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Introduction to What I teach for this sem. Essay writing

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