Capital University of Science & Technology

English - II (Communications Skills) (HM1023)


English - I (Functional English) (HM-1013)

Recommended Book(s)

Practical English Grammar By A. J. Thomson And A. V. Martinet

Reference Book(s)

1-  High Schools English Grammar By P. C. Wren And H. Martin

2-  Exploring The World Of English By Sadat Ali Shah

Course Objectives

The main objective of this course is to enhance English language skills of the students and develop their critical thinking. Moreover, the course will ensure enabling the students to be able to: • Write grammatically correct and structurally coherent English • Summarize lengthy texts in their own words • Know the format of memo writing and develop memorandum on their own • Translate texts into idiomatically correct language without sacrificing the originality of the source text • Develop paragraphs and essays beyond what they might have memorized in the past • Understand complex texts without being hindered by seemingly incomprehensible words and expressions • Understand the various parts of a report and write short reports on their own • Learn how to avoid common errors usually made by the learners of English as second language • Improve listening and speaking skills

Course Learning Outcomes (CLO)

CLO-1: Display intermediates to advanced level English language skills extending from the Freshman English I course. (Level: A2)

CLO-2: Express an enhanced ability in the general verbal and non-verbal English language Communication Skills which can support real life Electronic Engineering settings requiring team work and leadership skills. (Level: A2)

CLO-3: Practice basic research and writing skills associated to research work, to help them in writing research papers for the contemporary Engineering courses. (Level: A1)

CLO-4: Exhibit such supporting language techniques and personality grooming which cater to the requirements of the corporate sector. (Level: A2)

Course Contents

Précis Writing (04 sessions)
Paragraph and Essay Writing (04 sessions)
CV and Job Application Letter (04 sessions)
Reading and Comprehension (04 sessions)
Listening and Speaking Skills (04 sessions)
Memo Writing (04 sessions)
Translation of texts, Punctuation marks, vocabulary development (04 sessions)
Presentations Skills (04 sessions)
PowerPoint and Prezi
Final presentations

Mapping of CLOs to Program Learning Outcomes






PLO:1 (Engineering Knowledge)





PLO:2 (Problem Analysis)





PLO:3 (Design Development of Solutions)





PLO:4 (Investigation)





PLO:5 (Modern Tool Usage)





PLO:6 (Engineer & Society)





PLO:7 (Environment and Sustainability)





PLO:8 (Ethics)





PLO:9 (Individual & Team Work)





PLO:10 (Communication)





PLO:11 (Project Management)





PLO:12 (Life Long Learning)





Mapping of CLOs to Assessment Modules