M.A. In Computational Linguistics

Bharathiar University
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GOALS: The main aim of this course is giving sound knowledge on speech sounds to the students. The. secondary goal of this course is creating knowledge about speech synthesis and speech. production with the help of computer. OBJECTIVES: Making a student to get adequate knowledge in the field of phonology and its related. concepts. Similarly, giving computer knowledge to the students

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This paper describes the human speech organs and their function in the production of sounds
the process of speech synthesis and speech production using computer.
GOALS:
The main aim of this course is giving sound knowledge on speech sounds to the students. The
secondary goal of this course is creating knowledge about speech synthesis and speech
production with the help of computer.
OBJECTIVES:
Making a student to get adequate knowledge in the field of phonology and its related
concepts. Similarly, giving computer knowledge to the students for analyzing the speech
sounds.

CONTENTS:
UNIT-I PHONETIC STUDY
Phonetics - articulatory, acoustic, auditory - articulatory mechanism - strictures - air stream
mechanism - acoustic properties and perception of sounds
UNIT-II CLASSIFICATION OF SOUNDS
Speech sounds - vowel and consonants - segmental - supra segmental, syllabus -
transcrption of sounds - narrow and broad transcriptions.
UNIT-III PHONOLOGY
Phone, phoneme and allophones - identification of phonemes - different schools of phonology
UNIT-IV SPEECH SYNTHESIS
Synthesis of speech, analysis of text for converting it into speech, analysis of vowels and
consonants and also sequence of sounds.
UNIT-V SPEECH PRODUCTION
Production of speech, conversion of text into speech - computerizing the social, regional and
other variations found in speech - computational spectrographic analysis of speech.

SUBJECT TITLE: GRAMMATICAL COMPUTING
COURSE NO: LINB02
SUBJECT DESCRIPTION:
This course presents the detailed morphological and Grammatical description of
language given from the aspects of computational linguistics.
GOALS:
It helps the students learn analysis of morphology of the language. Further, it helps
the students know the various grammatical categories and structures of language.
OBJECTIVES:
Imparting adequate knowledge to the students in the area of grammatical
computation.
CONTENTS:
UNIT-I MORPHOLOGY
Nature and scope of morphology and allomorph - identification of morphemes - conditioning
of allomorphs - types of morphs - arrangement of morphemes - morphological processes -
inflection and derivation.
UNIT II MORPHOPHONEMICS AND CONSTITUENTS
Morphophonemic -morphophonemic processes - various kinds of alteration - base and
canonical forms - constitutes and constitnents - immediate constituents - form classes -
structural ambiguity, hierarchical structure
UNIT III SYNTAX
Construction types, syntactic linkage, inflection, concord, government, cross reference,
phrase structure and transformation - phrase structure grammar - some syntactic models
UNIT IV WORD PROCESSING
Morphological processing of text , inflection and derivation - wordnet - morphological process
- building a corpus for morphological processing - word formation rules - spell checks.
UNIT V SYNTACTIC ANALYSIS
Computer analysis of sentence structures - identification of syntactic patterns - parsing of
sentences - analysis of phrases - generation of sentences - building of grammar checks.

SUBJECT TITLE: COMPUTER INTRODUCTION
COURSE NUMBER: LINB03
SUBJECT DESCRIPTION:
This course describes the detailed information about the structure and function of
computer.
GOALS
It helps to learn the fundamentals of computer so that computer could be used for
language analysis and synthesis.
OBECTIVES:
Giving adequate knowledge to the students in the area of computer science and
operating systems, computer languages etc.
CONTENTS:
UNIT-I NUMERICAL METHODS
Matrices and their properties - linear algebraic equations - numerical methods for
solving ordinary differential equations - methods for solving simultanious linear algebraic
equations.
UNIT II ANALOG AND DIGITAL ELECTRONICS
Introduction to decimal , binary, etc. number systems - interconversion of binary
and decimal numbers - basic boolean arithmatic and theorum - logical gates and
families:AND, OR, NOT, NOR, etc.
UNIT III MICRO PROCESSORS AND ASSEMBLY LANGUAGE PROGRAMME
Introduction to 8085 pin configuration - comparision of micro computer and large
computer - 8085 Bus timing signals- interface requirements - memory mappedi/c and
isolated i/c
UNIT IV DATA STRUCTURE
Information and its storaged represention - string manipulation and pattern matching -
linear data structure - point and linked allocations - non-linear data structure.
UNIT V OPERATING SYSTEMS
Objectives and functions of OS - evaluation of OS - serial processing - simple batch
system - time sharing system - processed description and control, memory management and
its requirements, scheduling and its types - file management.
UNIT V COMPUTER ORGANIZATION
Arthamatic and logical unit - implementation of ALU - CPU processor bus
organization - data transfer and manipulation -RIUSC and CISC machine characteristics,
memory and input - output units -RAM - ROM - i/o interface.

