Techniques of Reading Comprehension (Unseen Passage)

'To tell a story and to be in a story are two different things and a writer must be aware of this'. I heard it from a writer and since then, I believe that understanding of the text at hand depends on how much involvement we create with the writer and the thought.

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Amrita Pritam (born 31 August 1919) is a household name in Punjab, being the first most prominent woman Punjabi poet and fiction writer. After partition, she made Delhi her second home. She was the first woman recipient of the Sahitya Akademi Award, the first Punjabi woman to receive the Padma Shree from the President of India in 1969.

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Business Communication for Managers

The need to foster employability and management skills has emerged and the educational world has taken a considerate note of it. Industry wants 'Freshers with Perfection',  which somehow seems difficult. Hence, being, students, need to maximize their learning and gain as much exposure as possible.

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Spoken English and Broken English - Podcast

George Bernard Shaw speaks English in English! He underlines what he means by English Speaking. The insights that he gives are deep and one can really understand the English Language's nature by it. It is at the same time light-hearted and fluent.

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Reading: Types and Techniques

The fundamental feature of life on earth is the assimilation of learning by means of Listening-Speaking-Reading-Writing. Reading and Writing stand for the existence of Language. We are here discussing READING and various techniques to master this academic skill.

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Communication aims at 'transmission of information' from the source to the target. Conveying maximum information by using minimum words. If the 'conciseness, preciseness and clarity' rules are followed, you can convince the reader. It is not said without reason that 'simplicity' attracts the viewer.

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I Have a Dream by Martin Luther King Podcast

"I Have a Dream" is a public speech delivered by American civil rights activist Martin Luther King, Jr. on August 28, 1963, in which he calls for an end to racism in the United States. Delivered to over 250,000 civil rights supporters from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial during the March on Washington, the speech was a defining moment of the American Civil Rights Movement. (Wikipedia)

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Understanding what is being said is an important aspect of Listening Skills. One who can Comprehend the meaning and message of what is being heard can return the communication with more accuracy. In the 21st century skills, listening leads the race as this has become a rare thing to see in people.

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Life starts with a conversation. When we interact with people around us, we actually create a world for ourselves. Face-to-face talk is the best way to interact and communicate our thoughts with the right perspective. However, perfect communication is not always possible in this age of transportation.

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Non-Verbal Communication: Knowing KOPPACT

Communication is what it does! All living beings are empowered with special faculty to communicate. They use a language that is not denoted in the dictionary. We know this medium as Non-Verbal Communication. Communication through body language, gestures, face, eyes, time, objects or appearance, touch, and space etc.

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Comprehension Skills For Everyone

I went to watch a movie; I read a novel; I watched a play; I listened to a speech; I read a letter; I observed a labourer... I remembered them all! I was asked about the Movie-Novel-Play-Speech-Letter-Labourer and I was able to respond to them, about all of them!

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Communication Process, Models and Channels

“Little pigeons can carry great messages!" We all need to remember this old and wise saying about communication and its vehicles. Defining Communication Skills and Screening the ‘Implicit Scope’ of Communicative Competence is not a big deal now. we the impact everywhere.

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How Far is the River? Podcast by Amity Students

How Far is the River? By Ruskin Bond, a writer with name and fame for his simple stories, characters. This podcast has been prepared by students as their class learning assignment and has been submitted as EduSoMedia Podcast work. The students have done hundreds of such podcasts.

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E-Mail Etiquettes - Basics

 Electronic Mail does not need any introduction to highlight the importance it has in our communication culture. From the Internet to the Web, from simple computers to advanced notebooks, from basic phones to modern-day smartphones- e-mail has travelled a lot.

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Communication: A Refresher to the Basics

Communication is what it does! And what it does is what we want it to do. There is a fundamental human intent to impress others and get the desired feedback from them. All this happens via communication. Now, what we make out of Communication is the question that keeps a lot of focus here.

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Business Memo Format and Guidelines

Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary says: Memo is an official note from a person to another in the same organisation. It is a REMINDER to the office or the authority to do what they are supposed to do. As both the parties are accountable to each other and are well known, being part of the same working mechanism, very few formal elements remain with the information conveyed.

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Note Taking Methods

Sometimes we may not assume in the beginning, how much possibility a topic of discussion carries with it; we realise it later when the collective knowledge reaches a level of acknowledgement. Then we find a lot to be written in notebooks and diaries. The urge to remember everything suddenly becomes stronger and we need some smart ways that moment, to preserve that moment in notes.

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Under the EduSoMedia Model of Learning, students at Amity University Noida recorded their podcasts and this way they initiated a new wave of learning that stands for their professional development along with the academic contribution. These Podcasts are the pioneer works in HigherEd Podcasting. 

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Business Memo : Format & Characteristics

Organised workplaces keep their communication organised. It is the adherence to the protocol and code of conduct that makes an organisation successful on the communication part.  When we start knowing the various tools of business or office communication, we find that there are two major categories of Official Communication:

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