An effective workshop on ‘English Language Skills’ was organized at Neelkanth Vidyapeeth International School Hyderabad, by faculty of Manav Rachna International University, Faridabad sponsored by “The Hindu” newspaper.
Three sessions were held during the workshop. In the first session, Language skills and vocabulary building strategy was dealt in detail by Miss Deepali from Department of English. Exercises were also undertaken by the participants.
The second session was on verbal communication skills especially on how to plan and deliver a presentation. In this session after the initial deliberation on how to make a presentation, a psychometric exercise to assess the communication skills of participants was also conducted. The third session dwelt in detail on Phonetics which comprises strategy, detailed pronunciation, nuances of English sounds, particularly International phonetics symbols (IPA symbols), etc. Handouts comprising exercises and a detailed information on IPA sounds (Phonetics sounds) were given to participants.
Around 75 participants comprising teachers and students participated in the workshop enthusiastically. A feedback of the teachers and students was also taken and was rated fruitful by participants.