Webinar on Developing Writing Skills and Avoiding Common Errors
The Department of English (Shift-I), Sacred Heart College, organised a webinar on the topic Developing Writing Skills and Avoiding Common Errors in English on 03/02/2021. Dr. M.A. Sahul Hameed, Associate Professor of English, VIT University, Vellore, was the resource person. The webinar began at 2.00 p.m. through Google Meet. Students from General English classes and B.A. English (Shift-I) were invited to the webinar. Hundred students took part in the webinar. The Resource person was very precise in his talk augmenting the need for developing the writing skills. He discussed the various ways in which they can develop their writing skills. He insisted on learning five new words every day and keeping a diary to note down everything what they learn. Further he added that, without reading it is not possible to develop our writing skills. Therefore he suggested a few authors, mostly Indian Writers for developing their reading habit. He also pointed out how punctuations and spelling mistake can alter the meaning of the usage of a word and how a word can be used in different contexts. The webinar was over at 03.15 p.m.