Descripción del producto
This book consists of four parts, having 12 Chapters in the first part which focuses on Spoken English (pronunciation), dealing with Speech Sounds and The Syllable, Consonant Clusters and Minimal Pairs, Word Accent / Stress, Content Words and Function Words, Weak Forms and Strong Forms, Past Tense Markers and Plural Markers, Intonation and Rhythm in Connected Speech and The Importance of Dictionary Usage.
The second part has 11 Chapters focusing on Vocabulary with illustrative explanation of Roots and Formation of Words, Prefixes and Suffixes, Synonyms and Antonyms, Homonyms, Homophones and Homographs, One-Word Substitutes, Idioms and Phrases, Business Vocabulary and Technical Vocabulary, Collocations and Words Often Confused.
The third part with 21 Chapters concentrates on Functional Grammar, explaining with clear examples - Kinds of sentences and Types of sentences, Parts of speech and Words used in different parts of speech, Use of Articles and Prepositions, Adjectives, adverbs and Conjunctions, Tense and verb, Types of verbs and Modal auxiliaries, Finite and non-finite verbs, Transitive, intransitive and linking verbs, Concord (Subject In Agreement With Verb), Active and Passive Voice, Reported speech and Degrees of comparison, Simple, complex and compound sentences, Sequence of Tenses, Question Tags and punctuation.
The fourth part provides useful information of study skills- Note-making and SQ3R technique, Summarizing and referencing, Use of dictionaries/thesauruses.
Thus,this book is enriched with valuable information and it uses simple and lucid language to explain all the chapters so that students will be comfortable in understanding the basic concepts and fundamentals of the subject. Each chapter is well supported with necessary illustrative examples. The book will be very useful not only to the students but also to the teachers of English for Science and Technology. I welcome any suggestions and advice for improvement of this book in the next edition.
Prof. V. Chandra Sekhar Rao, Author (email@example.com)
About The Book-ENGLISH LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY
This book has been well designed and prepared with utmost care considering the use and need of all the professional students – science and technology, computer and software engineering, pharmacy and nursing, commerce and management, fashion technology and so on. Hoping that this book is very useful and helping the students to develop the skills needed in their profession and workplace.
About The Author
Prof. V. Chandra Sekhar Rao has been teaching Communicative English for the professional students of science and technology, commerce and management, pharmacy and other professionals since 1994. He has worked in different capacities in various engineering, pharmacy and other degree colleges. He has published his research articles, manuals and text books in the area of English Language Teaching and English for Science and Technology. He conducted various Faculty Development Programmes/workshops as a Resource Person and participated in different conferences and workshops/seminars with his paper presentations.