SUPPORTIVE PAPER
SUBJECT TITLE: BASIC PHONETICS
COURSE NUMBER: LINGS01
SUBJECT DESCRIPTION:
This course presents the speech sounds found in the human language . Further, it
deals with the classification of the various speech sounds.
GOALS:
It helps the students learn the mechanism of speech production making use of the
human anatomy, speech organs.
OBECTIVES:
Imparting sound knowledge to the students in the area of sound production and sound
classifications.
CONTENTS:
UNIT-I PHONETICS AND BRANCHES OF PHONETICS
Phonetic study- articulatory process -phases of speech -Articulatory , Audio and Acoustic
approaches -ear training and performance.
UNIT -II ARTICULATORY PHONETICS:
Anatomical structure of the vocal apparatus -Physiological bases of speech production
supraglottal and supraglottal organs of speech as a system of passages and cavities.
Configuration: Active and passive articulators - stricture types - air- stream mechanism -
direction of air flow-glottal function: principal phonation types -voice and voiceless-breathy
voice -shispery -murmer -creaky voice -relationship of phonation and intonation -aspiration.
UNIT-III CLASSIFICATION SPEECH SOUNDS:
Definition and classification of vocoids, eontoids and approximants -phonetics symbolsmodification
of sounds -stop with reference to air-stream mechanisms -oral drills.


SEMESTER -II
SUBJECT TITLE: COMMUNICATION AND TEXT COMPUTING
COURSE NUMBER: LINB04)
SUBJECT DESCRIPTION:
This subject has been designed to explore the interrelationship between language
and communication and to describe communication system and models besides
generating and editing text through computer.
GOALS:
Equipping the students to have send knowledge on modern communication system
and Text creation.
OBJECTIVES:
The objective of this course is to equip the students to have a complete knowledge
on the aspect of language and communication, its system and model and to impart
knowledge on modernization with regard to communication. It also enables the
taught to have exposure in text generation and editing using computer.
UNIT-I LANGUAGE AND COMMUNICATION
Language, society -communication, needs and means of communication, process and
types of communication - barriers of communication. Communication gap-verbal
and non-verbal communication.
UNIT-II COMMUNICATION SYSTEM AND MODELS
Communication theories, models of communication: shannon and weaver, lasswell, schrmm,
osgood, westly, new comber -mass media- print media and electronic media.
UNIT-III COMMUNICATION SYSTEM AND MODELS
Communication and society, inter and intra group communication, nature of audience -social
development and communication-modernization of language for use, formal vs informal
situation and communication patterns-network of communication -bilingual and multilingual
situation and mass communication.
UNIT-IV TEXT GENERATION
Identification and codification of syntactic patterns using computer, simulation of syntactic
structure using computer. Computer analysis of text and generation of texts.
UNIT-V TEXT EDITING
Editing a text -use of language for special purpose and identification of features for using
computer. Editing a text for using different domains like advertisement, news paper etc.

