Offered by JAMAL MOHAMED COLLEGE

April 21, 2019 Critical Thinking

Offered by
JAMAL MOHAMED COLLEGE (AUTONOMOUS)
(Nationally Reaccredited with “A” Grade by NAAC)
(Recognized by UGC as College with Potential for Excellence)
(Affiliated to Bharathidasan University)
Tiruchirappalli – 620 020
Tamilnadu, India
NOVEMBER 2018

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Sl.no Description Maximum marks Marks awarded
1. Group Discussion 20 2. Resume 10 3. Mock Interview 20 4. Workbook
(Each unit carries 10 marks) 50 TOTAL MARKS 100 Signature of the Examiner with date
UNIT-1 COMMUNICATION SKILLS
Exercise-1 Word building
From the word “Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis”
Make any 100 words in English.

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Exercise-2 Creating Sentences
Just imagine you live in a country named “JAMALIA” where there are only ten words must be used. Write down the ten words which you choose. Please remember, you must create sentences with the words you choose.

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Exercise-3 Self Introduction:-

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Exercise-4 Conversational Etiquette
Please write down your good manners.

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Do you have bad manners? If yes, what are they?
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What are some good table manners?
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Do you wish the strangers? Why? Why not? For example:- Assalamu alaikkum or Hi
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Will you listen others chat on the street?
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UNIT-2 EMOTIONAL SKILLS
Exercise-5 Reactions
Situation 1: One of your college fell down in front of you, what is your immediate reaction?
Circle your reactions
1. You laugh and move ahead.

2. You laugh yet help him stand.
3. You wait for someone to come and help him.
4. You understand his pain and help him.
Situation 2: When your friend is having difficulty coping with his portions after a sick leave.

Circle your reactions
1. You are happy that you can get more marks than him.

2. You let him copy from answer sheet in the exam.
3. You wonder what if you get sick and try concentrating on your health.

4. You help him by giving your notes and spend time and help him reach up to a level .

Situation 3: In a classroom, you see your friend is scolded badly by a teacher because of his / her misbehavior.
Circle your reactions
You visibly support his/her misbehavior.

You are angry at the teacher yet you do not react.
You are happy that you are not in that position.

You go to the teacher and rebuke him.
Exercise-6 Activity: Watch the YouTube link mentioned below https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f54YUoZRmeEWrite a summary on your opinion. Have you ever witnessed such a situation in your life, what was your reaction and what will be your reaction in the future?
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UNIT-3 FUNCTIONAL SKILLS
Exercise-7 E-mail writing
Directions:1. All the phrases given below must be used.2. Email must have minimum 50 words otherwise it will be considered invalid.3. Addressing and signing must be done as provided in the given question.4. Use proper Grammar and Punctuation.5. Additional Phrases apart from the provided one can also be used.

As a student, write an email to the subject lecturer of SOFT SKILLS DEVELOPMENT, Mr. S. Peerbasha, intimating of the late submission of the assignment that is due today. Also, get the permission for the submission within two days from now. Sign the email as Mr. Y. Mohammed Iqbal.

Ought to submit – deadline – apologies – late submission – responsibility – inconveniences – two days – permission – will never repeat
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Exercise-8 Design your fantasy job advertisement with the following details:-
Job title
Job location
Job description
Pay
Skills needed
Qualification
Qualities desired
Employer name
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Exercise-9 Paste a newspaper clip.

Write the following:-
What is the news about?
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Why has it happened?
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UNIT-4 INTERPERSONAL SKILLS
Exercise-10 SWOT ANALYSIS
You are going to take a seminar (PowerPoint Presentation) in your department seminar hall in front of your H.O.D, class tutor, subject lecturer, other lecturers and your department students. Perform the SWOT Analysis.

Exercise-11 Decision making
Read the following scenario.
It is our college interval (refresh) timing. i.e 11.15 am – 11.30 am. All your classmates are out of the classroom. You have to go to the restroom. On the way to the restroom, you pass your class and notice that there is someone in the classroom. You notice that one of your best friends reach into another person’s desk and take a computer laptop from a bag. After watching this scenario, you quickly move from the place. Later, the victim walks up to the class tutor and said that his laptop is missing. During IV hour, your class tutor enters your class and announces that this student’s computer laptop has been stolen. What do you do?
Answer the following questions:-
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Exercise-12 Prioritization scenario
You are living in Kerala now. It’s been raining for days and the rivers are rising quickly; up and over their banks and unfortunately into the basement of your house where you do your Braille transcription work. You wake to water everywhere…
1. What resources will you need immediately?
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UNIT-5 PERSONALITY SKILLS
Exercise-13 Posting Leadership Quotes and reflects on it.

Post at least ten leadership quotes in the worksheet. Explain any three quotes which are relevant to you.
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Exercise-14 Choose your leadership skills among the following and write the top five among them:-
??Find a vision
??Establish team values
??Set norms
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??Nurture collaboration
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??Conduct effective meetings ??Make meaningful decisions
??Manage conflict
??Problem solve efficiently
??Set goals
??Plan effectively
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??Communicate successfully ??Coach others
??Train for competency
??Give productive feedback
??Manage change
??Assess performance
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Exercise-15 Critical thinking
WHAT MIGHT HAPPEN? This exercise is to think critically and express your new ways of handling the situations. Answer the following questions with your own creative and constructive thinking.
What would happen
if ….. there were suddenly no internet facilities, computers, or phones of any kind anywhere on Earth?
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