Language and Communication Skills

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Communication skills play an important role in our lives. We may acquire any degree or position but if we are not good communicators we cannot be successful in life. Language acquisition comes from the understanding of LSWR- Listening, Speaking, Writing and Reading.

Being able to communicate effectively is one of the most important life skills to learn. Communication is defined as the process of transferring information. It aims at achieving greater understanding. It can be done vocally (through verbal exchanges), through written media (books, websites, and magazines), visually (using graphs, charts, and maps) or non-verbally (body language, gestures, pitch of voice and tone). All these means of communication are essential soft skills that are vital for a successful career.

Having strong communication skills helps in all aspects of life – from professional life to personal life and everything that falls in between. From a business standpoint, all transactions result from communication. Good communication skills are essential to allow others and yourself to understand information more accurately and quickly.

In contrast, poor communication skills lead to frequent misunderstanding and frustrations. Communication is at the top of the list of the most sought-after soft skills among employers. Succeeding in career requires good communication skills. You need to know what you want and how you are going to attain it. Being an excellent communicator helps propel your career. Good communication skills aid in helping you crack an interview and pass the selection process. Being able to articulate well provides a significant advantage! 

At workplace too, one has to discuss problems, request information, interact with others, and have good human relations skills – these are all part of having good communication skills. They help in being understood well and in helping understand the needs of those around you.

Being able to communicate effectively is perhaps the most important of all life skills. It is what enables us to pass information to other people, and to understand what is said to us. 

Uttaranchal University aims at making the students good communicators. To fulfill this intent various events are organized from time to time wherein the students can involve in varied communication situations. All the colleges and their departments play vital roles in honing their skills. Students not only get to understand the value of these skills but also get an opportunity to showcase their abilities and communicate flawlessly.

Language Laboratory:

Language Laboratory is a networked application developed for students and enhances opportunities to practise communication skills. The University has built up a state-of-the-art Language Laboratory with over 72 desk tops and gadgetry, aimed at honing the communication proficiency in English Language. Here learning language becomes more tasks based and contextual individually. It provides an easy way to master the language through the method of listening and speaking.

Our Language Laboratory has the following Hardware & Software:

Snet Class, Screen broad cast, voice broad cast, Voice Chat System, Monitor and Control Screen recording and play back, group chat, remote command, file distributing , remote setting, net movie, rush to answer, web control, program control.

Communication Enhancing Program Software: Tense Booster, Study Skill Success, MS Office 2003.

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