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B.A. I COMMUNICATIVE ENGLISH (ELECTIVE) SESSION 2010-11 SEMESTER-I Scheme of Examination Max. Marks: 100 Theory : 80 Practical: 10 Internal Assessment: 10 Time:3 Hours Course-I Phonetics and Remedial Grammar Section-A

Phonetics:

Objectives: 1. To enable the students to acquire phonetic skills required for oral communication. 2. This course is oriented to introduce the students to word accent and speech rhythm. Teaching periods (per week) = 6 periods (4 hours) Theory 5 periods Tutorial 1 period Course Content: Theory: 1. Definition and Scope of Linguistics. 2. Difference between Phonetics and Phonology. 3. The Speech Mechanism. 4. Basic Concepts: Phoneme, Allophone, Vowel, Consonant, Consonant Cluster and Syllable. 5. Description of the British R.P. Speech Sounds: Vowels and Consonants. Practical: Intensive drilling in phonetic skills. Section-B: Remedial Grammar: Objectives: 1. To introduce corrective measures to students,. 2. To eradicate grammatical errors in speech. 3. To eradicate grammatical errors in writing. Course Contents: 1. Articles 2. Parts of Speech 3. Nouns: Singular and Plural 4. Verbs: Linking Verbs, Transitive & Intransitive Verbs. 5. Agreement of Verb and Subject. 6. Tenses & their Use. 7. Tag questions. 8. Transformation. 9. Confusion of Adjectives and Adverbs. 10. Adverbial use of No, Not and None. Books Recommended: 1. 2. 3. 4.

An Introduction to the Pronunciation of English: A.C. Gimson. A Textbook of English Phonetics for Indian Student by T.Balasubramanian (MacMillan India). English Phonetics for Indian Students (A workbook) by T. Balasubramanian (Macmillan India). A Remedial English Grammar for Foreign Students by F.T. Wood (Mac Millan India).

B.A.-I COMMUNICATIVE ENGLISH (ELECTIVE) SESSION 2010-11 SEMESTER-II Scheme of Examination Max. Marks:100 Theory: 80 Practical:10 Internal Assessment: 10 Time :3 Hours Course-II Phonetics and Remedial Grammar Section-A Phonetics Objectives: 1. To enable the students to acquire phonetic skills required for oral communication. 2. This course is oriented to introduce the students to word accent and speech rhythm. Teaching periods (per week) = 6 periods (4 hours) Theory 5 periods Tutorial 1 period Course Content: Theory: 1. Word-Accent 2. Accent and Rhythm in Connected Speech 3. Intonation: Tune I & II (with reference to short and simple sentences only) 4. Phonemic Transcription Simple Words in Common Use in IPA symbols (as used in Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary). Practical: Intensive drilling in Accent, Intonation and Transcription Section-B Remedial Grammar Objectives: 1. To introduce corrective measures to students,. 2. To eradicate grammatical errors in speech. 3. To eradicate grammatical errors in writing. Course Contents: 1. Difficulties with Comparatives and Superlatives. 2. Confusion of Participles Active and Passive Voice. 3. The Prop. Word On. 4. Prepositions. 5. Redundant Pronouns and Preposition. 6. The Use of Correlatives. 7. Use of Who, Whom, Much, Many, Still & Yet, So That, So As, Make and Do. 8. Errors in the use of individual words, the courtesy words: Please & Thank you, Dates and Time, Greetings and Salutations. Intensive practice exercises in all the above topics. Books Recommended: 1. An Introduction to the Pronunciation of English: A.C. Gimson. 2. A Textbook of English Phonetics for Indian Student by T.Balasubramanian (MacMillan India). 3. English Phonetics for Indian Student’s (A workbook) by T. Balasubramanian (Macmillan India). 4. A Remedial English Grammar for Foreign Students by F.T. Wood (Mac Millan India).