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B.Sc. I Semester-I

English

Session 2010-11


Max. Marks 50

Theory 45

Internal Assessment 05

Time: 3 Hours

Paper-A:
The Following text is prescribed for intensive study: (25 marks)

  1. Following poems from The Chronicles of Time edited by Asha Kadyan (Oxford University Press)

    1. William Shakespeare

“Let Me Not to the Marriage of True Minds”


    1. John Donne

“Death Be Not Proud”

c ) John Milton

“On His Blindness”
d) Henry Vaughan

“The Retreat”


e) John Dryden

“Shadwell”


f) Alexander Pope

“Know Then Thyself”


g) William Blake

“The Little Black Boy”


h) William Wordsworth

“Three Years She Grew in Sun and Shower”




  1. Percy B. Shelley

“England in 1819”


  1. Alfred, Lord Tennyson

“Crossing the Bar”
Part-B General English 20 marks
1. Translation from Hindi to English (4 marks)

(Comprehension based on unseen passage for foreign/non-

Hindi speaking candidates)

2. Paragraph Writing (6 marks)


3. Common Phrasal Verbs, Prepositions & Common Errors in English (10 marks)
Scheme of Question Paper
The paper will have seven questions as per details given below
Q. 1. The candidates will be asked to answer comprehension questions based on an extract from the text book. There will be internal choice. (5 marks)
Q.2. The candidates will be asked to explain with reference to the context an extract from the text book. There will be internal choice. (4 marks)
Q.3. There will be four short answer type questions based on the text book. The candidates will be asked to give answers in about 30 words each. There will be internal choice.

(2x4 = 8 marks)


Q.4. There will be one essay type question based on the text book with internal choice.

(8 marks)


Q.5. Translation of a passage of about 10 sentences from Hindi to English (Non-Hindi speaking/foreign candidates will attempt a question of comprehension (with internal choice) based on an unseen passage in lieu of this question). (4 marks)
Q.6. Paragraph (Candidates will be required to write about 250 words on any one out of the five given topics). (6 marks)
Q.7. There will be one question with parts on the following items: common phrasal verbs, prepositions, common errors in English. (10 marks)

B.Sc. I Semester-II

English

Session 2010-11

Max. Marks 50

Theory 45

Internal Assessment 05

Time: 3 Hours

Paper-A:


The following text is prescribed for intensive study: 25 marks


  1. Following essays from Ideas Aglow edited by Dinesh Kumar and V.B.Abrol (Publication Bureau, Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra)

    1. C.E.M. Joad

‘Our Civilization’


    1. Jayant V. Narlikar

‘It’s Question Time’


    1. N. Ram

‘An Interview with Christiaan Barnard’


    1. B.R. Ambedkar

‘Untouchability and the Caste System’


    1. Huck Gutman

‘Inhumanisation of War’


    1. Amartya Sen

‘Seven Types of Gender Inequality’
Part-B: General English 20 marks
1. Translation from English to Hindi (5 marks)

(Comprehension based on unseen passage for foreign/non-

Hindi speaking candidates)
2. Précis (7 marks)
3. Official Correspondence: Letter Writing (8 marks)

Scheme of Examination
The paper will have seven questions as per details given below
Q.1. The candidates will be asked to answer comprehension questions based on a passage from the text book. There will be internal choice.
(5 marks)
Q.2. The candidates will be asked to explain with reference to the context a passage from the text book. There will be internal choice.

(4 marks)


Q.3. There will be four short-answer type questions based on the text book. The candidates will be asked to give answers in about 30 words each. There will be internal choice.

(2x4 = 8 marks)

Q.4. There will be one essay type questions based on the text book with internal choice.

(8 marks)

Q.5 Translation of a passage of about 10 sentences from English to Hindi (Non-Hindi speaking/foreign candidates will attempt a question of comprehension (with internal choice) based on an unseen passage in lieu of this question).

(5 marks)

Q.6. Précis: The candidates will be required to summarize a given passage in contemporary English of about 250 words to one-third of its length and also give it a suitable heading.

