NIT Rourkela Syllabus BTech Introduction to The Structure of Modern English

 

 

 

 

NIT Rourkela Syllabus | B-Tech | INTRODUCTION TO THE STRUCTURE OF MODERN ENGLISH

 

 

 

 

 INTRODUCTION TO THE STRUCTURE OF MODERN ENGLISH

(Faculty I/C: Prof Akshaya K. Rath)

Human Languages: The Nature of Human Language; Misconceptions about Language.

Basic Language Science: Phoneme, Morpheme, Phonology, Morphology, Syntax and

Semantics. The Notion of Correct English: Grammaticality and Individual/Cultural

Variations. Language Usage: Correct Writing; Proofreading and Editing; Different Stages

of Writing; Consistency in Writing; Good, Bad and Appealing Writing.

Writing for Specific Purposes: Audience and Target.

Essential Reading:

1. W.S. Allen, Living English Speech. London: Longmans. 1954.

2. W.S. Allen, Living English Structure: A Practice Book for Foreign Students.

London:  Longmans. 1959.

Online Resources :

1. Purdue “OWL.” http://owl.english.purdue.edu/

2. The Blue Book of Grammar and Punctuation. http://www.grammarbook.com/

3. “Guide to Grammar and Writing.” Capital Community College Foundation.

http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/

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