MULTANI MAL MODI COLLEGE, PATIALA
Certificate Course in English Language and Pronunciation
Department of English
Objectives of the programme
The objective of the programme is to enhance the basic language skills, which is a licence to success in every field in the present era of competition. The present programme will prepare the students to meet the challenging demands of the professional world and make their communicative ability more accurate and effective. The broad objectives of the programme are as following:
- To develop their intellectual, personal and professional abilities.
- To develop the ability to listen, speak, read, and write with understanding.
- To acquire the linguistic competence necessarily required in various situations throughout life
- To develop their awareness of the importance of English as a means of international communication.
Duration of the Programme
The duration of the course is 30 hours.
The course will have two components of evaluation:
- There will be a continuous evaluation of 50 marks based on classroom
- The written examination will be of 50 marks and three hours duration.
The grade will be calculated for the continuous evaluation and final examination and grade will be as per the grading system below:
|Sr. no.||Grade||Grade Points||Absolute Marks|
|1||O (Outstanding)||10||90 and above|
|2||A+ (Excellent)||9||80 to 89|
|3||A (Very Good)||8||70 to 69|
|4||B+ (Good)||7||60 to 69|
|5||B (Above Average)||6||50 to 59|
|6||C (Average)||5||40 to 50|
|7||F (Fail)||–||Below 40|
All students of Graduation and Post-Graduation classes.
Successful students will be awarded certificates issued by college.
|English Language and Pronunciation (15 Hours)
|(a) Language Items: IPA Symbols|
|(iii) Speech Mechanism|
|(a) Organs of Speech|
|(iv) The description and classification of speech sounds|
|(a) Manner of Articulation|
|(b) Place of Articulation|
|(iv) Connected Speech|
|(b) Pronunciation (6 Hours)
|(iv) Mute Letters||Worksheets||
|(v) Pronunciation of – ed in past simple|
|(vi) Pronunciation of final – s|
|(vii) Pronunciation: [i] , [i:] and [e]|
|(viii) Pronunciation : plural : S,Z, or IZ|
|(ix) Pronunciation of ed : [d] , [id], or [t]|
|(x) The Sound : [h] and [u]|
|(xi) (Pronunciation of hard and soft of letters G and C|
|(xii) Main Stress|
|(xiv) Final consonants doubled|
|(xvi) Find the right sound|
|(c) Spellings (2 Hours)|
|(i) Spellings: ‘IE’ or ‘EI’||Oral and Written||
|(ii) Spellings of [i:]||Exercises|
|(iii) Spellings : J, G, GE, DGE|
|(iv) Articles and Letters h and u|
|(v) Silent Letters|
|(d) Writing (7 Hours)|
|(i) Comprehension Passage||Exercises||7 Hrs|
|(ii) Dialogue Writing|
|(iii) Describing a picture|
|(iv) Situational Writing|