(7 marks)

Q.7. The candidates will be asked to write an official letter. There will be internal choice

(8 marks)




B. A. I

(Additional English)

Semester-I

Session 2010-11

Max. Marks 100

Theory 90

Internal Assessment 10

Time 3 Hours
Prescribed Text- Books & Items:


  1. Prose For the Young Readers ed. by D.K. Sebastian (Macmillan)

  2. Essay (both descriptive and reflective type)

  3. A Remedial English Grammar for Foreign Students by F.T. Wood

Chapters 1to 16

Scheme of Examination
Q 1. Explanation with reference to the context. The students will be required to attempt one passage (with internal choice) from the prescribed book of prose.

(8 marks)

Q.2 One comprehension question (with internal choice) based on a passage from the prescribed book of prose

(8 marks)

Q.3 Short -answer type questions on the book of prose (five questions to be attempted out of given eight).

(10 marks)

Q.4 One essay type question (with internal choice) from the prescribed book of prose.


(10 marks)
Q.5 Essay on any one of the five given topics in about 400 words. (14 marks)

Q.6 Letter/Application (10 marks)

Q. 7.The students will be required to attempt twenty out of given thirty items based on the examples/exercises given in the prescribed book of grammar.

(30 marks)



B.A. I

(Additional English)

Semester-II

Session 2010-11


Max. Marks 100

Theory 90

Internal Assessment 10

Time 3 Hours
Prescribed Text- Books & Items:

1. The Best Words ed. Nissim Ezekiel. Macmillan, Poems from Sr.No. 1-3 and 5-16.

2. A Remedial English Grammar for Foreign Students by F.T. Wood Chapters 17 to 37.

3. Précis
Scheme of Examination
Q 1. Explanation with reference to the context. The students will be required to attempt one passage (with internal choice) from the prescribed book of poems. (8 marks)

Q.2 One Comprehension question (with internal choice) based on a passage from the prescribed book of poems.

(8 marks)

Q.3 Short -answer type questions on the book of poems (five questions to be attempted out of given eight)



(10 marks)

Q.4 One question on theme, story, summary etc. on the prescribed book of poems. (With internal choice).

(10 marks)

Q. 5 Précis of a given passage in about 200 words

(14 marks)

Q.6 One comprehension question (with internal choice) based on an unseen

passage (10 marks)
Q.7 The students will be required to attempt twenty out of given thirty items based on the examples/exercises given in the prescribed book of grammar.

(30 marks )




B.A. (General) English

Semester-I

Session 2010-11

Max. Marks 100

Theory 90

Internal Assessment 10

Time 3 Hours


Prescribed Text- Books:
A. Chronicles of Time edited by Asha Kadyan, with the following deletions.
(i) “Leisure” by W.H. Davies

(ii) “The Flute Player of Brindaban” by Sarojini Naidu

(iii) “The Soldier” by Rupert Brooke
B. Grammar: A Remedial English Grammar for Foreign Students by F.T. Wood, with the following deletions:
1. Tag Questions

2. Transformation

3. Confusion of Adjectives and Adverbs

4. Adverbial use of no, not and none

5. The Prop-Word one

6. Redundant Pronouns and Prepositions

7. The use of correlatives

8. Errors in the use of Individual words; please and thank you, Dates and Times, Greetings and Salutations.


Scheme of Examination
Q. 1. Explanation with reference to the context. The students will be required to attempt one passage (with internal choice) from the book of poems.

(8 marks)

Q.2 One comprehension question (with internal choice) based on a stanza from the book of poems.

(8 marks)

Q. 3. Short-answer type questions on the book of poems (five questions to be attempted out of given eight). (10 marks)

Q.4. One essay type question (with internal choice) will be set on the book of poems.

(10 marks)

Q.5. Students will be required to attempt twenty out of thirty items, based on the examples/exercises given in the prescribed book of grammar. (30 marks)

Q.6. Vocabulary (from the prescribed book of poems).

To use fifteen words out of given twenty in sentences of their own.

