ENGLISH FOR COMPETITIVE EXAMINATIONS
|TITLE OF THE COURSE||ENGLISH FOR COMPETITIVE EXAMINATIONS|
|SEMESTER IN WHICH THE COURSE IS TO BE TAUGHT||5|
|NO. OF CREDITS||3|
|NO. OF CONTACT HOURS||54 hrs (3 hrs per week)
AIM OF THE COURSE:
To prepare the students for competitive exams such as UPSC, Defence, SSC, Banking, KPSC, Insurance and other examinations.
OBJECTIVES OF THE COURSE:
Module 1: 16 hrs
Module 2: 14 hrs
Module 3: 14 hrs
Evaluation 10 hrs
Total 54 hr
1.Module 1: Word based questions Synonyms, antonyms, analogy, one-word substitution, idiomatic use of verbs, test of spellings, Correct use of prepositions and articles.
2.Module 2: Sentence based questions, Error identification, Sentence correction, Jumbled words in a sentence, Sentence completion.
READING LIST: CORE TEXT: A text containing the above lessons will be made available FURTHER READING: Edgar Thorpe and Showick Thorpe, Objective English for Competitive Exams.
Michael Swan, Practical English Usage. Wren and Martin, High School English Grammar & Composition