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English For Science And Technology
Blended Learning is an approach that provides innovative educational solutions through an effective mix of traditional classroom teaching with mobile learning and online activities for teachers, trainers and students. The concept of blended learning is rooted in the idea that learning is not just a one-time event-learning is a continuous process. Blending provides various benefits over using any single learning delivery medium alone-Singh (2003). According to Friesen and Norm (2012), Blended learning is a formal education program in which a student learns at least in part through delivery of content and instruction via digital and online media with some element of student control over time, place, path, or pace.
This paper aims at ESL students and explains how denotative and connotative meanings of words used in English. People create new words when they need, and they give these words several meanings. Language is symbolic that is used to represent ideas, objects, and feelings. Connotation and denotation is a part of language and communication. They are two principal methods of describing the meanings of words. The connotation of a word or term adds elements of emotion, attitude, or color. The meaning or use of denotation and connotation depends partly on the field of study. Learning words of denotation and connotation is useful for ESL students to improve their writing style. Connotation and denotation play a vital role in learning language and comprehending literature. Words can be used for positive or negative connotations based on the context and need.
This paper, "The Intelligibility of English Sounds: A Study of Phonetics" aims at teaching and learning the correct pronunciation of English Sounds with the help of phonetic symbols. Pronunciation is an inseparable part of English language. Generally English is spoken by the people hailing from different first languages. Intelligibility of English is mandatory in the global world. In English language there is no one-to-one relationship between the letters of the alphabet and the sounds they represent.
Abstract This paper deals with the importance of Communicative Language Learning and the learner -centered environment to the engineering students . In the present scenario of industry English communication skills are given very much importance. Learner -centered education focuses on each student’s individual needs. English Language Communication Skills like LSRW are vital for the engineering students to meet the needs and demands of technical advancement in education and employability. EST is a sub category of the larger field of English for Specific Purposes (ESP). It has been very important for the institutions of engineering and technology. Effective language teaching and learning can only be achieved when teachers are aware of their learners’ needs, capabilities, potentials, and preferences in meeting these needs. The teachers of English in engineering colleges ought to acquire a specific set of competencies and get trained in latest Teaching -Learning Strategies. A learner -centered approach facilitates learning through techniques involving learners. Students are provided an opportunity to put grammar to use and to relate grammar instruction to real life situations. Technical vocabulary ought to be taught in order that learners may be trained to use words with appropriateness and precision for more effective communication.