(15 marks)

Q. 7 Literary Terms: Metaphor, Sonnet, Personification, Simile, Conceit, Ballad, Alliteration, Allusion, Ode, Satire, Oxymoron, Epigram, Lyric, Dramatic Monologue, Myth. (Attempt any three out of given five in approximate 50-70 words). (9 marks)



B.A. (General) English

Semester-II

Session 2010-11

Max. Marks 100

Theory 90

Internal Assessment 10

Time 3 Hours
Prescribed Text- Books:


  1. The Pointed Vision: An Anthology of Short Stories by Usha Bande and Krishan Gopal.

  2. Ideas Aglow edited by Dinesh Kumar and V.B.Abrol with the following deletions:

  1. ‘It’s question Time’ by Jayant V.Narlikar

  2. ‘An Interview with Christiaan Barnard’ by N. Ram

  3. ‘Inhumanisation of War’ by Huck Gutman.




  1. Grammar and Composition


Scheme of Examination

Q.1. Explanation with reference to the context (with internal choice). The students will be required to attempt one passage from the prescribed book of essays. (8 marks)

Q.2 One comprehension question (with internal choice) based on a passage from the prescribed book of short stories. (8 marks)

Q.3 Short-answer type questions on the book of short stories and essays. Four short-answer type questions will be set on the prescribed short-stories and four short -answer type questions will be set on the prescribed essays. The students will be required to attempt any five out of the given eight questions. (10 marks)

Q.4. One essay type question (with internal choice) will be set on both the prescribed texts A and B. Students will be required to attempt one question. (10 marks)

Q.5. Paragraph

The students will be required to write a paragraph on any one of the four given topics. (8 marks)

Q.6 Letter/Application (8 marks)

Q.7. Translation (from Hindi to English) of a passage consisting of 12 to 15 sentences. (Non-Hindi speaking/foreign students will attempt a question of comprehension based on an unseen passage in lieu of this question). (8 marks)

Q. 8 Translation (from English to Hindi) of a passage consisting of 12 to 15 sentences.(Non-Hindi speaking/foreign students will attempt a question on précis of a paragraph of 200 to 250 words in lieu of this question. (8 marks)

Q.9. Idioms and Phrases (five to be attempted out of eight given)

(10 marks)

Q.10 Common Errors (twelve sentences to be corrected out of fifteen given) (12 marks)
B.A. (Honours) English

Semester-I

Session 2010-11

Paper-I: Literature in English (1550-1660) -I


Max. Marks 100

Theory 90

Internal Assessment 10

Time 3 Hours
Texts Prescribed for Detailed Study:
i) Shakespeare : Othello (New Cambridge Series)

ii) Marlowe : Doctor Faustus (Macmillan, Annotated Classics Series)

iii) Edmund Spenser : “To His Love”(i)( From Amoretti, Sonnet XL)

“To His Love” (ii) (From Amoretti, Sonnet LXXV)


Recommended Reading (General)
(i) English Literature: Its History and Significance by William J. Long (Indian edition)

(ii) An Introduction to the Study of English Literature by W.H. Hudson (Lyall Book Depot)


Scheme of Examination
The students will attempt five questions in all.

Section-A

Q. No. I The students will be required to explain with reference to the context any three passages out of given four, from the prescribed texts.

(3x8= 24 marks)


Section –B

This section will carry three questions with internal choice i.e. Q. Nos. II, III and IV. There will be one question on each of the three texts prescribed for detailed study. The students will be required to attempt any two out of the three questions set in this section.

(18x2 = 36 marks)

Section C


This section will carry two questions with internal choice i.e. question Nos. V and VI. These questions will be set on the literary history of this period with special focus on the important trends, movements and schools etc. The students will be required to attempt both these questions.

(15x2 = 30 marks)



B.A. (Honours) English

Semester-I

Session 2010-11
Paper II: Literature in English (1660-1750) - I

Max .Marks 100

Theory 90

Internal Assessment 10

Time: 3 Hours
Texts Prescribed for Detailed Study:
i) Mac Flecknoe by John Dryden

ii) An Epistle to Dr. Arbuthnot by A. Pope iii) A Modest Proposal by Jonathan Swift


Recommended Reading (General)

(i) The Short Oxford History of English Literature by Andrew Sanders (OUP India)

(ii)) The Concise Cambridge History of English Literature by George Sampson (Revised by R.C. Churchill, Cambridge University Press, New Delhi).
Scheme of Examination
The students will attempt five questions in all.