SUBJECT TITLE: SOCIOLINGUISTICS AND TEXT COMPUTING
COURSE NUMBER: (LINB05)
SUBJECT DESCRIPTION:
This paper presents the study of language varieties and their linguistic patterns. It further
describes computing language variation and corpus planning.
GOALS:
This paper primarily aims to deal with the different human language varieties and mainly gives
the directions in order to facilitate the computer to investigate difference in language.
OBJECTIVE:
To enrich the student's knowledge towards the computational application and makes the
students to create the standardized language corpora.
UNIT I LANGUAGE-SOCIETY-LANGUAGE VARIETIES
Sociolinguistics -Linguistics variables and their variants -methods of quantifying linguistic
ariation -speech communicty-verbal repertorie-language and communication competence,
identification of linguistics and social variables -patterns of variations-vernacular, restricted
and elaborated codes.
UNIT II LANGUAGE PLANNING
Language planning, definition, theory and practice, corpus and status planning , reformation,
standardization, modernization-national language and nationalism. \
UNIT III LANGUAGE AND ITS VARIATIONS
Language, dialect, idiolects, varieties-mutual intelligibility, regional, social professional
dialects-linguistic survey of India, dialect study in Dravidian languages and Tamilquestionnaire,
conducting survey, analytical procedure and preparation of dialect atlas.
UNIT IV COMPUTINF LANGUAGE VARIATION
Conversion rules and algorithm for describing the variant forms of the language.
Computerizing the rules for converting a particular variety of spoken language into another
variety of standard variety-conversion of rules of spoken written and vice-versa.
UNIT V CORPUS PLANNING
Building the corpus of a language-computer based standardization and modernization rules.
Derivational processes and computers. Script systems, key -boards and computing -
standardization of fonts.

SUBJECT TITLE: APPLICATION SOFTWARE lAB-I
COURSE NUMBER: (LINB06)
SUBJECT DESCRIPTION:
This is an application oriented course which not only introduces the software of
various nature for natural language processing but also talks about different software
in computer application.
GOALS:
The main aim of this course is to introduce the application aspect of various softwares.
OBJECTIVE:
To equip the students for using SDK
To equip the students in using MFC.
UNIT I USING SDK -I
1. Single window programme (message box)
2. Using get message function loop
UNIT II USING SDK-II
1. Using window's procedure to handle message
2. Multiple message queues
UNIT III USING MFC-I
1. Simple programme to display window
2. Using menus and menu chart
3. Drawing and graphics
UNIT IV USING MFC-II
1. Child and parental windows
2. Dialog boxes and controls
3. Document view programme
UNIT V USING MFC-III
1. Simple single document interface program
2. Printing and print pre-view
3. Using window XP


ELECTIVE PAPER
SUBJECT TITLE: LANGUAGE, CULTURE & SOCIETY
COURSE NUMBER: (LINGE04)
SUBJECT DESCRIPTION:
This subject mainly describes the language society and culture. The description
further involves the socio-culture semantic feature.
GOALS
Introducing the socio linguistics and cultural semantics
OBJECTIVE
By studying the subject, the students will gain the analytical knowledge on language
related with cultural social constrains.
UNIT I SOCIOLOGY OF LANGUAGE
Descriptive Sociology of language, situational shifting, Metaphorical switching -
Dynamic sociology of language-unstable bilingualism, stable bilingualism; Applied
sociology of language, the creation and revision of writing system, language
planning.
UNIT II LANGUAGE AND SOCIETY
Interaction of language and social life -speech community, diglossia, bilingualism,
speech situation, speech event, speech act, speech styles-social context of speaking
-correlation of speech -variation of speech-variations; social , sex, education, etc.
UNIT III LANGUAGE AND CULTURE
Linguistics and ethnology, cultural emphasis, metaphorical usages, ethnography of
speaking -Ethno linguistics - colour, the lexicon of environment, personal names, etc.
UNIT IV SOCIAL CONTEXT AND SEMANTIC FEATURE
Cultural patterning of speech behavior, social manning in linguistics structures-Micro
and Macro Sociolinguistics - Multilingual settings, domains of language behavior.
UNIT V SOCIO-CULTURAL ORGANISATION
Language constraints and language reflections, the uses of Sociolinguistics, speaking
as social action: Malinowski's approach, philosophical approaches, speech act theory
and linguistic Anthropology.

