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Semester System - MCQ Pattern 30-20 Pattern: Minimum marks for passing - 12/30 and 8/20

Syllabus Compulsory English –BA/BCom/BSc/BBA/BCA/BCS… First Year Objectives: 1) To encourage the students to speak English 2) To enable students to use English in day-to-day communication 3) To build up their confidence in the usage of English 4) To expose them to light prose and poetry 5) To develop their written communicative competence 6) To prepare them for competitive exams Semester-I Textbook entitled ‘Prism: Spoken and Written Communication, Prose & Poetry’ published by Orient Longman I. 1) 2) 3) 4) 5) II. 1) 2) 3) 4) 5) 6) 7) 8) III. Prose: The Bet – Anton Chekov Socrates and the Schoolmaster – F. L. Brayne An Astrologer’s Day – R. K. Narayan The Gift of the Magi – O’ Henry With the Photographer – Stephen Leacock Spoken Communication: Meeting People, Exchanging Greetings and Taking Leave Introducing Yourself Introducing People to Others Answering the Telephone and Asking for Someone Dealing with a Wrong Number Taking and Leaving Messages Making Inquiries on the Phone Calling for Help in an Emergency Grammar and Vocabulary: Articles, prepositions, modal auxiliaries, antonyms, synonyms, one-word substitutes Written Communication: Summarizing

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Semester-I Question paper pattern for Compulsory English (F. Y. BA/BCom/BSc…) Total marks – 30 Duration of Time – 30 Multiple choice questions carrying one mark each. Questions based on Section I, II & III Internal assessment: 20 marks for Written test 2 Tests for 30 marks each to be conducted by the concerned teacher on Section I-IV. Total marks obtained out of 60 marks to be converted to its corresponding value out of 20 marks and submitted to the University. The answer sheets of the internal tests to be maintained for at least one year by the department.

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Syllabus Compulsory English –BA/BCom/BSc/BBA/BCA/BCS… First Year Semester-II Textbook entitled ‘Prism: Spoken and Written Communication, Prose & Poetry’ published by Orient Longman I. Poetry: The Felling of the Banyan Tree – Dilip Chitre Stay Calm – Grenville Kleiser On Television – Roald Dahl Say Not the Struggle Naught Availeth – Arthur Hugh Clough Abou Ben Adhem – James Leigh Hunt II. Spoken Communication: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. Getting People’s Attention and Interrupting Giving Instructions and Seeking Clarifications Making Requests and Responding to Requests Asking for Directions and Giving Directions Thanking Someone and Responding to Thanks Inviting and Accepting and Refusing an Invitation Apologizing and Responding to an Apology Asking for, Giving and Refusing Permission

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III. Grammar and Vocabulary: Articles, prepositions, modal auxiliaries, antonyms, synonyms, one-word substitutes IV. Written Communication: Note Making and Note Taking

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Semester-II Question paper pattern for Compulsory English (F. Y. BA/BCom/BSc…) Total marks – 30 Duration of Time – 30 Multiple choice questions carrying one mark each. Questions based on Section I, II & III Internal assessment: 20 marks for Written test 2 Tests for 30 marks each to be conducted by the concerned teacher on Section I-IV. Total marks obtained out of 60 marks to be converted to its corresponding value out of 20 marks and submitted to the University. The answer sheets of the internal tests to be maintained for at least one year by the department.

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B. A. First Year Optional English – MCQ Pattern
Paper-I: Modern English Structure Objectives: 1) To introduce students to the speech mechanism 2) To enable them to classify vowels and consonants 3) To acquaint them with the phonetic symbols and phonetic transcription 4) To acquaint them with different features of Spoken English 5) To introduce them to different clause types and their form and function 6) To develop their sensibility towards correctness and appropriateness of language 7) To give practice in transformation of sentences 8) To prepare them for competitive exams...
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