BE (2nd Semester)
Language – Professional Communication in English
Unit – I
Q 1. (a) What are the different barriers in communication ? What steps can be taken to overcome
(b) Describe the principles of making effective communication.
(c) What is a Grapevine communication? Mention its advantages and disadvantages
Unit – II
2 (a) The proprietor of firm , M/S ABC 12-A , New Civic Center Bhilai (C.G.) – 491004 wants to purchase five number of lathe, machines with accessories by the end of December , 2005 form IWs XYZ 101, Industrial Estate, Ludhiana (Punjab)- 321010, by considering this situation prepare a quotation invitation.
(a) Differentiate between the following :
(i) References and Bibliography
(ii) Abstract and Summery
(iii) Frontispiece and Glossary
(b) Wanted a software engineer for a multinational company stationed at Bombay, Candidates below 30 years age, who possess a bachelor degree in computer science or I.T. from a recognized university with minimum three years experience in software development may apply with particulars and expected salary to box No. 786. The Hindustan Times , New Delhi -110001 within 10 days of publication of this advertisement .In response to the above advertisement appeared in the Hindustan Times on 25/11/2005, assuming as if you possess all requisite qualification and experience write a job application latter.
3. (a) Do as directed
(I) Rewrite the following sentence in the passive:
The General Manager has announced that job efficiency bonus would be paid.
(ii) Suggest one word substitute for:
To hide oneself among object of similar color or appearance
(Ill) Suggest one word substitute for:
“The study of the rules for the formation of grammatical sentences in a language”.
(d) Construct a sentence containing the theme of the. Following! phrase |
“Many a little makes a mickle.”
(e) Rewrite the following sentence using the comparative form without changing its meaning :
“This machine is the most troublesome in the workshop.”
(f) Put the verb in the bracket in the correct tense form :
“Had the union Carbide taken due care the terrible accident.”
(g) Change the following sentence into indirect speech :
My mother said,” Have you done your home work.” |
(h) Rewrite the following :
(a) in negative
(b) in the interrogative
He held on to a branch
(i) Insert suitable preposition:
“I have been ill——————– two weeks.
(j) Change the following sentence into future continuous tense :
“I am going to the drycleaners.”
(k) Supply the correct form of the verb in bracket:
“If i had enough money, I (buy) a car
Correct the following sentence :
(l) Who’s bag is this ?’
(m) It is I who is responsible.
(n) He was studying spanish and french.
(o) The boy continuously asked for money from his father .
(p) The jury is giving their verdict now.
Unit – IV
(a) What all factors should be kept in mind to make the presentation effective?
(b) What preparation you will make before appearing for a job interview?
(c) What are the preparation required to conduct a meeting? What are “Agenda and Minutes of a meeting
5. (a) Give a brief account of the ethics of a telephonic conversation
(i) ” How to become a better listener” Explain.
(ii) Mention the qualities of a good précis. What are the do’s and don’ts in précis writing.