Certificate Course in Spoken English: CCSE Part II (Free Online Course Designed and Coordinated By Asst. Prof. Tejesh Beldar)

“We Need English, Let’s Use It”

Introduction : 

The primary goal of the course is to improve communicative performance and thereafter competence i.e. the ability to communicate in English according to the situation, purpose and roles of the participants

(to speak efficiently and appropriately in oral communication in day to day interaction)

 

Course Features :
•Multi-skills syllabus that links grammar and communicative functions.

•Interacting and enjoyable activities through life like situations in pair work and small group.

•Scope for individual practice that enable learner to personalize language.

•Use of AV Aids, Songs, video clips, Mobile, PPTs and modern technology.

•Encourage real communication through practical application.

 

Approach and Methodology:

•The course heavily depends upon Community Language Learning Methodology and English for Specific Purposes.

•Throughout the course the learner has opportunity to personalize the language by using it in life like situations.

•The maximum exposure to English language will be given with the help of authentic material – news clips, movies and documentary etc.

 

Course Components (Syllabus): Spoken/Conversational Skills :

Greetings and responding to the greetings

Introducing yourself and others

Joining/ leaving conversation

Requesting

Invitations

Spoken/Conversational Skills : (copy)

A. Greeting and Responding to the Greetings:

Neutral/Safe:

Morning/Afternoon/Evening!

Good to see you again

 How very nice to see you again

Informal:

Hi! How are you?

Hi everybody!

 Hello Ajay!

Formal:

Good morning ladies and gentlemen!

Good evening, sir!

 Good afternoon, gentlemen!

1. What is a formal way of Greetings?

  • Good morning ladies and gentlemen!
  • Morning/Afternoon/Evening!
  • Hi! How are you?

2. What is an informal way of Greetings?

  • Hi everybody!
  • Morning/Afternoon/Evening!
  • Good afternoon, gentlemen!

3. What is Neutral/Safe way of Greetings?

  • Morning/Afternoon/Evening!
  • Good afternoon, gentlemen!
  • Hi! How are you?

B. Introducing Yourself

Neutral/Safe:

Excuse me, my name is Vishal.

Excuse me, I don’t think we’ve met before. My name is Rohit.

 How do you do? My name is Rohit.

Informal:

Hi!  I’m Rohit.

 Hello! You must be Vishal. I’m Rohit.

Formal:

May I introduce myself? I’m Tejesh Beldar

First let me introduce myself: Tejesh Beldar

 Allow me to introduce myself: Tejesh Beldar

1. What is a formal way of Introducing Yourself?

  • Allow me to introduce myself: Tejesh Beldar
  • How do you do? My name is Rohit.
  • Hi! I’m Rohit.

2. What is an informal way of Introducing Yourself?

  • Hello! You must be Vishal. I’m Rohit.
  • First let me introduce myself: Tejesh Beldar
  • Excuse me, my name is Vishal.

3. What is Neutral/Safe way of Introducing Yourself?

  • Excuse me, my name is Vishal.
  • May I introduce myself? I’m Tejesh Beldar
  • Hi! I’m Rohit.

C. Introducing Others:

Neutral/Safe:

This is Vishal Sonawane

I’d like you to meet Anita Sonawane

 Have you met Dr. Jagdish Jadhav?

Informal:

Meet my cousin Anita

 Oh, look here is Ashwarya

Formal:

May I introduce you to Aarti Beldar?

Please, let me introduce you to Aarti Beldar

Allow me to introduce you to Aarti Beldar

 It is with great pleasure that I introduce you to Aarti Beldar

1. What is a formal way of Introducing Others ?

  • Oh, look here is Ashwarya
  • It is with great pleasure that I introduce you to Aarti Beldar
  • This is Vishal Sonawane

2. What is an informal way of Introducing Others ?

  • May I introduce you to Aarti Beldar?
  • I’d like you to meet Anita Sonawane
  • Meet my cousin Anita

3. What is Neutral/Safe way of Introducing Others ?

  • Allow me to introduce you to Aarti Beldar
  • Have you met Dr. Jagdish Jadhav?
  • Oh, look here is Ashwarya

You have invited your Friend/Teacher for a dinner/Lunch. Introduce him/her to your family and vice versa. Write the introduction in the form of dialogue.

