NU 2nd Year – Advanced Writing Skills Suggestion

NU 2nd Year - Advanced Writing Skills Suggestion

2018 Suggestions on Advanced Writing Skills

(Paper Code:  221105)

NU 2nd Year - Advanced Writing Skills Suggestion

Part A & B

Letter Writing:

  1. Define the following topics: Formal letter, Informal letter, and Business letter.
  2. What are the differences between formal writing and informal writing? ****
  3. What are the differences between a formal letter and an informal letter?
  4. What are the elements/constituents of a business letter? *****
  5. What are the elements of an informal letter?
  6. What are the styles (/layouts) of a business letter? ****
  7. How are notices designed?2016
  8. What are minutes? 2015,2017
  9. Memo? Format of a memo? What are the purposes of writing a memo? ***2017
  10. What are the differences between memo and job application?
  11. What is an office note? What are the purposes of writing an office note? ***
  12. What is a press release? When is a press release published? ***2017
  13. What should be the language of a press release?2017
  14. What are the types of a business letter?
  15. What is a letter of complaint? 2015
  16. What is a cover letter? How many categories does a cover letter have?2016
  17. Show the differences between Press-Release and minute. 2015
  18. Resume? Resume vs CV? Elements of a CV? ****
  19. What is a job application letter? Format? Purpose of a job application letter? ****
  20. What are the considerations of a business letter? ****
  21. What is CV? Write down the format of a CV.2016
  22. What are the purposes and structures of a letter’s to editor? ***

Paragraph Writing:

  1. What is a paragraph? *****
  2. What are the types of paragraph? ******
  3. What is a contrast Paragraph?2017
  4. What are the parts of a paragraph?*
  5. What is the body of a paragraph?
  6. What are introducers in a Paragraph?
  7. What are developers in a Paragraph?
  8. What are modulators in a Paragraph?
  9. What are terminators in a Paragraph? 2015
  10. What are the characteristics of a paragraph?
  11. What is a cause & effect paragraph? ****
  12. How is a cause & effect paragraph developed? 2015
  13. What are the differences between descriptive and argumentative paragraph? *********
  14. Show the differences between narrative and descriptive paragraph? ****2015
  15. Show the differences between compare and contrast paragraph? ****
  16. What are the features of a comparison paragraph?2016
  17. What are the differences between an essay and a paragraph? ***
  18. What are the steps of writing a paragraph? 2015****
  19. What is a process paragraph? 2015
  20. What is a narrative paragraph? **
  21. What is the organization of a paragraph?
  22. What is brainstorming? *****
  23. What is a topic sentence? **********
  24. What is the importance of a topic sentence?
  25. Differentiate between a lead sentence and a topic sentence.2016
  26. Write topic sentence for the following topics:*********************100%

2016 Global Warming, Tree Plantation, Distance Learning, A Village Market,2016 Facebook, Price Hike, , Traffic Jam, Terrorism, Democracy, Water Pollution, Child Labour, Good Manners, Digital Bangladesh, dowry System, Eve teasing, Neuclear Power, Eve-teasing, Friendship, 2015, Leisure, The study of science, Self-reliance, Corruption, Food Adulturation, Fermer’s of Bangladesh, Spring, E-book, Our Seminar Library, National University.Drug addiction, 2015, Gender Discrimination, 2015, Internet , 2015. Social Values, Charity, Humansim, Acid Throwing, Higher Education in Bangladesh, 2017Mobile Phone, Female Education, E-mail, Ptriotism,

Book Fair 2017

 

Essay Writing:

  1. Give a brief description of the three basic parts of an essay.2016
  2. What is an essay? *****2017
  3. What are the types of an essay? 2015****
  4. What is a thesis statement?***2015, 2017
  5. What are the differences between a topic sentence and a thesis statement? 2015
  6. What is the structure of an essay? ***
  7. What are the essential elements of an essay?
  8. What is a persuasive essay?*
  9. What is a narrative essay?2015
  10. What is a descriptive essay?2017
  11. What are the differences between an essay and a paragraph? ****
  12. What are the differences between a narrative and a expository essay?2017

 

  1. What are the differences between a narrative and a descriptive essay?
  2. Compare and contrast the following types of essays: *****

Expository Vs Argumentative Vs Narrative Vs Descriptive

  1. What are the differences between an essay and a report?
  2. What are the differences between essay and short story?*
  3. What is the outline of an essay? ***

Report Writing:

  1. What is a report? What are the types of a report? *****2015
  2. What are the principal characteristics of a good report?
  3. What is the format (/ parts) of a (newspaper) report? ***
  4. What is the purpose of report writing?2017
  5. What to inquire while preparing news report?
  6. What is the executive summary of a report?
  7. Write a short note on News report? 2015
  8. What is a survey report?
  9. What is a business report? 2017
  10. What are the essential parts/elements of business/long report?***2015
  11. What are the differences between a report and an essay?

