BASIC ENGLISH

B.C.A. - 102. BASIC ENGLISH

      Pattern of Question Paper

 
1. Objective type questions (Five each from Prose & Poetry) …… 10 x 1=10
2. Reference to Context. (Two each from Prose & Poetry) 2 x 5 = 10
3. Essay type question on Prose (One out of two) 10
4. Essay type question on Poetry (One out of two) 10
5. Short notes (Two from Prose & Poetry to be asked) 2 x 5 = 10
6. A. Use of Articles 5 x 1 = 5
B. Use of Prepositions 5 x 1 = 5
7. A. Transformation of Sentences 5 x 1 = 5
B. Synonyms 5 x 1 = 5
8. A. Preparation of Greeting Cards. 5
B. Expansion of Idea (One out of two) 5

Text Book: ROAD TO LITERATURE: Ed. Boards of Editors, Orient BlakSwanPROSE: Only the following topics to be studied

  1. The Death of Hero – Jai Nimbkar
  1. Love vs Arranged – Shobhaa Day.
  1. The Refugee – A.K.Abbas
  1. Heaven is not closed – Bessie Head
  1. Decolonizing the Mind – Ngugi Wa thiog’O

POETRY:

  1. The Road Not Taken – Robert Frost
  1. To Mother – Sa Usha
  1. La Belle Dame Sans Mercy – John Keats
  1. Rumination – Rabindranath Togore
  1. Poor Girl – Maya Angelou

GRAMMAR: Transformation of sentences without changing meaning.Questions to be set on the following types

  1. Degree of Comparison.
  1. Remove ‘too’
  1. Use of ‘No Sooner…than’
  1. Use of ‘Unless’
  1. Exclamatory to asserting