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MEG 04 ASPECTS OF LANGUAGE Question Paper June 2014

 

MEG 04 ASPECTS OF LANGUAGE

Question Paper June 2014

Time : 3 hours Maximum Marks. : 100

Note : I. Answer anyfive questions. 2. All question carry equal marks. 3. Question no. 1 is compulsory

1. Write short notes on any two of the following 10x2=20 and illustrate your answer with examples.

(a) Sapir-whorf hypothesis

(b) Backformation

(c) The co-operative principle

(d) American English

2. Outline the grammatical changes from old English to Modern English.

3. How are the English consonants classified? Discuss.

4. Give an account of the different types of clauses in English, with suitable examples.

5. What is a speech community? Discuss the problems in defining a speech community.

6. Discuss the role of attitudes motivation in language learning.

7. Examine the various approaches to defining style. Give suitable examples.

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