Section-A


Q. No. I. The students will be required to explain with reference to the context any three passages out of given four, from the prescribed texts.
(3x8= 24 marks)

Section –B

This section will carry three questions with internal choice i.e. Q. Nos. II, III and IV. There will be one question on each of the three texts prescribed for detailed study. The students will be required to attempt any two out of the three questions set in this section.

(18x2 = 36 marks)


Section C
This section will carry two questions with internal choice i.e. question Nos. V and VI. These questions will be set on the literary history of this period with special focus on the important trends, movements and schools etc. The students will be required to attempt both these questions.

(15x2 = 30 marks)



B.A. (Honours) English

Semester-II

Session 2010-11

Paper I: Literature in English (1550-1660) -II

Max. Marks 100

Theory 90

Internal Assessment 10

Time: 3 Hours
Texts Prescribed for Detailed Study:
i) Sir Philip Sydney: “The Sleepless Lover”

(From G.B. Harrison’s Collection)


ii) Shakespeare “Shall I compare thee…..?”

(Sonnet XVIII)

“When to the sessions….”

( Sonnet XXX)

“Tired with all these…..”

( Sonnet LXVI)

“That time of Year” (Sonnet LXXIII)

“Love and Time”(Sonnet CXVI)


iii) John Donne “ The Good-Morrow”

“The Sunne Rising”

“A Valediction

Forbidding Mourning”

“A Valediction of Weeping”

“Holy Sonnet: Since She whom I Love”

(From Metaphysical Poets by Helen Gardener)
Recommended Reading:
(i) English Literature: Its History and Significance by William J. Long (Indian edition)

(ii) An Introduction to the Study of English Literature by W.H. Hudson (Lyall Book Depot)

Non-Detailed Study

Authors Literary Work

1. Francis Bacon 1. Shakespeare - As You Like It

2. Thomas Kyd 2. John Lyly - Euphues

3. Robert Greene 3. Thomas Lodge - Rosalynde

4. Ben Jonson 4. Norton and Sackville- Gorboduc

5. John Milton 5.Thomas Dekker - The Shoemaker’s Holiday

6. Francis Beaumont 6. T. Middleton - The Revenger’s Tragedy

7. John Webster 7. Beaumont and Fletcher -The Maid’s Tragedy

8. Andrew Marvell 8. Robert Burton – The Anatomy of Melancholy

9. Michael Drayton 9. Sir Thomas Browne -Religio Medici

10 Wyatt 10.Thomas Hobbes -Leviathan



Scheme of Examination
The students will attempt five questions in all.
Section A
Q..No. I The students will be required to explain with reference to the context any three passages out of the given four from the prescribed texts.

(3x8= 24 marks)

Section B
This section will carry three questions with internal choice i.e. Q. Nos. II, III and IV. There will be one question on each of the three texts prescribed for detailed study. The students will be required to attempt any two out of the three questions set in this section.

(15x2 = 30 marks)


Section C

Q.No. V (a) The students will be required to write a note in about 400 words each on any two out of the three Authors given for non-detailed study.

(9x2 = 18 marks)
Q.No. V (b) The students will be required to attempt a short write up in about 200 words each on any three out of the four Literary Works to show their familiarity with the texts included in the list for non-detailed study.
(6x3 = 18 marks)

B.A. (Honours) English

Semester-II

Session 2010-11
Paper II: Literature in English (1660-1750) - II

Max. Marks 100

Theory 90

Internal Assessment 10

Time 3 Hours
Texts Prescribed for Detailed Study:
i)The School for Scandal by Richard Sheridan

ii) Essays:


Joseph Addison ‘The Aim of the Spectator’

‘The Spectator’s Account of Himself’

‘Character of Will Wimble’

