Syllabus For The Subject ASPECTS OF LANGUAGE

UNIT - 01

THE NATURE OF LANGUAGE - STRUCTURALISM IN LINGUISTICS - DIFFERENCE

BETWEEN AMERICAN AND EUROPEAN STRUCTURALISM IN THE PRESCRIBED BOOKS.

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A HISTORY OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE CHANGES IN SOUNDS AND SPELLING - CHANGES IN

VOCABULARY - CHANGES IN GRAMMAR IN THE PRESCRIBED BOOKS.

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ENGLISH PHONETICS AND PHONOLOGY - THE SPEECH MECHANISM - DESCRIPTION AND

CLASSIFICATION OF CONSONANTS AND VOWELS IN THE PRESCRIBED BOOKS.

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PHONETIC TRANSLATION AND PHONOLOGY - THE CONSONANTS OF ENGLISH - THE

VOWELS OF ENGLISH - WORD -ACCENT - STRESS - RHYTHM - INTONATION IN THE

PRESCRIBED BOOKS.

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ENGLISH SYNTAX - BASIC NOTATIONS OF SYNTACTIC CONSTITUENCY - TYPES OF

CLAUSES AND SENTENCES IN THE PRESCRIBED BOOKS.

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GRAMMATICAL FUNCTIONS - CASES AND THEMATIC ROLES - TENSES AND AGREEMENT

- PRONOUNS - REFLEXIVES - ADVERBS QUALIFIERS - NEGATION IN THE PRESCRIBED

BOOKS.

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LANGUAGE IN USE I - SPEECH COMMUNITY AND MULTILINGUALISM - BILINGUALISM -

LANGUAGE STANDARDIZATION IN THE PRESCRIBED BOOKS.

UNIT - 08

LANGUAGE IN USE II - MULTILINGUAL USE OF CODES - LANGUAGE PLANNING IN THE

PRESCRIBED BOOKS.

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LANGUAGE III - LEARNER FACTORS IN SECOND LANGUAGE ACQUISITION IN THE

PRESCRIBED BOOKS.

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THE SPEECH OF ENGLISH - VARIATION AND VARIETIES - CONSOLIDATION AND

STANDARDIZATION OF ENGLISH - THE SPREAD AND RISE OF ENGLISH`S - INDIAN

ENGLISH IN THE PRESCRIBED BOOKS.

UNIT - 11

STYLISTICS - LANGUAGE VARIATION - THE CONTEXT OF SITUATION IN THE PRESCRIBED

BOOKS.

UNIT - 12

Vinayaka Missions University,Directorate of Distance Education

Salem India

MASTER OF ARTS IN ENGLISH

1 Yr.

ASPECTS OF LANGUAGE(2010101)

THE CONNECTION BETWEEN LINGUISTICS LITERARY CRITICISM AND STYLISTICS -

STYLE AND CONTENT - ANALYZING IN THE PRESCRIBED BOOKS.

PRESCRIBED BOOKS:

1.THOMAS,L AND WARING.S.EDS - LANGUAGE SOCIETY AND POWER LONDON -

ROUTLEDGE- 1999.

2.R. QUIRK - THE USE OF ENGLISH - PENGUIN BOOKS, 1972.

3.A.C. BAUGH - "A HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE"BOMBAY - ALLIED

PUBLISHERS-1973.

4.DANIEL JONES - "AN OUTLINE OF ENGLISH PHONETICS"CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY

PRESS-1984.

5.GEOFFREY HORROCKS - "GENERATIVE GRAMMAR" LONDON, LONGMAN-1987.

6.FAIR CLOUGH .N - "CRITICAL LANGUAGE AWARENESS" LONGMAN-1992.

7.R.C. GARDNER EDWARD ARNOLD - "SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY AND SECOND LANGUAGE

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