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15th November 2012, 01:09 PM
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Re: English Syllabus of Osmania University

As you are looking for the syllabus of the English of the Osmania University here I am giving you its syllabus as below:-

Semester I
Paper I History, Structure and Description of English –I
Paper II English Literature up to the Early Seventeenth Century—I
Paper III English Literature up to the Early Seventeenth Century—II
Paper IV English Literature of the Seventeenth & Eighteenth Century—I
Paper V English Literature of the Seventeenth & Eighteenth Century—II

To get detailed syllabus see given below attachment:-
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3rd December 2019, 03:09 PM
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Re: English Syllabus of Osmania University

Can you provide me the Syllabus of MA (Master of Arts) (English) Program offered by Department of English, Osmania University as I need it for preparation of the exam?
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3rd December 2019, 03:10 PM
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Re: English Syllabus of Osmania University

The Syllabus of MA (Master of Arts) (English) Program offered by Department of English, Osmania University is as follows:


Semester I

Paper I ENG 101 The English Language: History, Description and Practice (5 Credits)

Unit I

a) Indo-European Family of Languages and its Branches; Grimm’s Law
b) Descent of English: Important features of Old English—Spelling and Pronunciation,
Vocabulary
c) Middle English and Modern English: the Norman conquest, Major Changes in the English
Language during Middle English Period, The Rise of Standard English; General
Characteristics of Modern English


Unit II
a) Foreign Contribution to the Growth of Vocabulary: Influence of Greek, Latin, French and
German on the English language
b) Word Formation—Different Processes
c) Change of Meaning—Different Processes


Unit III
a) Structure of the English Noun Phrase
b) Structure of the English Verb Phrase
c) The Simple Sentence—its types, constituents and organization; Coordination and
Subordination—their semantic implications


Unit IV
a) Dialect: ‘The Standard’ Dialect; Idiolect; Register
b) Style; Jargon; Slang
c) British English and American English: Differences in Spelling and Pronunciation
Unit V
a) Functional Grammar: Transformations: Direct and Reported Speech (Use of Reporting
Verbs), Degrees of Comparison
b) Functional English-I: Introducing oneself and others, Asking questions and giving polite
replies, Complaining and Apologizing, Persuading people, Taking the initiative/Turn
Taking
c) Functional English-II: Seeking permission, Inviting friends / colleagues, Complimenting,
Expressing sympathy, Telephone etiquette


Suggested Reading
Baugh, A. C., & Cable, T. (2002). A History of the English Language. London: Routledge.
Bradley, H. (1964). The Making of English. New York, NY: Macmillan & Co. Ltd.
Crystal, D. (2004). The Language Revolution. Malden, MA: Polity Press.
Harmer, J. & Arnold, J. (1979). Advanced Speaking Skills. London: Longman.
Jespersen, O. (1991). Growth and Structure of the English Language. Oxford: Blackwell.
Klippel, F. (1984). Keep Talking. London: Cambridge University Press.
Krishnaswamy, N. (1978). Modern English: A book of grammar, usage & composition. Madras: Macmillan India Limited.
Quirk, R., & Greenbaum, S. (1973) A University Grammar of English. (Abridged). London: Longman.
Sood, S.C., Bose, N., Jani, N., Krishnan, G., Sawhney, S., Singh, M.S. Varma. P. (eds). (2005).
Developing Language Skills. New Delhi: Foundation Books.
Wood, F T. (2000). An Outline History of the English Language. Chennai, TN: Macmillan India Ltd.
Yule, G. (1995). The Study of Language. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.



Syllabus MA (English) Department of English, Osmania University





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