This course has been included to enhance student’s understanding in English language so that they may be able to read, write and speak English with ease. The course aims to improve the English Language skills of the Electrical Engineering students from an intermediate to advanced level, and to help them overcome their fear of public speech. It also aims to inculcate confidence and to groom their personality to communicate at executive level jobs. Special emphasis is also laid on developing individual and group effort through virtual and real-life trainings, presentations and projects to improve team functioning and team output. Consequently, this course helps students to become good and effective communicator. The objectives are to be achieved through understanding by design (UbD).


CLO: 1. Know English correctly in speaking and writing skills. (Level: C1)
CLO: 2. Comprehend and interpret complex English language texts. (Level: C2)
CLO: 3. Demonstrate sound vocabulary and skills to use English in professional Life.(Level: C3)


  1. Parts of Speech
    • Definition
    • Usage
    • Common Errors
  2. Punctuation
    • Rules and Practice on the use of punctuation marks
    • Exercises
  3. Phrases and Clauses
    • Details
    • Types
  4. Sentences
    • Sentence Structure
    • Kinds of Sentences
  5. Active & Passive Voice
    • General rules of changing Voice of sentences
    • Changing Voice of different tenses
    • Importance of Voice
  6. Direct & Indirect Narration
    • General rules of narration
    • Exercises for Changing the narration of the sentences
  7. Vocabulary Development/ Contextual Clues
    • How to develop vocabulary of unknown words within a text
    • Rules and Practice on the contextual clues
  8. Tenses in English Grammar
    • Types of Tenses
    • Rules
    • Activities
  9. Paragraph Writing
    • What is a paragraph?
    • Types of Paragraph
    • Activities
  10. Three Basic Letter Formats
    • Various formats used for writing letters in formal capacity
    • Block Format
    • Modified Block Format
    • Simplified Format
  11. Listening Skills (Documentaries)
    • Audio-visual material will be used to test and then improve the listening skills of students
  12. Reading & Comprehension
    • Ways to comprehend complex texts
    • At least 10 passages to be used as comprehension exercises
  13. Spoken English Skills (Activities)
    • Students to hold discussions in English language
  14. Phonetic Transcription
    • Consonant Sounds
    • Learning ways to use these sounds to get accurate pronunciation from dictionary
  15. Presentation Skills