 

Transitional Words/ Linkers:

  1. What are words of transitions / Discourse Markers/ Linkers? *****
  2. Make a list of linkers for different types of paragraphs. ****
  3. Make a list of linkers to write a contrast paragraph.
  4. Make a list of linkers to write an example paragraph. 2015
  5. Make a list of linkers to write a comparison paragraph.
  6. Make a list of markers for an argumentative paragraph.
  7. Make a list of markers for a cause and effect paragraph.

Miscellaneous:

  1. What are the features of a good briefing note?2016
  2. What are the differences between a job application letter and a job offer letter?2017
  3. What is drafting? Describe its importance in writing? 2015
  4. What is cohesion? ****2017
  5. What is coherence? *****
  6. What is unity? What is support?
  7. What are the differences between cohesion and coherence? ******
  8. What is plagiarism? How can we avoid it? ****
  9. What is proof-reading? ***
  10. What is tone? What is style?
  11. What is branching and looping?
  12. What is organization? ****
  13. What is a short story?
  14. What is free writing? ***
  15. What is clustering? **
  16. What is the writing process?
  17. What is skimming? 2015
  18. What is rubric.2017

 

 

Part-C                                                                    3×10=30

 

 

Paragraphs

  1. Cyber Crime.2017
  2. Social Violence. 2016
  3. Good Manners 2015
  4. My Country
  5. National University Vs Public University
  6. Importance of reading literature
  7. Globalization
  8. Braindrain
  9. Eve-teasing
  10. Ambition
  11. Facebook: Uses and Abuses
  12. Patriotism
  13. Abuse of Internet/Cyber Crime
  14. Importance of reading good books.
  15. Your Visit to a Historical Place
  16. The abuses of Mobile Phone
  17. Dowry System
  18. Internet
  19. Friendship
  20. Gender Discrimination
  21. Environment Pollution
  22. Digital Bangladesh
  23. Tree Plantation/ Deforestation 2017
  24. Traffic Congestion of Dhaka City
  25. Possibility of a major earthquake.
  26. Living alone on an island
  27. Causes of Poverty in Bangladesh.

Essays

  1. Problems in Higher Education in Bangladesh.2017
  2. ICT Based Education.2016
  3. The Celebration of Pahela Baishakh 2015
  4. Higher education in Bangladesh.
  5. Empowerment of Women

Or Emancipation of Women

  1. Child Labour/abuses
  2. Climate Change/Global warming
  3. The Garments industry of Bangladesh and its future
  4. Unemployment Problem in Bangladesh
  5. Cricket in Bangladesh
  6. Uses and abuses of internet
  7. The necessity of reading newspaper.
  8. Population problem in Bangladesh
  9. Computer and its uses
  10. Digital Bangladesh
  11. Students and Social Services
  12. The RMG sector of Bangladesh
  13. The Happiest Day in my life.
  14. My first Job Interview
  15. Importance of Education
  16. Uses and abuses of Social Network
  17. The recent success of Bangladesh Cricket Team
  18. Information and Technology
  19. Poverty is not the root cause of corruption.

Amplifications:

  1. No risk, No Gain.
  2. Where there is will, there is a way.
  3. All that glitters is not gold.
  4. Cowards die many times before their death.
  5. A stitch in time saves nine.
  6. Failure is the pillar of success.
  7. It is useless to cry over split milk.
  8. Make hay while the sun shines.
  9. Grass is always greener on the other side of the fence.
  10. We live in deeds not in years.
  11. If winter comes, can spring be far behind.
  12. As you sow, so you reap.
  13. A friend in need is a friend indeed.
  14. Courtesy costs nothing.2017

 

Reports:

  1. Suppose, you are the staff correspondent of a daily newspaper. Now write a report of a lift-accident in a crowded shopping mall in your area.2016
  2. Suppose, you are the staff correspondent of a daily newspaper. Now write a report on the sudden inundation of the streets of the Dhaka City.2017
  3. Suppose, you are the staff correspondent of a daily newspaper. A bank was robbed somewhere in the city. Now write a report on it.
  4. Write a news report on the increase of anti-social activities in your locality. 2015
  5. Write a report on the celebration of the international mother language day in your college.
  6. Write a report on the flood affected people of your area.2017
  7. Write a report on a fire incident.
  8. Write a report on a street accident.
  9. Write a report on Ekushey Boi mela.
  10. Write a report on Price Hike
  11. Write a report on the cultural week of your college observed a few days ago.
  12. Write a report on the frequent traffic jam of Dhaka City.
  13. Write a report on the Food Adulteration in your city.***
  14. Write a report on Prize giving ceremony of your college.

