Sub:- SBTET-TS-Hyderabad- Academics- C-14- Curriculum- Pattern for Communication Skills Lab Practice (Common-408) exam for 4th semester-Intimation-Reg.
Ref:- C-14 curriculum
With reference to the subject cited above, all the principals are here by informed that the finalized pattern for Communication Skills Lab Practice (Common-408) exam for 4th semester students is here with enclosed in the Annexure.
The Principals are therefore requested to take necessary steps to arrange for implementation of the same.
Communication Skills Lab Practice Common – 408
Total Marks: 100
Marks allotted for
i) Internal Assessment : 40
ii) End Examination : 60
The marks are allocated for Communication Skills Lab Practice in the following manner:
Internal Marks:40 Marks
- Listening Skills : 10 Marks
Five questions will be given. Teacher reads an unseen passage or plays an audio file once. Students have to answer the questions after listening to the passage. Each question carries two marks.
- Making presentations: 20 marks
The list of the topics will be displayed during the fifth practical session. Students select a topic each through lottery. Presentation should be for five minutes. All the presentations of the students have to be completed before the end examination. Marks allotted to students will be recorded in register.
- Record: 05 marks
Students have to answer the questions given in the activities in the students’ lab manual in a separate notebook or a record book. In the same notebook or record book, they shall answer the questions given in the assignments.
- Active participation in the lab activities, punctuality, discipline, etc. : 05 Marks
End Examination:60 Marks (3 Hours)
- Listening Skills: 10 marks (30 Minutes)
Five questions will be given. Teacher reads an unseen passage or plays an audio file once. Students have to answer the questions after listening to the passage. Each question carries two marks. (Listening Skills test may be conducted for the whole class at the same time.
- Group Discussion: 30 marks (30 Minutes)
(10 Minutes for each Group Discussion)
Just before the commencement of the exam, the groups and their topics should be displayed in the exam hall. The students shall be divided on the basis of PIN or as per the convenience of the teacher. Each group may consist of five or six students. The Group Discussion may be conducted simultaneously for two or three groups. The external examiner, the internal examiner and the assistant examiner supervise and evaluate the Group Discussion.
- Speaking Skills: 20 marks ( 120 Minutes)
Teacher asks the students questions individually. Topics for this activity are:
- Introducing Oneself
- Describing Objects
- Reporting Past Incidents
- Describing Events
- Speaking from Observation / Reading
- Interview Skills
Internal examiner and the external examiner assess the performance of the students and award them the marks. Maximum marks for the end exam is 60 (Pass marks in internal is 20 and in end exam is 30). Records of the students have to be preserved in the English Language laboratories for at least four years. This 408 examination is on par with any other lab examination.
A Note on External Examiner:External Examiner may be a regular or a contract lecturer working in a Polytechnic/Junior College/Degree College/Engineering College (Government or Private).