Communication Skills (First Year, Nagpur Univ)

ISBN Number : 978-93-5433-615-7

Student Price : Rs.175

Student Dollar Price : 7$

Book Edition : First

Year of Publication : 2021

No. Of Pages : 180

Book Weight :314

About The Book

This book 'Communication Skills' caters to the new syllabus for Semester I/II of B.E./B.Tech. under graduate engineering and technology courses of Rashtrasant Tukdoji Maharaj Nagpur University, Nagpur. The book is specially designed to enhance the communication skills of prospective engineers, and other professional students by giving adequate exposure to the four basic language skills viz. Listening, Speaking, Reading, Writing and their sub skills apart from basic communication process and basic grammar. The book has been divided into eight chapters.

Chapter 1 comprises of basic communication process including verbal and non-verbal communication and barriers to communication. Chapters 2, 3 and 4 deal with various aspects of listening, speaking and reading skills respectively. Chapters 5 and 6 mainly focus on important techniques and tips required for successful group discussions and interviews. Chapter 7 discusses main types and processes of effective writing skills. Chapter 8 deals with basic grammar-structure and transformation of sentences. Please note that as per RTMNU syllabus the chapter of interview techniques is only for B.Tech. students and not for B.E. students. Similarly the chapters of writing skills and grammar are for B.E. students, not for B.Tech. students.

All the important topics have been supported by comprehensive figures to help students remember the topics through mind mapping. Each concept of the chapter has been explained with suitable and adequate examples. The review questions at the end of each chapter would help students articulate their understanding of the topics. Two sample question papers in the book would give students an idea of paper pattern. The practical manuals given at the end of the book will help not only students in smooth performance of practicals but also teachers in effective conduction of practicals. Viva questions given in the manual will help students to prepare for the practical examination.

We have made sincere attempts to make the book useful for the students of B.E./B.Tech. semester I/II. The book has been written with a perspective of the situations the professionals may have to face during their career and would enable them to communicate their feelings in a productive and efficient manner.

We wish goof knowledge and understanding of the subject to all those who read this book. If you think any suggestion of yours can enrich this book, your are always welcome to write at e-mail address of authors provided below the acknowledgements.

Contents -

1. Communication Skills
2. Listening Skills
3. Speaking Skills
4. Reading Skills
5. Group Discussion
6. Interview Skills
7. Writing Skills
8. Basic Grammar
Practical Manual

About The Author

Dr. Lalita Bisen is working as an Assistant Professor and Dean First Year at G H Raisoni Institute of Engineering and Technology, Nagpur Maharashtra. She has completed her post-graduation degrees in English and Linguistics from RTM Nagpur University, Nagpur. She has been awarded "XIV All India Conference of Linguistics 1985 Commemoration Prize" for obtaining highest percentage of marks in M.A. Linguistics Examination of 2009 by RTMNU, Nagpur. The topic of Research for her doctoral degree was "Transnational Identities and Cross Cultures: A Reading of Selected Novels of Jhumpa Lahiri and Kiran Desai". She did her M.Phil from Madurai Kamaraj University, Tamil Nadu. She has qualified NET (English) exam conducted by UGC and SET (English) exam conducted by Savitribai Phule Pune University. She is instrumental in preparing the curriculum of subjects - "Communication Skills" and "Functional English" taught in B.E./B.Tech. courses of RTM Nagpur University. She has translated NPTEL course titled "Globalization and Culture" offered by IIT Kharagpur. She is topper with Elite + Gold certificate of the NPTEL course titled "Soft Skills" conducted by IIT Roorkee.

Dr. Bhumika Agrawal is an Associate Professor and works as Head of Department of Humanities at Priyadarshini Institute of Engineering and Technology, Nagpur, Maharashtra. She has completed her post-graduate degree in English Literature from Sant Gadge Baba Amravati University. In 2015, she received her doctorate of English Literature on the topic "A Dell of Dew: The Creative Vision of Mahesh Dattani". She has been nominated as an Interlocutor, Aviation English Language Expert and Aviation English Trainer for Air Traffic Controllers of Airport Authority of India. She is the Project Coordinator of sponsored project "Impact of Fake news on Recent European Politics and Economy" funded by European Unions Erasmus+ Jean Monnet Work Programme Module with a grant of 25,200 Euros. She is instrumental in preparing the curriculum of subjects - "Communication Skills" and "Functional English" taught in B.E./B.Tech courses of RTM Nagpur University.

Dr.N.Thejo Kalyani is Assistant Professor in the Department Of Physics, Priyadarshini College of Engineering, Nagpur. She obtained her Master`s degree in Physics from Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh, and stood University 1st position. She persuaded her doctoral work from RTM Nagpur University, Nagpur, in 2010 on the topic entitled "Development of Red Organic Light Emitting Diode (OLED)". She has received many awards and honors like Young Scientist award, best research paper presentation award and best research poster presentation award in various International / National conferences. She has 31 research papers in various International / National Journals and Conferences to her credit. She is a Ph.D. supervisor in RTM Nagpur University. She is involved in teaching profession for B.E. First Year since last 8 years with good rapport with the students. She is associated with various professional bodies such as MRSI, LSI etc.

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