SUPPORTIVE PAPER:
SUBJECT TITLE: LANGUAGE FOR SPECIAL PURPOSE
COURSE NUMBER: (LINGS04)
SUBJECT DESCRIPTION:
This course has been planned so as to introduce the ways and means of modifying
languages for the purpose of special use through a language planning, and
enrichment of language entities.
GOALS
The main aim of this course is to teach the students how languages are developed
for using them in certain special purposes.
OBJECTIVE
To equip the students to differentiate the language of common use from the
language for special purpose.
To impart knowledge on the techniques of promoting language to use in science.
To teach the language planning process, such as materialization and standardization
To equip the students in the ways and means of special enrichment in general and
technical terms and their formation in particular.
To pinpoint the features and style of special language.
UNIT I LANGUAGE FOR SPECIAL PURPOSE
Language for common use and language for special purpose -differences -evaluation
of language for use in Science.
UNIT II MODIFYING LANGUAGES FOR SPECIAL PURPOSE
Techniques of promoting a language for use in Science-Language enrichment
UNIT III PLANNING LANGUAGE
Status and corpus planning -Language-modernization and standardization.
UNIT IV TECHNICAL TERMS
Lexical enrichment and development of language - technical terms and their
formation.
UNIT V STYLE OF SPECIAL LANGUAGE
Style and usage of language for special purpose-sentence length and efficiency of
language to impact scientific concepts.

SEMESTER-III
SUBJECT TITLE: COMPUTER AIDED LANGUAGE TEACHING
COURSE NUMBER: (LINB07)
SUBJECT DESCRIPTION:
This course details language teaching and learning, programmed learning, language
testing and evaluation and various CALL and CALT packages in the context of Tamil
teaching.
GOALS:
This course has been engineered to high light the role of computer in teaching
language.
OBJECTIVES:
To help the tights know methods of language teaching and learning.
To enable the students to have exposure in the programmed instruction and teaching
learning aids.
To equip the students for using computer in testing the language competence.
To introduce certain CALL and CALT packages available in teaching language
in general and teaching English in particular.
UNIT I LANGUAGE TEACHING AND LEARNING
Learner- acquisition, learning teaching, language teaching-first and second language
teaching-soio-cultural setting, cognate and foreign language, teaching and learningvarious
approaches in language teaching
UNIT II PROGRAMMED LEARNING AND TEACHING AIDS
Language laboratory-computer and its role in language learning, contrastic analysis,
error analysis
UNIT III LANGUAGE TESTING
Principles and methods of language testing, concepts of language testing types of
tests, aptitude, diagnostic prognostic, achievement and proficiency- reliability and
validity of test - modern techniques in language testing.
UNIT IV CALL AND CALT UNIT
Computer as an aid for teaching a language, various level of teaching a languageteaching
of phonology, morphology and syntax using computers.
UNIT V TAMIL PACKAGES
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Computer assisted teaching of Tamil as L1 and L2. teaching Tamil at various levels -
Phonology, morphology and syntax. Issues related to the process of developing
Tamil packages-preparing reading materials for L1 and L2 learners.

SUBJECT TITLE: COMPUTER AIDED TRANSLATION AND LEXICOGRAPHY
COURSE NUMBER: (LINB08)
SUBJECT DESCRIPTION:
This subject focuses the study of the theory of Translation from diachronic
perspective and it presents that how machine does the process of translation
connecting with the dynamiting of lexical functions.
GOALS
To introducing the theory of translation to the students and make them to practice
of translation with the knowledge of Lexico-semantic operation.
OBJECTIVE
To make the student's aware of machine translation system and Lexico graphical
functions.
UNIT I TRANSLATION
History of translation-definition of translation-need and scope of translation-types of
translation-theories of translation -technique and methods of translation-translation
of creative literatures, scientific and technical literatures -problems of translation
testing and evaluation of translation.
UNIT II MACHINE TRANSLATION
Machine translation, human aided machine translation, theory of machine
translation-merits and demerits translation-practical problems in machine
translation.
UNIT III LEXICOGRAPHY
Lexicography and lexicology -lexicographic tradition in Indian language-types of
dictionaries and lexicon -user based dictionary, pedagogical dictionary, dialect
dictionary etc.
UNIT IV TRANSLATION PACKAGE
Developing packages for translation involving cognate and non-cognate languagesdomain
restricted computer assisted translation -packages for translation of textspackages
for simultaneous translation.
UNIT V ONLINE DICTIONARY
Issues in the preparation of online dictionary -dictionary and spell and grammar
checks-various types of E(-) dictionaries. Word net and dictionary.
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SUBJECT TITLE: APPLICATION SOFTWARE LAB-II
COURSE NUMBER: (LINB09)
SUBJECT DESCRIPTION:
This subject describes programming computer applications linking with
text assembler and package development using advance computing techniques.
GOALS
This paper indented aiming at the student understanding towards modern software
technology.
OBJECTIVE:
To equip the students in applying various software pertaining to NLP and general
use.
UNIT I
1. Creation of Simple table using c, orc++
2. Searching the table of simple
UNIT II
1. Implementation of an assembler
2. Linking assembly language with c
UNIT III
1. Developing a simple text and graphical editor
2. Package development
UNIT IV
Visual Basic
UNIT V
Java

