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To enable students to develop their communication skills effectively. To make students familiar with the English Language. 

To enrich their vocabulary in English 

To develop communicative competency


UNIT I – Preparatory Lesson 

Competition Matters 

Suzanne Sievert

A Personal Crisis May Change History – Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam 

Why Preserve Biodiversity – Prof. D. Balasubramanian 


UNIT II –Prose 

The Unexpected 

Robert Lynd 

My Greatest Olympic Prize 

Jesse Owens 

If You are wrong, admit it – Dale Carnegie 


UNIT III –Poetry 

The Night of the Scorpion 

Nissim Ezekiel 

Pulley or The Gift of God – George Herbert  

La Bella Dame Sans Merci – John Keats 


UNIT IV- Short Story  

The Gift of Magi – O Henry 

Three Questions  – Leo Tolstoy 


UNIT V – One Act Play

The Shirt 

Francis Dilion 

The Pie and the Tart

Hugh Chesterman 


Total: 60 Hours