 

Informal Letters:

  1. Email:
  2. Write an email to your younger brother advising him not to eat cheap junk foods from road side shops.2016
  3. Write an email to a company to place an order for some goods.
  4. Write an email to your Canadian pen friend to visit your homeland.
  5. Write an email to your younger brother telling him about the importance of technical knowledge.
  6. Write an email to your friend describing the food habits in Bangladesh.
  7. Write an email to your friend inviting him to attend your sister’s marriage ceremony.2015
  8. Write an email to your friend telling him what you intend to do after you HSC final exam.
  9. Write an email to the manager of Bangladesh Parjatan Corporation asking for details of a tour.
  10. Write an email to your younger brother advising him to keep away from politics.
  11. Write an email to the local Police Station to take measures to control the law and order situation.

 

Formal Letters:

Business Letters:

  1. Write a letter to the manager of a bookstore complaining about a defective book.
  2. Write a letter of complaint to the Sales Manager, Rangs Electronics Ltd. about an LCD TV set you have purchased recently.
  3. Write a letter to a company to place an order for some goods. 2017
  4. Write a letter to a railway booking clerk asking him to reserve a seat for you.
  5. Write a letter to the manager of a travel agency cancelling the ticket that you bought last week.

 

 

 

 

Applications:

  1. Write an application to the principal of your college for arranging sufficient electric fans for the class rooms. 2017
  2. Write an application to the principal of your college seeking permission to organize a blood donation camp in the college campus.2016
  3. Write an application to the Upazila Chairman for repairing a road in your locality.
  4. Write an application to the Deputy Commissioner of your district for the construction of a bridge over the canal in your locality.
  5. Write an application to the principal of your college for setting up a debating club/ Language Club.
  6. Write an application to the principal of your college to equip your classroom with multimedia facilities.2015
  7. Write an application to the principal of your college for expanding library facilities.2017
  8. Write an application to the principal of your college for arranging a study tour. ***
  9. Write an application to the chairman of the Dept. of English of your college to arrange an English Debating competition.
  10. Write an application to the chairman of the Dept. of English to arrange extra classes on English Writing Skills.

 

Job Application:

  1. Write an application along with your resume to the manager of Multi National Company for the post of an ICT officer advertised in a newspaper.**2017
  2. Write an application along with your resume to the manager of a bank for the post of an officer advertised in a newspaper.**
  3. Suppose, you want to apply for the post of a lecturer in English of a renowned college. Now, write an application to the principal along with your resume.

 

Notice:

  1. Suppose, you are the Principal of a college. Now write a notice informing the students to attend the program on the National Mourning Day.2017
  2. Suppose, you are a course coordinator informing the students about the schedule of their in-course exam.2016
  3. Suppose you are the secretary of the literary club of your college. You are going to publish a magazine on the occasion of the Victory Day 2015. Draft a notice inviting writing from the members of your club.
  4. Suppose, you are the Principal of a college. Now write a notice informing the students of the suspension of classes for holding the Final Year Examination.2015, 2017
  5. Suppose, you are the Principal of a college. The Independence Day is going to be observed in your college. Now, write a notice about it.
  6. Suppose, you are the Principal of a college. Write a notice to warn the teachers and students of your college not to use mobile phone in the classroom.
  7. Suppose, you are the Principal of a college. Your English teacher is sick. S/he is unable to take class on Monday. Write a notice to inform the students of Honours 2nd
  8. Write a notice inviting write-ups for your college magazine.

 

Memorandum:

  1. Suppose, you are the manager of a branch of a commercial bank. Now, write a memo to all your staffs advising them to be well-behaved with the customers.2017
  2. Suppose, you are the MD of a Company. Some of the officials are not regular in their duties. Now, write a memo asking them to be punctual.2016
  3. Suppose, you are the Director of a Company. Now, write a memo to all your staffs to work for extra hours before Eid-Holiday. 2015
  4. Suppose, you are the HR Manager of a Company. Now, write a memo to all your staffs informing them of the increment of salary.
  5. Suppose, you are the principal of a college. Now, write a memo to the teachers to inform them about a meeting.
  6. Suppose, you are the sales manager of a company. Now, write a memo to all sales representative announcing bonuses for their yearly performance.

 

Press-Release:

  1. The 21st February was observed with due festivity in your college. Now , write a press release on the celebration.2016
  2. “Victory Day” was observed in your college. Now, write a Press-Release on the Programme. 2015
  3. Suppose, your college has been received a national award for making a great contribution in the field of education. Now, draft a press release.
  4. Suppose, you are the cultural secretary of a college. Write a press release for a newspaper on the celebration of the cultural week of your college.

 

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