Write the introduction in the form of dialogue. Write the dialogue in about 100-200 words. 

D. Joining a Conversation

Neutral/Safe:

Excuse me. Do you mind if I join you?

Lovely day, isn’t it?

Informal:

Hi!  Great party, isn’t it?

Hello! Are you a friend of Aarti?

Formal:

Excuse me I was wondering if I could join you?

I beg your pardon, but aren’t you Kiran Patil?

1. What is a formal way of Joining a Conversation?

  • I beg your pardon, but aren’t you Kiran Patil?
  • Excuse me. Do you mind if I join you?

2. What is an informal way Joining a Conversation?

  • Hello! Are you a friend of Aarti?
  • Excuse me I was wondering if I could join you?

3. What is Neutral/Safe way of Joining a Conversation?

  • Lovely day, isn’t it?
  • I beg your pardon, but aren’t you Kiran Patil?

E.Taking Leave

Neutral/Safe:

Good bye/ Good bye then.

Look forward to see you soon.

Informal:

Bye!/Bye-bye!/ See you soon/later/around!

Take care. Bye!/ Look after yourself. Bye!

Formal:

I look forward to seeing you again soon.

1. What is a formal way of Joining a Conversation?

  • See you soon!
  • I look forward to seeing you again soon.

1. What is an informal way Joining a Conversation?

  • Take care. Bye!/ Look after yourself. Bye!
  • Look forward to see you soon.

3. What is Neutral/Safe way of Joining a Conversation?

  • Look forward to see you soon.
  • I look forward to seeing you again soon.

F. Requesting

Neutral/Safe:

Would you lend me your scooter, please?

Could you type this letter for me, please?

Do you mind my using your mobile/telephone, please?

Informal:

Can you help me?

Got a thousand rupees.

Do me favour and lend me a thousand rupees.

Formal:

Would it be possible for you to help me?

We should be most grateful if you could help us.

I’m sorry to trouble you, but could you help us?

1. What is a formal way of Requesting?

  • Can you help me?
  • I’m sorry to trouble you, but could you help us?

2. What is an informal way of Requesting?

  • Got a thousand rupees.
  • We should be most grateful if you could help us.

3. What is a Neutral/Safe way of Requesting?

  • Can you help me?
  • Could you type this letter for me, please?

You are having dinner in your house with your family. Use apt expressions of requesting.

Write in the  form of dialogue. (100-200 words)

G. Inviting: Accepting and Declining an Invitation

Inviting

Neutral/Safe:

Would you like to come for……………………?

Won’t you come for………?

I would very much like you to come for……

Informal:

What about having lunch with us?

Why don’t you have lunch with us?

You must have lunch with us.

Formal:

Would you care to have lunch with us?

We should be very pleased/delighted if you could have lunch with us.

Accepting Invitation

Neutral/Safe:

Thank you. I’d like to.

That would be very nice.

That sounds like a very nice idea.

Informal:

Thank you very much/ Thanks a lot.

I won’t say no./ Great. I’d love to.

Formal:

That’s really very/most kind of you.

What a splendid idea! Thank you.

I’d very much like to.

Declining an Invitation

Neutral/Safe:

Thank you very much, but………..

I wish I could, but I ‘m sorry I have………..

I’m afraid I’ve already promised to……but thank you very much.

Informal:

I’d love to, but.

Oh, what a shame. I won’t be there.

Sorry, I can’t, but thanks anyway.

Formal:

That’s extremely kind of you, but…….

Sadly/Unfortunately, I won’t be in town. However, thank you for

inviting me.

Your friend wants to invite you to a movie on Saturday. You are free and so you accept the invitation.

Write a brief dialogue in about 100- 150 words 

Your neighbor invites you and your family to lunch on a Diwali day. But you have booked your tickets and are leaving on same day.

Write a brief dialogue in about 100 -150 words.