BA Part I Semester I and II Compulsory English Syllabus Amrvati University

SANT GADGE BABA AMRAVATI UNIVERSITY 

SYLLABUS
PRESCRIBED FOR
B. A. – Part I EXAMINATION
Semester I
Compulsory English
TIME : 3 HOURS
MAX MARKS THEORY : 80 MARKS
MAX MARKS INTERNAL ASSESSMENT : 20 MARKS
Prescribed Textbook : Blooming Buds by Board of Editors & published by Orient Blackswan.

UNIT I
PROSE –
1. Education Provides a Solid Foundation – A.P.J Abdul Kalam
2. Love Story – Maneka Gandhi
3. Speech on Indian Independence – Jawaharlal Nehru
4. Film Making – Satyajit Ray

UNIT II
POETRY –
5. In the Bazaar of Hyderabad – Sarojini Naidu
6. She Walks in Beauty – Lord Byron
7. Middle Age – Kamala Das

UNIT III
GRAMMAR –
8. Parts of Speech
9. Tenses

UNIT IV
COMMUNICATION SKILLS –
10. Unseen Passage
11. Letter Writing (Personal & Business Letters)
12 . Curriculum Vitae (CV)

UNIT V
MULTIPLE CHOICE QUESTIONS –
Based on the prescribed text Unit I & II only.
INTERNAL ASSESSMENT
i) Viva- Voce
a) Personal Interview
b) Seminar
ii) Assignments
a) Making Introduction
b)Greeting People
c)Talking about Family
d) Describing People, Places & Animals
e) Expressing Feelings
f) Inviting, Suggesting, Accepting & Refusing

Recommended Books:
1. Spoken English : A Foundation Course Part 1 (With Audio CD) by Kamlesh Sadanand & Susheela Punitha (Revised Edition) Published by Orient Blackswan.
2. Spoken English : A Foundation Course Part 2 (With Audio CD) by Kamlesh Sadanand & Susheela Punitha (Revised Edition) Published by Orient Blackswan.

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SYLLABUS
PRESCRIBED FOR
B. A. – Part I EXAMINATION
Semester II
Compulsory English
TIME : 3 HOURS
MAX MARKS THEORY : 80 MARKS
MAX MARKS INTERNAL ASSESSMENT : 20 MARKS
Prescribed Textbook : Blooming Buds by Board of Editors & published by Orient Black swan.

UNIT I
PROSE –
1. Appro JRD – Sudha Murthy
2. Packing – Jerome K. Jerome
3. How I became a Public Speaker – G. B. Shaw
4. Values in Life – Rudyard Kipling

UNIT II
POETRY –
5. Money Madness – D.H Lawrence
6. No men are foreign – James Kirkup
7. Another’s sorrow – William Blake

UNIT III
GRAMMAR –
8. Subject, Verb, Agreement
9. Verbs : Forms of to be, do, have and model auxiliaries

UNIT IV
COMMUNICATION SKILLS –
10 . Story building
11 . E-Communication : E-Mail, Fax
12 . Notices / Agenda / Minutes

UNIT V
MULTIPLE CHOICE QUESTIONS –
Based on the prescribed text Unit I & II only.

F) Internal Assessment
i) Viva- Voce
a) Reading Skills (Reading aloud – Individual of a passage of about 100 words from the prescribed
text)
b) Group Discussion
ii) Assignments
a) Asking for & Giving Information
b) Giving Directions
c) Making Request
d) Making Offers
e) Getting & Giving Permissions
f) Talking about Past Events

Recommended Books:
1. Spoken English : A Foundation Course Part 1 (With Audio CD) by Kamlesh Sadanand & Susheela
Punitha (Revised Edition) Published by Orient Blackswan.
2. Spoken English : A Foundation Course Part 2 (With Audio CD) by Kamlesh Sadanand & Susheela
Punitha (Revised Edition) Published by Orient Blackswan.

