English Communication Question Paper' 2019, Assam University B.Com 1st Sem CBCS Pattern

 Assam University B.Com 1st Semester Question Paper
TDC (CBCS) Odd Semester Exam., 2019
ENGLISH (1ST Semester)
Course No.: ENGAEC-101T (English Communication)
Full Marks: 50
Pass Marks: 20
Time: 3 hours
The figures in the margin indicate full marks for the questions

UNIT – I

1. Answer any three of the following questions:          1x3=3

(a)       What is verbal communication?

(b)       Define non-verbal communication.

(c)        What is personal communication?

(d)       Define social communication.

2. Answer any one of the following questions:                   2

(a)       Explain briefly the meaning of spoken communication.

(b)       State any two merits of interpersonal communication.

3. Answer any one of the following questions:                5

(a)       State the disadvantages of non-verbal communication.

(b)       Discuss the salient features of personal communication.

UNIT – II

4. Answer any three of the following questions:                                 1x3=3

(a)       What do you mean by semantic barriers?

(b)       Define miscommunication.

(c)        What is the origin of the word ‘monologue’?

(d)       What is interview?

5. Answer any one of the following questions:          2

(a)       What is dramatic monologue?

(b)       Mention any two skills of group discussion.

6. Answer any one of the following questions:             5

(a)       Write a short note on communication barriers.

(b)       Discuss some skills to avoid miscommunication.

UNIT – III

7. Answer any three of the following questions:            1x3=3

(a)       Define close reading.

(b)       Mention one steps of close reading.

(c)        Define paraphrasing.

(d)       What is summarizing?

8. Answer any one of the following questions:               2

(a)       Describe briefly the meaning of close reading of a text.

(b)       Suggest two steps to be taken care of while summarizing a text.

9. Answer any one of the following questions:                                                     5

(a)       Mention some differences between summary and paraphrase of a text.

(b)       Discuss the importance of reading comprehension.

UNIT – IV

10. Answer any three of the following questions:            1x3=3

(a)       What do you mean by note making?

(b)       What is documenting?

(c)        Mention one of the features of documenting.

(d)       Why is note making necessary?

11. Answer any one of the following questions:                    2

(a)       Suggest any two steps of note making.

(b)       Mention any two steps of documenting.

12. Answer any one of the following questions:

(a)       Describe the various stages of documenting.

(b)       Describe the types of note making.

UNIT – V

13. Answer any three of the following questions:          1x3=3

(a)       What do you mean by informal letter?

(b)       What do you mean by business letter?

(c)        What are vertical reports?

(d)       Name a type of formal letter.

14. Answer any one of the following questions:            2

(a)       What are proposal reports?

(b)       What do you mean by letter of recommendation?

15. Answer any one of the following questions:    5

(a)       Write a report for the newspaper describing a traffic jam in which you, along with many, were trapped for many hours.

(b)       Write a letter to the Editor of a newspaper complaining against power cuts in your locality.

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