‘Female Orators’

‘Fans’
Richard Steele ‘Of the Club’

‘Sir Roger’s Ancestors’

‘On the Shame and Fear of Poverty’
Recommended Reading:
(i)The Short Oxford History of English Literature by Andrew Sanders (OUP India)

(ii)The Concise Cambridge History of English Literature by George Sampson (Revised by R.C. Churchill, Cambridge University Press, New Delhi)


Non-Detailed Study

Authors Literary Works


1. John Locke 1. John Dryden- Of Dramatic Poesy

2. Edmund Waller 2. Daniel Defoe – Robinson Crusoe

3.William Wycherley 3. William Congreve – The Way of the World

4. Thomas Shadwell 4. Samuel Butler - Hudibras

5. Sara Fielding 5. John Bunyan – The Pilgrim’s Progress

6. Thomas Gray 6. Henry fielding – Tom Jones

7. William Collins 7. Samuel Richardson - Pamela

8. Aphra Behn 8. John Gay’s – The Beggar’s Opera

9. Issac Watts 9. J. Thompson - Seasons

10. Oliver Goldsmith 10. Samuel Johnson – The Vanity of Human



Wishes

Scheme of Examination

The students will attempt five questions in all.


Section A
Q.No.I The students will be required to explain with reference to the context any three passages out of the given four from the prescribed texts.
(3x8= 24 marks)

Section B


This section will carry three questions with internal choice i.e. Q. Nos. II, III and IV. There will be one question on each of the three texts prescribed for detailed study. The students will be required to attempt any two out of the three questions set in this section.

(15x2 = 30 marks)

Section C
Q.No. V (a). The students will be required to write a note in about 400 words each on any two out of the three Authors given for non-detailed study.
(9x2 = 18 marks)
Q.No. V (b). The candidate shall be required to attempt a short write up in about 200 words each on any three out of the four Literary Works to show their familiarity with the texts included in the list for non-detailed study.
(6x3 = 18 marks)

B.T.M. (English)

Semester-III

Max. Marks: 90

Internal Assessment: 10

Time: 3 Hours

Prescribed Text- Books:


  1. A Collection of Poems edited by Prof. S.S. Sangwan

  2. Mahabharata edited by C.Rajagopalachari. First 63 Chapters from episode ‘Ganapti’ and ‘Scribe to Yudhishitra seek Benediction’.

Scheme of Examination


Q.1. Explanation with reference to the context. The candidate will be required to attempt a passage (with internal choice) from the book of Poems.

(10 Marks)

Q.2. Explanation with reference to the context. The candidate will be required to attempt a passage (with internal choice) from the book of fiction. (10 Marks)

Q.3. Short answer type questions

Seven short answer type questions will be set on the prescribed poems. The students will be required to attempt five questions out of seven questions. (10 Marks)
Q.4. Seven short answer type questions will be set on the prescribed book of fiction. The students will be required to attempt five questions out of seven questions. (10 Marks)
Q.5. One essay-type question (with internal choice) will be set on the book of poems .The students will be required to attempt one of the two given questions.

(15 Marks)


Q6. One essay-type question (with internal choice) will be set on the prescribed book of fiction. Students will be required to attempt one of the two given questions.
(15 Marks)
Q.7. Expansion of sayings and quotations. The candidate will be asked to expand one quotation or saying out of the given three in about 150-200 words.

(10 Marks)


Q.8. Report writing (10 Marks)

B.T.M. (English)

Semester-IV
Max. Marks: 90

Internal Assessment: 10

Time: 3 Hours

Prescribed Text- Books:

1. A Course Book of English Grammar, Composition and Translation ed. by Dr.Sanjay Kumar and Dr. Inderjit Kumar.
2. Snapshots (one-act plays) edited by Dr. S.K.Srarma.
Scheme of Examination
Q.1. Questions on Grammar on the prescribed items (use of Tenses in Communicative

situations, subject-verb concord, active and passive voices, narration) will be based on prescribed text-book of Grammar but not necessarily the same as those given in the text book, and questions on common errors, word power, vocabulary, idioms and phrases will be from prescribed text- book of Grammar only. (30 Marks)


Q.2. Questions on the following items in the prescribed book of Grammar.