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SYLLABUS
PRESCRIBED FOR
B. A. – Part I EXAMINATION
Semester I
English Literature
TIME : 3 HOURS
MAX MARKS THEORY : 80 MARKS
MAX MARKS INTERNAL ASSESSMENT: 20 MARKS

UNIT I
Text Prescribed : A Background to the study of English Literature by B.Prasad.
Chapters Prescribed :
Chapter – I Subjective & Objective
Chapter – II Poetic Forms (All)
Chapter – III Stanza Forms (All)

UNIT II
Prescribed Text : Lovely Woods by Board of Editors & published by Orient Blackswan.
POETRY :
The following Poems are prescribed :
1. Upagupta – Rabindranath Tagore
2. After Apple –Picking – Robert Frost
3. The Chimney Sweeper – William Blake
4. Dover Beach – Matthew Arnold
5. A prayer for my Daughter – W.B Yeats

UNIT III
Prescribed Text : Lovely Woods by Board of Editors & published by Orient Blackswan.
A) Introduction to the Literary Terms –I
Following Literary Terms are prescribed :
1. Allegory 9. Folklore
2. Dramatic Monologue 10. Irony
3. Blank Verse 11. Tragedy
4. Comedy 12. Parody
5. Conceit 13. Diction
6. Style 14. Poetic Justice
7. Plot 15. Pathos
8. Setting 16. Free Verse
B) Introduction to Literary Theory – I
Following Literary Theories are prescribed :
1. Rasa Theory
2. New Criticism
3. Existentialism

UNIT IV
Prescribed Text : Lovely Woods by Board of Editors & published by Orient Blackswan
ONE ACT PLAY :
The following One Act Plays are prescribed :
1. The Proposal – Anton Chekhov
2. While the auto waits – O. Henry

UNIT- V
MULTIPLE CHOICE QUESTIONS –
Based on Unit I, II, III & IV.

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SYLLABUS
PRESCRIBED FOR
B. A. – Part I EXAMINATION
Semester II
English Literature
TIME : 3 HOURS

MAX MARKS THEORY : 80 MARKS
MAX MARKS INTERNAL ASSESSMENT: 20 MARKS

UNIT I
Text Prescribed : A Background to the study of English Literature by B.Prasad.
Chapter Prescribed :
CHAPTER IV: Schools and Movements
Following School & Movements are prescribed :
 The Metaphysical School of Poets
 The Classical Movement
 The Romantic Revival
 The Pre Raphaelites
 The Poet of the 1st World War
 The Poet of the 2nd World War

UNIT II
Prescribed Text : Lovely Woods by Board of Editors & published by Orient Blackswan.
POETRY :
The following Poems are prescribed :
1. The Pulley – George Herbert
2. The World is too much with us – William Wordsworth
3. Ode To Solitude – Alexander Pope
4. Father Returning Home – Dilip Chitre
5 . Ozymandius – P.B Shelley

UNIT III
Prescribed Text : Lovely Woods by Board of Editors & published by Orient Blackswan.
A) Introduction to the Literary Terms – II
Following Literary Terms are prescribed :
1. Chorus 25. Humour
2. Prologue 26. Gothic Novel
3. Epilogue 27. Rhyme
4. Genre 28. Rhythm
5. Pastoral 29. Cadence
6. Paradox 30. Caesura
7. Melodrama 31. Stress
8. Imagery 32. Intonation

B) Introduction to Literary Theory
Following Literary Theories are prescribed :
1. Reader Response Theory
2. Orientalism
3. Cultural Studies

UNIT IV
Prescribed Text : Lovely Woods by Board of Editors & published by Orient Blackswan.
ONE ACT PLAY :
The following One Act Plays are prescribed :
1. Riders to the Sea – J.M Synge
2. The Dear Departed – Stanley Houghton

UNIT –V
MULTIPLE CHOICE QUESTIONS –
Based on Unit I, II, III & IV.

 

 

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