DEPARTMENT OF HUMANITIES & LANGUAGES “T3-Examination, May-2018” Semester: 2nd Subject: Communicative English Branch: CST/ME/CHEM/PHY/MATHS Course Type:Core Time: 1 Hour, 30 Min. Max.Marks: 40
Date of Exam:16/05/2018 Subject Code:HLS102 Session: I Course Nature:Hard Program: B.Tech/B.Sc Signature: HOD/Associate HOD:
PART-A All questions are compulsory. Q1. Write short answers of the following questions: (a). What do employers look for in a CV? (b). What is the difference between syllables and phonemes? (c). What is the main theme of the poem “Goodbye Party for Miss. Pushpa T S”? (d). Explain the kinds of sentences with examples of each. PART-B Attempt any two questions. Q2(a).Differentiate following pair of words by using them in your own sentences: (i) Answer – reply (ii) Gate – gait (iii) Naughty – knotty (iv) Yolk – yoke (v) Throne – thrown (vi) Herd – heard (vii) Eligible – illegible (viii) Luxurious - luxuriant (b).Distinguish between oral and nasalized consonants with examples of each. Q3(a). Rewrite the following sentences, observing the errors: i) Each of these boys play cricket well. ii) She works in pub. iii) Do you sell eggs by kilo or by dozen? iv) He married with his friend’s sister. v) The ball rolled slowly in the goal. vi) This is the portrait of King George the sixth. vii) I have got few books. viii) My father told me that honesty was the best policy.
(b). Transcribe the following words into IPA symbols. i). bulky ii). Cheat iii). Children v). clause vi). Cycle vii). Round Q4(a). Use the following foreign words into your own sentences: i). de novo ii). En route iii). Inter se v). par excellence vi). vice vii). divide et impera
(4) iv). Summer viii). Green (4) iv). Mala fide viii). In curia
(b). Describe the air-stream mechanism in detail. Draw its diagram.
PART-C Attempt any two questions. Q5(a). Arun Mittal of 152/21, Panchsheel Colony, Delhi sees an advertisement in the Employment News and decides to apply for the job of a Drug Inspector. Write an application to the Director Health Services, Delhi Administration, Sham Nath Marg, Delhi-7. (4) (b). Why do you think that Scientists and Engineers need to study literature? (200 words)
Q6(a). Which character is the “argumentative person with red hair” in the story ‘The Time Machine’? Explain in detail. (200 words). (4) (b). Write a detailed note on the use of humour in the poem ‘Good Bye Party for Miss Pushpa T.S.’ (4) Q7(a). What are the main points that one must bear in mind while framing an outline? Develop an outline on the topic “How Travelling the World affects Life and Personality”.
(b). Explain the characteristics of a well-structured paragraph. Write a paragraph on the topic “Living as a Teenager in my Country”.