  1. Transcription of simple words, listed in the text-book of Grammar.

The students will be required to transcribe 10 words out of given 15 words

from the text-book. (10 Marks)

Q.3. Comprehension passage (with five questions at the end). (10 Marks)

Q.4. Précis.

A Passage of about 250 words will be given. (8 Marks)
Q.5. Translation (from English to Hindi) of a passage consisting

of 7 to 8 sentences.

(Foreign students and not-Hindi speaking students will attempt one paragraph out of the given three) (7 Marks)
Q.6. Short answers type questions.
Seven short type questions will be set on the book of one-act plays. The students will be required to attempt five questions out of given seven questions. (10 Marks).
Q.7. One essay-type question (with internal choice) will be set on the book of one-act play. (15 Marks)

B.A. (General)

FUNCTIONAL ENGLISH

Semester-1

Marks: 90

Time: 3 Hours
Phonetics and Remedial Grammar (Part-1)


  1. Theory : 70 Marks

  2. Int. Assessment : 10 Marks

  3. Oral Exam./Viva-Voce: 20 Marks


Course Contents:

Section-A 30 Marks

Phonetics

  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 Syllables.

  5. Description of the British R.P. Speech Sound; Vowels and consonants.

Books Recommended:

1. A.C. Gimson : An Introduction to the Pronunciation of English.

2. T. Blalasubramanian : A Text-Book of English Phonetics for Indian Students

(Macmillan India)


Section-B 30 Marks

  1. Articles

  2. Parts of Speech

  3. Nouns: Singular or Plural

  4. Verbs: Linking Verbs, Transitive & Intransitive

  5. Agreement of Verbs & Subject

  6. Tenses& their use

  7. Tag Questions

  8. Transformation

  9. Confusion of Adjectives and Adverbs

Book Recommended:

F.T. Wood : Remedial English Grammar for Foreign Students

(Macmillan India)
Section-C
Translation from Hindi to English 10 Marks

(Foreign and non-Hindi speaking students will be asked to attempt a paragraph on any of the three given topics)
Oral Exam/ Viva-Voce 20 Marks
B.A. (General)

FUNCTIONAL ENGLISH

Semester-II
Marks : 90

Time: 3 Hours

Phonetics and Remedial Grammar (Part-II)


  1. Theory : 70 Marks

  2. Int. Assessment : 10 Marks

  3. Oral Exam./Viva-Voce: 20 Marks


Section-A

Phonetics and Remedial Grammar (Part-II) 30 Marks

Course Contents:

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 of Simple words in common use in IPA Symbols (as used in Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary, 5th Edition).


Practical: Intensive Drilling in Phonetic Skills: Accent, Intonation and Transcription.

Books Recommended:
1. A.C. Gimson : An Introduction to the Pronunciation of English.

2. T. Balasubramanian : A Text- Book of English Phonetics for Indian Students

(Macmillan India).

3. T. Balasubramanian : English Phonetics for Indian Students

(a workbook) (Macmillan India).

Section-B
Remedial Grammar 30 Marks

Course Contents:


  1. Adverbial use of No, Not and None.

  2. Difficulties with Comparatives and Superlatives.

  3. Confusion of Participles. Active and Passive Voices.

  4. The Prob-Word One.

  5. Prepositions.

  6. Redundant Pronouns and Prepositions.

  7. The use of Correlatives.

  8. Use of who, Whom, Much, Many, Still and Yet, So that, So as, Make and Do.

  9. Errors in the use of Individual Words, The Courtesy Words: Please & Thank You, Dates & Times, Greetings and Salutations.


Book Recommended:
F.T. Wood : A Remedial English Grammar For Foreign Students

(Macmillan India)



Section-C
Course Contents:

Translation from English to Hindi 10 Marks



(Foreign and non-Hindi speaking students will be asked to attempt a question on précis writing)
Oral Exam/ Viva-Voce 20 Marks


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