Better Spoken English

IIT Madras Course , Prof. Shreesh Chaudhary

Lecture 1: Introduction

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Better Spoken English by Prof. Shreesh Chaudhary, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, IIT Madras. For more details on NPTEL visit

Course Description :

Why a course in Spoken English - Student Presentation : Cycle I : Who I am - Feed Back on Presentation - Aspects of Theatre in Formal Presentation : Grooming, Body Language, Eye Contact, Voice Modulation - Linguistic Aspects of Mishearing - A Good Tempo of Speech in English - Announce Topic for Presentation : Cycle II : A Civic Problem in My Place - Research and Organization of Presentation I : Sources of Information - Research and Organization of Presentation II : Tables, Charts, Graphs - Making Power Point Slides and Other Presentation Aid - Criteria for (Self) Evaluation of Presentation - Student Presentation : Cycle II : A Civic problem in My Place - Feedback - Announce Topic for Cycle III : A Managerial Solution - Grammar of Phrasal Pause in English

Rhythm in Spoken English : All I want is a room somewhere/ Far away - Rhythm in Spoken English II - Phrasal Pause in Spoken English - Phrasal Pause in Spoken English II : Numbers, Units of Weight, Height - Listening to Units of Time, Weight, Distance, Etc.: Take a Break - Word Stress in English : Unique Features - Stress in Simple English Words - Stress in Derived Words in English Student Presentation

Feedback on Presentation - Announce Topic for Cycle IV : Improving a Product/a Project - Listening to a Technical Conversation : Bid for Power - Preparing for and Presenting a Flow Chart, Diagram, Drawing, Etc. - Some Difficult Sounds in English - Student Presentation - Conclusion of the Course

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