General English quick revision PDF notes, book, eBook for Engineering/BTech First Year - Free Download


Mar 15, 2017
Hello BTech First Year students, I am sharing the General English PDF class lecture notes, eBook, book as per the BTech First Year course syllabus. This is a common subject for all engineering students and these General English quick revision notes will help you score more marks and help study in less time.

List of topics covered in General English quick revision PDF Hand written class notes, book, eBook for BTech First Year:

Module-I The elements of Communication
  • The importance of communication through English at the present time
  • The process of communication and factors that influence communication sender, receiver, channel, code, topic, message, context, feedback, noise, filters & barriers
  • The importance of audience and purpose, The information gap principle: given and new information, information overload
  • Verbal and non-verbal communication: body language
  • Comparing general communication and business communication
Module-II The sounds of English
  • Vowels, diphthongs, consonants, consonant clusters
  • The International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA): Phonemic transcription
  • Problem Sounds, Syllable division and word stress
  • Sentence rhythm and weak forms, Contrastive stress in sentences to highlight different words
  • Intonation: Falling, rising and falling-rising tones
  • Varieties of Spoken English: Standard Indian, American and British
Module- III Review of English grammar
  • Static and Dynamic Verbs, The auxiliary system: finite and non-finite verbs
  • Time, tense and aspect, Voice: Active and passive
  • Modality, Negation, Interrogation: reported and tag questions
  • Conditionals, Concord, Phrasal Verbs
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