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Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam University MA III SEM (English Literature) English Language (MAE 302T) Dec 2020 Question Paper

Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam University

Master of Arts (English Literature)

Third Semester Main Examination, Dec-2020

English Language (MAE 302T)

Time: 3:00 Hrs Max Marks 85

Note : (i) Attempt all questions.

(ii) Each question has two parts.

Q.1 (a) What is language? What is the difference between a language and a dialect?

(b) What are characteristics of language? Explain it. 


(a) Explain language varieties. 

(b) Elaborate Synchronic, Diachronic and Historical approaches. 

Q.2 (a) What are active and passive organs of speech? Define it. 

(b) Draw the diagram of organ of speech and explain speech mechanism.


(b) How the functions work of organ of speech? 

(b) List out the Phonetic Symbols. 

Q.3 (a) What is the difference between phonology & phonetics? Explain it.

(b) How can one differentiate between phonemes and a phone? 7


(a) Differentiate the rules of phoneme and allophone. 

(b) Explain sound sequences. 

Q.4 (a) Exploring the use of linguistic analysis. 

(b) How does Ferdinand de Saussure make a distinction between

langue and parole? 


(a) What does Noam Chomsky 5kg mean by competence? Explain.

(b) How can one improve and make effective sentence patterns? 

Q.5 (a) Differentiate between Dialect and Idiolect. 

(b) What is multilingualism? Give example. 


(a) State the rules of direct and indirect narration and voice. 

(b) Discuss the detailed study of direct and indirect voices.

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