Sunday, September 13, 2020

MEG 04 ASPECTS OF LANGUAGE Question Paper June 2017


Question Paper June 2017

Time : 3 hours Maximum Marks : 100

Note : Answer question no. 1 which is compulsory and any other four questions. All questions carry equal marks.

1. Write short notes on any two of the following :

(a) French Borrowings in the English Language

(b) Wh-Movement and Wh-Traces

(c) Pidgins and Creoles

(d) Style and Content

2.What are the Saussurean principles of Structural Linguistics ? Discuss giving examples.

3. How would you describe and classify vowels ? Elaborate giving examples.

4. Discuss the grammatical changes that took place in Modern English.

5. Give a detailed account of word formation with examples from the English language.

6. How do code-mixing and code-switching help in achieving communicative and social goals ? Explain.

7. Why is language planning essential ? What are the different types of language planning ? Elaborate.