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A Manual for English Language Laboratories by D. Sudha Rani

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6

Describing Object, Situation and People

INTRODUCTION

In describing a person, place, object or even a process, it is necessary to give a clear, brief, impersonal picture of a process, object or a person to a listener/reader. The listener/reader might be physically present in front of you or might be listening to you over the phone or through video conference or he/she can be reading what you wrote. This exercise is meant to make you aware of various steps, methodologies and nuances adapted in this task.

If you are describing anything to a person who is physically in front of you, you can rely on non-verbal communication also along with verbal communication. But if you are doing the same in a telephonic conversation or writing you have to depend ...

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