Unit 1: LH 6
Orientation on varieties of English, <Am E> and <Br E>+Spoken and written English, Formal and Informal English, Impersonal Style, Polite and Familiar language, Tactful and Tentative Literary, Rhetorical.
Unit 2: LH 6
Intonation: Stressed and Unstressed Syllables / words, Tone Unit, Falling Intonation, Rising and Fall-Rise Intonation.
Unit 3: LH 8
Concepts of Nouns – Countable / Mass, Group, Unit, Measure species, Abstraction, etc. (exercise work) Restrictive and Non-Restrictive meaning, Present Tense – State, Event, Habit, Progressive, Temporary habit. Past Tense and Future Tense. Time-when-adverb, Prepositional phrase, Noun phrase + ago, Adverbial Clause. Place – Adverb, Prepositional phrase, Noun Phrase + away, adverbial clause. Manner, Means Instrument, Role, Standard, Viewpoint, Conditional Sentences, Open and Hypothetical Conditions.
Unit 4: LH 6
Different types of Questions – Positive, Standard, Tag, Negative, WH-word, Polite, Short, Echo. Reported speech, Denial and Affirmation, Agreement and Disagreement. Neutrality, Hypothetical clauses, Putative 'should', Degree of likelihood.
Unit 5: LH 6
Interjections, Intensifying Adverbs, Negative Sentences, Exclamatory and Rhetorical Sentences. Emotions – Hope, Anticipation, Regret, Approval, Disapproval, Surprise, Concern and Volition. Permission and Obligation, Prohibition. Influencing People and Friendly Communication.
Unit 6: LH 8
Linking signals, Participle and Verbless clauses, Substitution and Omission. Main and Subsidiary Information, Fronted Topic, Inversion, Cleft Sentences, Postponement.
Unit 7: LH 20
For essays and comprehension passages, the following passages have been prescribed for practice. Essays and comprehension passages will be IT related.
- Computers threatens marriage - LH 2
- Computer virus hits Delhi varsity and Much Ado about - LH 2
- Computers of the - LH 2
- Employing - LH 2
- Science - LH 2
- Computerization in - LH 2
- Bio-gas - LH 2
- Mountaineering - LH 1
- Chernobyl - LH 1
- Who can you - LH 1
- Trekking - LH 1
- Economic Impacts of Information - LH 2