Semester - 1

Paper 1 British Literature from Chaucer to the Eighteenth century

Section A(Poetry)

Geoffrey Chaucer : “The General Prologue to Canterbury Tales”

John Donne : “The Canonization” “The Valediction”

Andrew Marvell : “To His Coy Mistress”

John Milton : “Paradise Lost” Book 1X

John Dryden : “Mac Flecknoe”

Alexander Pope “Epistle to Dr.Arbuthnot”(The Atticus Passage)

Thomas Gray : “Elegy written in a Country Churchyard”

(Donne and Milton (Paradise Lost lines from 495 to 744)are marked for annotation purpose


Section B:Drama

Shakespeare :Hamlet

Webster : The Duchess of Malfi

Sheridan : The School for Scandal

Section C: Prose and Fiction

Francis Bacon : “Of Marriage”, “Of Death”

Swift : Gulliver’s Travels

Henry Fielding : Tom Jones

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Common Course 1/1A01ENG/EQUIP

Course Outcomes  1. Understand and apply the rubrics of English grammar  2. Recognize and apply the basic patterns in English vocabulary  3. Read and elicit data, information, inferences and interpretations based on a given material in English  4. Develop the ability to speak in English in real life situations  5. Elicit necessary information after listening to an audio material in English  6. Compose academic and non-academic writings including letters, paragraphs and essays on a given topic and CV’s for specific purposes


Aims and Objectives:

  • To create in the students an awareness of the functioning of the English sound system  
  • To help them develop the ability to adjust their ways of articulation to suit the sound system of English and overcome the influence of the native language on their English pronunciation
  • To make them aware of the differences in pronunciation between different varieties of English
  • To provide them with ear training to improve their listening skills for better understanding and production of speech sounds 
  • To develop in the students a neutral accent which helps them speak English with national and international intelligibility 
  • To develop in them the ability to perform tasks involving speaking English