Syllabus for Advanced English Communication Skills

Advanced English Communication Skills

1.Role and Importance of Communication

2. Verbal and Non-verbal Communication

3. Barriers to Communication

4. Communication Mediums

5. Effective Communication

6. Group Communication

7. Making Presentations

8. Spoken and Written English

9. Etiquette and Manners

10. Vocabulary Development

11. Comprehension

12. Principles of Letter Writing

13. Layout of Letters .

14. Enquiries and Replies

15. Complaints and Replies

16. Memos, Circulars, Notices

17. Paragraph Writing

18. Writing Scientific and Technical Reports

19. Drafting and Delivering a Speech

20. Practical ENGLISH Grammar

21. Common Errors

22. Concepts of Learning and Listening

23. Role Plays

24. Story Telling

25. Pronunciation

26. Body Language

27. Leadership Skills

28. Group Discussion

29. Interview Skills

30. Fast Reading Skills

31. Euphemisms

32. Accent Neutralization

20.Practical English Grammar

Parts of Speech

Nouns

Common and Proper Nouns

Nouns of Address

Concrete and Abstract Nouns

Countable Nouns

Uncountable Nouns

Collective Nouns

Compound Nouns

Nominalization (Creating Nouns)

Pronouns

Personal pronouns

Personal Pronouns – Number

Personal Pronouns – Person (First person, Second person, Third person)

Personal Pronouns – Gender

Personal Pronouns – Case

Personal Pronouns – Reflexive Pronouns

Intensive Pronouns

Indefinite Pronouns

Demonstrative Pronouns

Interrogative Pronouns

Relative Pronouns

Reciprocal Pronouns

Dummy Pronouns

Verbs

Finite and Non-finite Verbs

Transitive and Intransitive Verbs

Regular and Irregular Verbs

Auxiliary Verbs

Primary Auxiliary Verbs

Modal Auxiliary Verbs

Modal Auxiliary Verbs – Will

Modal Auxiliary Verbs – Would

Modal Auxiliary Verbs – Shall

Modal Auxiliary Verbs – Should

Modal Auxiliary Verbs – Can

Modal Auxiliary Verbs – Could

Modal Auxiliary Verbs – May

Modal Auxiliary Verbs – Might

Modal Auxiliary Verbs – Must

Substituting Modal Verbs

Semi-Modal Auxiliary Verbs

Infinitives

Participles

Action Verbs

Stative Verbs

Linking Verbs

Light Verbs

Phrasal Verbs

Common Phrasal Verbs

Conditional Verbs

Causative Verbs

Factitive Verbs

Reflexive Verbs

Adjectives

Attributive Adjectives

Predicative Adjectives

Proper Adjectives

Collective Adjectives

Demonstrative Adjectives

Interrogative Adjectives

Nominal Adjectives

Compound Adjectives

Order of Adjectives

Degrees of Comparison

Comparative Adjectives

Superlative Adjectives

Adverbs

Adverbs of Time

Adverbs of Place

Adverbs of Manner

Adverbs of Degree

Mitigators

Intensifiers

Adverbs of Frequency

Adverbs of Purpose

Focusing Adverbs

Negative Adverbs

Conjunctive Adverbs

Evaluative Adverbs

Viewpoint Adverbs

Relative Adverbs

Adverbial Nouns

Regular and Irregular Adverbs

Degrees of Comparison

Comparative Adverbs

Superlative Adverbs

Order of Adverbs

Prepositions

Prepositional Phrases

Categories of Prepositions

Common Prepositional Errors

Prepositions with Nouns

Prepositions with Verbs

Prepositions with Adjectives

Prepositions in Idioms

Idioms that Start with Prepositions

Idioms that End with Prepositions

Conjunctions

Coordinating Conjunctions

Correlative Conjunctions

Subordinating Conjunctions

Other parts of speech

Particles

Articles

Determiners

Possessive Determiners

Gerunds

Gerunds as Objects of Verbs

Interjections

Inflection (Accidence)

Conjugation

Tense

Present Tense

Present Simple Tense

Present Continuous Tense (Progressive)

Present Perfect Tense

Present Perfect Continuous Tense

Past Tense

Past Simple Tense

Past Continuous Tense

Past Perfect Tense

Past Perfect Continuous Tense

Future Tense (Approximation)

Future Simple Tense

Future Continuous Tense

Future Perfect Tense

Future Perfect Continuous Tense

Aspect

Perfective and Imperfective Aspect

Aspects of the Present Tense

Aspects of the Past Tense

Aspects of the Future Tense

Mood

Indicative Mood

Subjunctive Mood

Subjunctive Mood – Expressing Wishes

Voice

Active Voice

Passive Voice

Middle Voice

Speech

Reported Speech (Indirect Speech)

Grammatical Person

Declension

Plurals

Gender in Nouns

Regular and Irregular Inflection

Syntax

Subjects and Predicates

The Subject

The Predicate

Complements

Objects

Subject Complements

Object Complements

Adjective Complements

Adverbial Complements

Modifiers

Adjuncts

Phrases

Noun Phrases

Adjective Phrases

Adverbial Phrases

Participle Phrases

Absolute Phrases

Appositives

Clauses

Independent Clauses

Dependent Clauses

Noun Clauses

Relative Clauses

Adverbial Clauses

Sentences

Compound Sentences

Complex Sentences

Compound-Complex Sentences

Declarative Sentences

Interrogative Sentences

Negative Interrogative Sentences

Imperative Sentences

Conditional Sentences

Major and Minor Sentences (Regular and Irregular Sentences)

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