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Publisher Laxmi Publications All Language Learning books by Laxmi Publications
ISBN 9789351381198
Author: Dr Deepika Rupert Gardner
Number of Pages 312
Available in all digital devices
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Finesse by Dr Deepika Rupert Gardner
Book Summary:

Finesse is designed for the modern undergraduate students. It arrays a wide spectrum of skills that are vital for them today and encompasses a judicious mix of texts. It is comprehensive in its coverage of syllabus and offers simple, clear practical support to the students. The book utilizes a diverse range of stimulus material to instill confidence and develop competence in the integrated Listening, Speaking, Reading, Writing skills (LSRW), Soft skills, Life skills and Higher Order Thinking Skills (HOTS)

Audience of the Book :
This book Useful for English Grammer.
Salient Features:
  1. Relevant contemporary themes
  2. Judicious selection of value-based texts
  3. Integrated LSRW and HOTS
  4. Learner  friendly approach
  5. Inculcating social, national and human values
  6. Practice material for Life Skills
Table of Contents:





Unit 1

Prose: The Power of Prayer-Abdul Kalam

Skills: Dressing Etiquette, Personal Grooming: Confidence Building

Language Development: Verbal Ability

Writing Skills: Paragraph Writing

Unit 2

Prose: hard Work and Honesty or Good

Bricks-C. Rajagopalachari

Poem: The Tyger-William Blake

Skills: Personality Development and SWOC Analysis

Language Development: Graded Reasoning

Writing Skills: Descriptive Essay

Unit 3

Prose: the Face of Judas-Bnnie Chamberlain

Skills: Time Management and Internet Security

Language Development: Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

Writing Skills: Dialogue Writing and Semantic Markers

Unit 4

Poem: Still I Rise-Maya Angelou

Skills: Goal Setting

Language Development: Direct/Indirect Speech

Writing Skills: Letter Writing

Unit 5

One Act Play: Refund-Fritz Karinthy

Skills: Interpersonal Skills and Intrapersonal Skills

Language Development: Reading Comprehension

Writing Skills: Precis Writing


Unit 1

Prose (Speech): I Have a Dream-Martin Luther King, Jr.

Skills: Positive Thinking

Language Development: One-Word Substitites

Writing Skills: Word Processing Tools

Unit 2

Poem: Mending Wall-Robert Frost

Prose: The Cut-Off-Chetan Bhagat

Skills: Presentation in Power Point

Language Development: Phonetics

Unit 3

Prose: The Grief-Anton Chekhov

Skills: Dining Etiquettes and Mobile Etiquettes

Language Development: Jumbled Passages

Writing Skills: Information Transfer

Unit 4

Poem: The Pulley-George Herbert

Skills: Team Building

Language Development: Collocation

Writing Skills: Imaginative Essay

Unit 5

Prose (Story): Twelve Years a Slave (Oscar Winning Movie)

Skills: Problem Solving Skills

Language Development Leave Application

Writing Skills: Film Review