/book review in about 400-500 words or writing an essay on select topics in about 400-500 words from a list [a or b] </li></ul><ul><li>From a list. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Part C <ul><li>List of Essay Topics for Qn. 19 </li></ul><ul><li>1. Role and Responsibilities of a Good Citizen </li></ul><ul><li>2. Science and Technology in Modern India </li></ul><ul><li>3. Students and Politics </li></ul><ul><li>4. Parliamentary Democracy in India </li></ul><ul><li>5. Education and Employment </li></ul>
  14. 14. Part C <ul><li>List of Essay Topics for Qn. 19 </li></ul><ul><li>6. Impact of Globalization in India </li></ul><ul><li>7. Need for Compulsory Sports </li></ul><ul><li>8. The Plight of Higher Education in India </li></ul><ul><li>9. Religious Minorities in Secular Society </li></ul><ul><li>10. Women Empowerment </li></ul>
  15. 15. Part C <ul><li>Qn. 20. Responding to the given situations [eight situations] or writing appropriate expressions to the given situations [four situations] from Oral Communication Skills [a or b] </li></ul>
  16. 16. Unit Wise Marks Distribution <ul><li>Unit I 16 Marks </li></ul><ul><li>Unit II 16 Marks </li></ul><ul><li>Unit III 20 Marks </li></ul><ul><li>Unit IV 13 Marks </li></ul><ul><li>Unit V 10 Marks </li></ul>
  17. 17. Internal Marks Calculation <ul><li>Maximum 25 Marks </li></ul><ul><li>Test 20 Marks Assignment 05 Marks </li></ul><ul><li>Out of Three Tests the third One will be Conducted as Viva </li></ul><ul><li>Best one of the two tests Plus Viva Mark will be added </li></ul><ul><li>The average of the former will be added with assignment marks </li></ul><ul><li>The former total is the final internal mark for 25 </li></ul>
  18. 18. Internal Marks Calculation 24 Total marks 5 19 38 19 19 19 18 Assignment Mean Best of Ist two + Viva Viva Best of Ist two II Int I Int.
  19. 19. Essay Writing An Introduction <ul><li>Definitions </li></ul><ul><li>A composition in prose which is usually short and written on any subject is called an essay </li></ul><ul><li>Usually writing in detail about someone, something, an idea or an opinion is called as essay writing </li></ul><ul><li>Any prose writing of considerable length of a particular topic is called an essay </li></ul>
  20. 20. What is Done <ul><li>In essay writing one or two ideas are: </li></ul><ul><li>Elaborated </li></ul><ul><li>Defined </li></ul><ul><li>Compared </li></ul><ul><li>Explained </li></ul><ul><li>evaluated </li></ul>
  21. 22. Essay Consists of: <ul><li>Topic </li></ul><ul><li>Introduction </li></ul><ul><li>Main body </li></ul><ul><li>Sub Headings or topics </li></ul><ul><li>Summary </li></ul><ul><li>Illustrations </li></ul><ul><li>Descriptions </li></ul><ul><li>Examples </li></ul><ul><li>Commentaries </li></ul>
  22. 23. Stages Involved in Writing Essay <ul><li>Prewriting </li></ul><ul><li>Writing </li></ul><ul><li>Editing </li></ul>
  23. 24. Prewriting <ul><li>Preparing Outline </li></ul><ul><li>Jot down the important ideas </li></ul><ul><li>Arrange all ideas in relation to the main topic </li></ul><ul><li>Collect the fact and details about the ideas </li></ul><ul><li>Organize it in the form of an essay </li></ul>
  24. 25. How to Prepare Outline <ul><li>Collect ideas </li></ul><ul><li>Group the ideas </li></ul>
  25. 26. How To Prepare Outline <ul><li>Largest of all animals </li></ul><ul><li>Used in tiger-hunting </li></ul><ul><li>Revengeful </li></ul><ul><li>Its trunk and large ears </li></ul><ul><li>Found in India and Africa- two kinds </li></ul><ul><li>Its skill in piling logs </li></ul><ul><li>Its great strength </li></ul><ul><li>In India used in state processions </li></ul><ul><li>09.How Caught and tamed </li></ul><ul><li>10. Mad elephants </li></ul><ul><li>11.Elephant grass </li></ul><ul><li>12Its tusks- hunted for Ivory </li></ul><ul><li>13.Howdah and Mahout </li></ul><ul><li>14. Story of blind men and Elephant </li></ul><ul><li>15. In Old times used in war </li></ul><ul><li>16. Its intelligence </li></ul><ul><li>17. Feeds on Leaves and grass </li></ul><ul><li>18. Can draw heavy loads </li></ul>Writing an essay on The Elephant The Elephant List of collected ideas
