English For Oral Communication
Educational Services for Outreach at Scale (ESOS)
January 26th, 2021 to May 7th, 2021
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You have spent years studying English and taking exams in English. Yet, when it comes to speaking in English, you become rather uncomfortable. You wonder if it is ever possible to recall the right words and the right way of pronouncing words in English. If this description fits you, you are among the many adult learners in India who find their confidence dipping the moment they are expected to communicate in English. While there are several online resources for learning English, you might be looking for a course that addresses the specific difficulties that Indian learners face. This course has been designed with such an objective. It enables you to become an attentive and independent language learner.
What you will learn:
- Assessing your own English language skills
- Identifying and rectifying errors
- Methods for effective self-learning
- Pronunciation, grammar and contextual usage of language
- Understanding spoken English in different contexts
Ms. Rama Kulkarni, MA in English. Former English lecturer at Elphinstone College and NSS Commerce College, Mumbai.
Dr. Saroja Ganapathy, Postdoctoral Research Associate at IDC School of Design, IIT Bombay.
Ms. Shamini Joshi, M.A. in English from the University of Mumbai and a DELF B2 in French from Alliance Francaise de Bombay
December 31, 2020
March 10, 2021
January 26, 2021
May 7, 2021
This course will be conducted in a self-paced mode, i.e. all the lecture videos, slides, reading material, activities, and graded assignments will be released when the course starts. There will be recommended deadlines that students are encouraged to follow but ultimately you have the flexibility of progressing and completing the graded assignments at your own pace. However, you will need to complete them before the course ends.
Any one who wishes to learn or strengthen their verbal communication skills in English.
The registration fee for the course is Rs. 375/-. However, register before 7 February 2021 for Rs. 325/- only to avail an early bird registration discount.
Important Payment Instruction:
Please note that the registration fee once paid is neither refundable nor adjustable under any circumstances.
While making a payment for the course,
(i) If you receive a transaction failure message and your amount is NOT debited, please pay again by logging in to IITBombayX-LAKSHYA programme(https://www.it.iitb.ac.in/lakshya) website.
(ii) If your amount is debited and you still receive a transaction failure message, please DO NOT make another payment. Send a mail to email@example.com with cc to Eoutreach firstname.lastname@example.org with a subject "Transaction failure but amount debited". Also, provide the transaction details in the mail. You will soon receive a reply from us on the same.
Honor Code e-Certificates will be issued on successful completion of the course based on the grading policy mentioned in the course. Please note that all e-certificates will be issued online after the course ends on 7 May 2021. No hard copies will be given.
Enrollment will be strictly online, and no other mode of application will be entertained. The online registration is available from 31 December 2020 till 10 March 2021.
Course registration steps for the IITBombayX-Lakshya portal:
- Once you select the course of your interest from the homepage. A page will open where Click on the link “Click here for registration form” to get enrolled for this course.
- You will be prompted to enter your email address.
- If you have already registered in our earlier courses: Use your existing email id and password to get enrolled.
- If you are here for the first time: A form will open where you have to enter the OTP (received in the entered email), password and other required details and press SUBMIT button (for your account creation).
The course content is released under Open Source License. All participants must agree that the content contributed by them in any form, (assignments, questions, etc.) would be released under Open Source Licence, by accepting the terms mentioned under ‘No Objection Certificate’. All contributors will be acknowledged.