ELECTIVE PAPER
SUBJECT TITLE: HISTORY OF TAMIL LANGUAGE
COURSE NUMBER: (LINGE05)
SUBJECT DESCRIPTION:
This course has been engineered so as to introduce the diachronic aspect of the
Tamil language classifying its history chronologically.
GOALS
The main aim of this course is to transform the rich history and glory of Tamil
language to the young minds.
OBJECTIVE
To introduce the brief history of Tamil language
To impart the works, features of Tamil Language across the various periods Viz,
Ancient, medieval and Modern Tamil.
UNIT I A BRIEF HISTORY OF TAMIL LANGUAGE
Origin of Tamil Language -history -historical evidences -proto Dravidian and Tamil langugae.
UNIT II ANCIENT TAMIL
Ancient Tamil-Language of Bhrami inscription -Tamil in Tolkappiyam-Tamil in Sangam period -
Tamil language after Sangam period.
UNIT III MEDIEVAL TAMIL
Medieval Tamil -Tamil in the period of pallavas -Naikars.
UNIT IV MODERN TAMIL
Modern Tamil -19th and 20th Century.
UNIT V IMPACT OF OTHER LANGUAGE ON TAMIL
Impact of other language on Tamil-code maixing -code switching -Tamil dialects -Change of
meaning -form -new style.

SUPPORTIVE PAPER
SUBJECT TITLE: BASICS OF TRANSLATION
COURSE NUMBER: (LINGS02)
SUBJECT DESCRIPTION:
This subject elaborates basic components of Translation, various types of
Translation, Equivalence and their various problems. It further directs to the practical
exercise on translation.
GOALS
To make the students understand the theory and practice of Translation
OBJECTIVE
Expecting the students to be able to understand and implement the theoretical
application for the betterment of translation practice.
UNIT I BASIC COMPONENTS OF TRANSLATION
Basic components of Translation -Definition -need of translation-importance of
translation -source VS target languages
UNIT II TYPES OF TRANSLATION
Types of Translation -Full Vs partial -total VS restricted -phonological -Graphological
translations extent -level -ranks
UNIT III EQUIVALENCES
Translation equivalence-types of equivalence -textual equivalence-formal
correspondence-dynamic equivalence
UNIT IV PROBLEM OF TRANSLATION
Types of problems- linguistics vs non linguistics problems -lexical problems -cultural
problems -problems on translation scientific terms -science text -problems on
translating literature- metaphor -similie.
UNIT V PRACTICAL EXERCISE
Students will be asked to translate various kinds of text such as science, literature,
conversation, official letters, documents and so on.

SEMESTER-IV
SUBJECT TITLE: LANGUAGE FOR SPECIAL PURPOSE AND DISCOURSE COMPUTING
COURSE NUMBER: (LINB10)
SUBJECT DESCRIPTION:
This course has been planed so as to introduce the ways and means of modifying
languages for the purpose of special use through language planning, and enrichment
of language entities.
GOALS
The main aim of this course is to teach the students how languages are developed
for using them in certain special purposes.
OBJECTIVE
To equip the students to differentiate the language for common use from the
language for special purpose.
To impart knowledge on the techniques of promoting language for use in science
To teach the language planning process, such as modernization and standardization.
To equip the students in the ways and means of lexical enrichment in general and
technical terms and their formation in particular.
To pinpoint the features and style of special language.
UNIT I LANGUAGE FO SPECIAL PURPOSE
Language for common use and language for special purpose-differences-evaluation
of language for use in science-modifying language for special purpose
UNIT II PLANNING LANGUAGE
Status and corpus planning -modernization, standardization -lexical enrichment and
development of language -technical terms -style and usage of language for special
purpose -sentence length and efficiency of language to impart scientific concept.
UNIT III DISCOURSE
Types of discourses-science discourse and its features-technical writing-giving
definition and description in science and technical texts. development of discourse
types for scientific and technological communication.
UNIT IV TECHNICAL TERMS
Computer models for modernization of language -computerized derivation and
coinage of technical terms-use of Tamil technical terms in the field of computer.
UNIT V COMPURING SCIENTIFIC TEXT
Selection and codification of scientific and technological texts. Computing the form
and function of scientific texts. practical problems in computing the scientific tests.