  26. 27. How To Prepare Outline <ul><li>Outline </li></ul><ul><li>Description </li></ul><ul><li>Habitat and Food </li></ul><ul><li>How and why hunted </li></ul><ul><li>Strength and intelligence </li></ul><ul><li>Its different uses </li></ul>
  27. 28. Writing <ul><li>Ideas are given the written form </li></ul><ul><li>Introducing the key sentences in the topic </li></ul><ul><li>The ideas are united to form an essay </li></ul><ul><li>Writing the Opinion and conclusion for the ideas together </li></ul>
  28. 29. Editing <ul><li>Check and Correct essays for grammar, punctuation etc </li></ul><ul><li>Check the sequence </li></ul><ul><li>Check the style </li></ul><ul><li>Check whether all ideas are related </li></ul>
  29. 30. Characteristics of an Effective Essay <ul><li>Unity- An essay must be a unity, developing one theme with a definite purpose. It should have an organic unity </li></ul><ul><li>Order- The essay should follow a certain ordered line of thought and come to a definite conclusion </li></ul><ul><li>Brevity- The essays should not be too long. It should be short and precise </li></ul><ul><li>Style- Language should be formal. </li></ul><ul><li>The Personal Touch- It should have the individuality of the writer. A persons view on a topic </li></ul>
  30. 31. A Good Essay Consists Of <ul><li>Suitable Subject Matter </li></ul><ul><li>Proper Arrangement </li></ul><ul><li>Adequate Power of Expression </li></ul>
  31. 32. Do’s <ul><li>Be Precise </li></ul><ul><li>Express ideas with clarity </li></ul><ul><li>Give proper illustrations </li></ul><ul><li>Give suitable examples </li></ul><ul><li>Use apt descriptions </li></ul><ul><li>Use right expressions </li></ul>
  32. 33. Don'ts <ul><li>Avoid irrelevant points </li></ul><ul><li>Avoid circumlocution </li></ul><ul><li>Avoid long evolving sentences </li></ul><ul><li>Avoid gender sensitive language </li></ul><ul><li>Avoid slangs </li></ul><ul><li>Avoid colloquialisms </li></ul><ul><li>Avoid inconsistencies in language </li></ul>
  33. 34. Types of Essay Writing <ul><li>Definition Essay – Where a key word or key idea is defined from different points of View </li></ul><ul><li>Comparative and Contrastive Essays – Two or more persons, places, ideas, opinions are compared and contrasted </li></ul><ul><li>Classificatory Essays – Here separate things or ideas are put in different categories </li></ul><ul><li>Descriptive Essays – Here descriptions of different aspects are given for a person, place or a particular thing. </li></ul>
  34. 35. Types of Essay Writing <ul><li>Discursive Essays – Choice is made among different opinions, ideas and objects preference for one is satisfied </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluative Essays – Based on certain criteria the evaluation of people, places or things is done </li></ul><ul><li>Reflective Essays – It consists of reflections or thoughts on some topic which is generally of an abstract nature </li></ul>
  35. 36. Types of Essay Writing <ul><li>Narrative Essays – A narrative essay consists mainly in the narration of some event, or series of events </li></ul><ul><li>Expository Essays – An expository essay consists of explanation of some subject </li></ul><ul><li>Imaginative Essays – Essay on subjects such as the feelings of a dog, or a student etc </li></ul>
  36. 37. To Be Continued…
  37. 38. Thank You
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