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Communication Skills

NPTEL and Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur via YouTube


Instructor: Prof. T. Ravichandran, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, IIT Kanpur.

Considering the significance of the English language as a tool for global communication, the course aims to develop and enhance the linguistic and communicative competence of the students. The focus is on honing the skills of reading, writing, listening, and speaking. By providing suitable examples, the students will be exposed to various forms of personal and professional communication. The self-learning tasks designed will facilitate to enhance effective communication skills in a modern, globalised context.


Mod-01 Lec-01 Introduction.
Mod-02 Lec-01 Barriers to Communication Lecture-01.
Mod-02 Lec-02 Barriers to Communication Lecture-02.
Mod-02 Lec-03 Barriers to Communication Lecture-03.
Mod-03 Lec-01 Non-Verbal Communication Lecture-01.
Mod-03 Lec-02 Non-Verbal Communication Lecture-02.
Mod-03 Lec-03 Non-Verbal Communication Lecture-03.
Mod-03 Lec-04 Non-Verbal Communication Lecture-04.
Mod-03 Lec-05 Non-Verbal Communication Lecture-05.
Mod-04 Lec-01 Listening Skills Lecture-01.
Mod-04 Lec-02 Listening Skills Lecture-02.
Mod-04 Lec-03 Listening Skills Lecture-03.
Mod-05 Lec-01 Business Letters Writing Lecture-01.
Mod-05 Lec-02 Business Letters Writing Lecture-02.
Mod-05 Lec-03 Business Letters Writing Lecture-03.
Mod-05 Lec-04 Business Letters Writing Lecture-04.
Mod-06 Lec-01 Report Writing Lecture-01.
Mod-06 Lec-02 Report Writing Lecture-02.
Mod-07 Lec-01 Group Discussion Lecture-01.
Mod-07 Lec-02 Group Discussion Lecture-02.
Mod-07 Lec-03 Group Discussion Lecture-03.
Mod-08 Lec-01 Interview Skills Lecture-01.
Mod-08 Lec-02 Interview Skills Lecture-02.
Mod-08 Lec-03 Interview Skills Lecture-03.
Mod-08 Lec-04 Interview Skills Lecture-04.
Mod-08 Lec-05 Interview Skills Lecture-05.
Mod-08 Lec-06 Interview Skills Lecture-06.
Mod-08 Lec-07 Interview Skills Lecture-07.
Mod-09 Lec-01 Netiquette Lecture-01.
Mod-09 Lec-02 Netiquette Lecture-02.
Mod-10 Lec-01 Oral Presentation Lecture-01.
Mod-10 Lec-02 Oral Presentation Lecture-02.
Mod-10 Lec-03 Oral Presentation Lecture-03.
Mod-11 Lec-01 Cross Cultural Communication Lecture-01.
Mod-11 Lec-02 Cross Cultural Communication Lecture-02.
Mod-11 Lec-03 Cross Cultural Communication Lecture-03.
Mod-11 Lec-04 Cross Cultural Communication Lecture-04.
Mod-12 Lec-01 Common Errors Lecture-01.
Mod-12 Lec-02 Common Errors Lecture-02.
Mod-12 Lec-03 Common Errors Lecture-03.

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