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.
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.