Communicative English

This book is designed as per the new syllabus of Anna University Regulation 2017. It adopts a text-cum-workbook style.

Author(s): Sumant S, Joyce Pereira

UNIT 1 Grammar
1. WH’ Questions
2. ‘Yes’ or ‘No’ Questions
3. Parts of Speech
4. Prepositions
5. Conjunctions
6. Degrees of Comparison
7. Pronouns
8. Direct vs Indirect Questions
9. Tenses
10. Modal Verbs
UNIT 2 Vocabulary Development
11. Prefixes & Suffixes
12. Articles
13. Count/Non-count Nouns
14. Guessing Meanings of Words in Context
15. Single Word Substitution
16. Adverbs
17. Synonyms and Antonyms
18. Phrasal Verbs
19. Collocations
20. Fixed and Semi-fixed Expressions
UNIT 3 Reading
21. Skimming, Scanning and Predicting
22. Reading Comprehension
23. Inductive and Deductive Reasoning
24. Short Narratives and Descriptions from Newspapers
25. Reading Longer and Different Types of Texts
26. Critical/Close Reading
UNIT 4 Writing
27. Sentence Completion
28. Developing Hints
29. Paragraph Writing
30. Free Writing
31. Use of Reference Words and Discourse Markers
32. Jumbled Sentences – Coherence/Cohesion
33. Letter Writing
34. Personal/Informal Letters
35. E-mails and Conventions of Personal E-mail
36. Brainstorming, Outlining and Note-Taking
37. Essay Writing
38. Dialogue Writing
UNIT 5 Listening
39. Listening to Informal and Formal Conversations
40. Listening to Telephonic Conversations
41. Listening to Fill-up Gapped Tests
42. Listening for Main Ideas and Note-Taking
43. Listening to Talks
44. Listening to Conversations
UNIT 6 Speaking
45. Introducing Oneself
46. Speaking about One‘s Friend
47. Sharing Information of a Personal Kind
48. Greetings and Introductions
49. Taking Leave
50. Asking about Routine Actions
51. Expressing Opinions
52. Participating in Conversations
53. Short Group Conversations
Index

  • Emphasis on topics on Grammar, Vocabulary and Writing as most end-of-semester examinations test students on these topics.
  • Clear coverage of topics including formal letter writing, job applications, resume preparations, analytical and issue-based essays,writing reports and so on.
  • Special focus has been given to develop LSRW skills with real-life situations.
  • Each chapter has been supplied with numerous examples and exercises.
  • A wealth of practice set questions with answers from previous year exam question papers.
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    • Published: 23 August 2017
    • Edition: 1
    • ISBN: 9788182095236
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    • Pages: 464