SUBJECT TITLE: AI NETWORKING
COURSE NUMBER: (LINB11)
SUBJECT DESCRIPTION:
This course has been designed in such a way to introduce the networking system
including search processors, AI and game playing and knowledge Representation.
GOALS
The vital aim of this course is to impart knowledge on networking and its other
related areas to the students.
OBJECTIVE
To impart knowledge on computerized reasoning.
To equip the students in the aspect of search processors and AI and Game playing
To introduce the methods of knowledge representation in computer and to impart
technical know-how of net-working.
UNIT I COMPUTERIZED REASONING
Introduction to AI -Characteristic an AI problem-Problem reduction.
UNIT II SEARCH PROCESSORS
Artificial intelligence and search process-techniques of search -beam search-hill
claimbing, constraint satisfaction.
UNIT III AI-AND GAME PLAYING
Major components of game playing programme-plausible move generator-static
evaluation -function generator-minimal strategies -alpha -beta techniques.
UNIT IV KNOWLEDGE REPRESENTATION
Logic-prepositional logic-contradiction -contingencies- predicate logic-rules of
inference -resolutions -unification algorithm.
UNIT V NETWORKING
Objectives of network-models of networking -protocols -addressing -sub-netting a
network mapping -host names to IP addresses.

SUBJECT TITLE: PROJECT WORK AND VIVA VOICE
COURSE NUMBER: (LINB12)
Selected text will be given to the students for translation in their mother
tongue Discussion of the Translated text will be made in the class room -A brief
report to be submitted about their translation experience.
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Diploma Course- SYLLABUS
SCHEME OF EXAMINATIONS FOR DIPLOMA COURSE
The scheme of examinations for Diploma Course on Communication,
Language and Personality Development consists of Four Papers for two years. One
paper is taught for each semester and each paper carrying 100 marks.
END SEMESTER INTERNAL TOTAL
1. Paper-I Language & Communication 60 40 100
2. Paper-II Language & Media communication 60 40 100
3. Paper-III Communicative Skills 60 40 100
4. Paper-IV Personality Development-II 60 40 100


SEMESTER-I
SUBJECT TITLE: LANGUAGE AND COMMUNICATION
COURSE NUMBER: LINGD01
SUBJECT DESCRIPTION:
This course presents various types of communication. Further, it describes how
language and communication help to the Personality Development of the students.
GOALS:
It helps the students to learn the fundamentals of communication and language from
the aspects of Personality Development.
OBJECTIVES:
Giving adequate knowledge to the students in the area of communication and
language. Teaching various principles found in these areas to the students.
CONTENTS:
UNIT-I SOCIETY AND COMMUNICATION
Inter-relationship of language, society and communication - definitions of
communication - society and communication - types of communication - barriers of
communication - communication gap - verbal and non-verbal communication.
UNIT-II MODELS OF COMMUNICATION
Communication theories - Models of communication - Shannon and Weaver - Lasswell
Osgood - Westly - New Comb - Gatekeeper theories - writing and speech systems in
Communication.
UNIT-III MASS MEDIA AND SOCIETY
Characteristics of Mass Media - Print media - Newspapers - Magazines- Periodicals -
Advertisements - Announcements and books - Radio - TV - cinema - photographic
communication - Mass Media and Society - Language use in different media.
UNIT - IV SOCIAL APPROACH TO THE STUDY OF COMMUNICATION
Communication and Society - the role of Mass Communication for National and social
development - inter and intra group communication -homogeneous and heterogeneous
audience - communication and smaller, larger social groups - social development and
communication.
UNIT - V COMMUNICATION AND CONCEPT OF MODERNIZATION
Language use - choice of styles, register - words and other structures for specific
purposes in communication and their special significance - formal and informal situations and
communication patterns - wider communication - Internet - E-mail - Networks of
communication - bilingual and multilingual situations and mass communication.


