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English - II (For Law Students)

English - II (For Law Students)

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Description
The language of law is characterized by precision and complexity. The interpretation of legal language calls for an in-depth understanding of its specialized register' of vocabulary and a wide rage of complex language structure. Its effective use in speaking and writing demands an even greater mastery of the varied resources of the English language. Preparing aspiring law professionals to become efficient communicators in English is therefore a daunting task.
Through this two volumes of English for Law, has undertaken that task, and he has accomplished it in a commendable way. His achievement is not at all surprising; for he is eminently equipped to undertake such a task. He has considerable expertise ad experience in a variety of mutually-enriching disciplines, namely, English, Law, Journalism, Mathematics and Econometrics, among others. Besides, his competence in languages such as Russian and Hindi, apart from his own mother tongue, Telugu, has enabled him to gain greater insight into how the English language works. This understanding is manifest in the design of the language exercises and explanation hi his books.
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Contents

Unit I Vocabulary
1. Guidelines to Read the Latin Words, Phrases and Maxims
2. Foreign Words and Phrases
3. Foreign (Latin) Maxims and Phrases
4. Important Affixes (Prefixes and Suffixes of Latin, Greek and English)
5. Certain Set Expressions and Phrases
6. One Word Substitution
7. Words often Confused and Misused
Unit II Comprehension Skills
1. Common Logical Skills of Reading Comprehension
2. Comprehension of Legal Texts
3. Common Logical Skills
4. Jumbled Words
5. Common Logical Fallacies
Unit III Composition of Skills
1. Use of Cohesive Devices in Legal Drafting
2. Precise (Precis) Writing
3. Brief-writing and Drafting of Reports
4. Essay Writing on Topics of Legal Interest
5. Caption/Heading and Title Writing
6. Transcoding Information from Charts, Graphs, Visual Images
7. Varieties of Sentence Structures and Verb Patterns
Unit IV Speech Training
1. Phonetic Symbols of Consonant Sounds
2. Phonetic Symbols of Vowel Sounds
3. Discrimination of Constant Sounds
4. Discrimination of Vowel Sounds
5. Consonant Clusters
6. Pronunciation of/s/ and /z/ in inflexional Suffixes; /-ed/ in verbs and variation of sounds
7. Strong and Weak Forms of Structural Words
8. Accent or Word Stress
9. Sentence Stress and Rhythm
10. Intonation
11. Consulting a Dictionary for Pronunciation, Meaning, Usage, etc
12. Reading Aloud (Knowledge of Proper Pauses)
13. Communication
Unit V Speech Making
1. Speech Making Through Rapid Reading
2. Spot Speaking in Competitions
3. Debating
4. Preparing Better Speeches for Public Speaking
5. Welcome Address
6. Introducing a Guest Speaker of the Resource Person
7. Introducing the Themes or Topics
8. Proposing a Vote of Thanks
9. Organising or Conducting a Seminar
10. Presentation in Work-Shop
Bibliography
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Author Details
Dr. S.R. Myneni
, M.A., M.Ed., LL.M., Ph.D., P.G. Diploma in Journalism & Mass Communication, P.G. Diploma in Econometrics, P.G. Diploma in Mathematics Ekadhika in Vedic Mathematicss, Rashtra Bhasha Praveena (Hindi) Diploma in Russian Language.
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