GENERAL ENGLISH SYLLABI PRESCRIBED FOR THE UNDERGRADUATE LEVEL IN SATAVAHANA UNIVERSITY, TELANGANA STATE: A CENSORIOUS ASSESSMENT

Adi Babu
2015 An International Refereed e-Journal of Literary Explorations November   unpublished
The purpose of this study is to determine whether the present syllabi of General English for undergraduate level students of Satavahana University have a positive impact on the English lecturers. It critically brings out that there are not standardized syllabi. English lecturers of the university argue that the syllabi are taken from newspaper columns for 'time pass reading' and it doesn't improve students' communication skills. The students of undergraduate level courses fell that the lessons
more » ... l that the lessons of the textbooks give boredom. This research tries to drag the ideas of the faculty on the present prescribed textbooks and there is no co-relation between syllabi and examination pattern. Introduction: Effective teaching needs standard textbooks which are most extensively used source of instruction on which teachers and lecturers basically depend on and so Generally English textbooks have flavor of Britain and America as English was born in these countries. The books replicate the culture of the target language but Indian students like their culture so the prescribed syllabi must be combined two cultures. Textbook must be aimed at focusing on language skills. The content of instructional material is a very important thing in language teaching. The textbooks should provide for a convenient teaching approach and they should guide the English lecturers. The present study is to decide whether the prescribed syllabi of General English for undergraduate level students of Satavahana University have a constructive impact on the English lecturers of the colleges or not. It comes to know that there are different arguments regarding the syllabi. The prescribed textbooks of the undergraduate level for the first year and second year are English for Fluency and English for Employability in which we have not seen even the objective
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