SEMESTER-II
SUBJECT TITLE: LANGUAGE AND MEDIA COMMUNICATION
COURSE NUMBER: LINGD02
SUBJECT DESCRIPTION:
This paper describes the relationship found between language and media from the point of
view of communication.
GOALS:
The main aim of this course is giving adequate knowledge on the language that are used in
media in the modern world.
OBJECTIVES:
Imparting sound knowledge to the students to use the language effectively in the mass media.
UNIT I ROLE OF LANGUAGE IN MASS MEDIA
Language and Communication -Language structure - Language use - Language style -
Language variations.
UNIT II LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT AND MASS MEDIA
Role of mass media for the development language -Language Planning - Theories and
practices -Language for specific purposes-Language modernization -standarlizationgraphization.
UNIT III THE IMPACT OF MASS MEDIA ON LANGUAGE
Development of new vocabularies - Language variety - new style- lexical verity Electronic
media-Print media -language -SMS-E-mail-Newspaper TV, Radio- language use etc.
UNIT IV METHODS OF EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION
Theories of Mass Communication - Methodology and Techniques for effective communicationchoice
of sentence patterns-News -Context - Language correlation.
UNIT V COMMUNICATION AND MEDIA AUDIENCES
Communication and Social sciences -Dynamic of the mass Audience -The audience as public -
effects of mass media-mass media and politics- social development.

SEMESTER-III
SUBJECT TITLE : COMMUNICATIVE SKILLS
COURSE NUMBER: LINGD03
SUBJECT DESCRIPTION:
This course introduces the language communication and its various skills and their
development.
GOALS:
The main aim of this paper is to equip the students to know about language and
communication and the language communication.
OBJECTIVE
To equip the students to know about language and communication.
To develop spoken communication.
To develop the written communication and to equip to manage the communication in different
social settings.
UNIT I KNOWING ABOUT LANGUAGE
Language, its components, characters-variety-language and the individual- language
skills -LSRW -Language and Society-Language in use.
UNIT II KNOWING ABOUT COMMUNICATION
Concept of communication, modes and systems of communication-Role of culture-identify and
communicative - Intercultural communication.
UNIT III SPEECH AND CONVERSATION
Concept, context, speaking and listening, paralanguage - Non verbal communication -setting
the scene- maximizing the effectiveness- Avoiding discrimination .
UNIT IV WRITING
Differences in spoken language and written language - primacy of writing, writing and power
knowledge. Effective writing, pitfalls to avoid, e-writing.
UNIT V MANAGING COMMUNICATION
Communication system, organizational culture, structure and power-communication
sensitivity.

SEMESTER-IV
SUBJECT TITLE : PERSONATING DEVELOPMENT
COURSE NUMBER: LINGD04
SUBJECT DESCRIPTION:
This paper involves, the technical definition of human personality, various patterns
of personality and other determents inflecting personality development.
GOALS :
Understanding the language and style through psychological factors is the main aim
of this course.
OBJECTIVE:
The objective of this paper is facilitating the students to know the ways of developing
the linguistics personalities.
UNIT I THE MEANING OF PERSONALITY
Definitions of personality, various types of characters, scholars views on personality,
judging impression and behavior.
UNIT II PERSONALITY PATTERN
Role of heredity, Role of learning, Elements of the personality pattern, self-concepts,
Traits: Common and unique difference in personality pattern.
UNIT III INDIVIDUALITY AND SYMBOLS
Meaning: Individuality symbols, Role of symbols, Role of individuality, Success, sex
appropriateness, identification, names and Nicknames, speech.
UNIT IV PERSONALITY DETERMINANTS
Concepts and Definitions, Intellectual, Emotional, Social, Aspiration and
Achievement, sex, Educational, and family etc.
UNIT V EVALUATION OF PERSONALITY
Sick personality: Determination of personality, major categories of personality,
seriousness of personality.

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