Alphonsa College Thiruvambady

B.A.English Language and Literature

B.A. English Language and Literature is a three year long undergraduate English language course which is divided into six semesters. The minimum eligibility is10+2 from a recognized school board or its equivalent exam. The Department has been offering instruction for the award of the degree of B. A. since 2014 with British History and Political Science as Complementary subjects. The programme offers an in-depth knowledge of written and communication skills, English grammar and usage, critical thinking, British, American and Indian Literatures. The programme helps in strengthening the linguistic capabilities wherein the students are also introduced to the social, cultural, political, economic and intellectual backgrounds in literary history.

 

Programme Objectives

  • 01) To make students aware of the different communicative skills and make them effectively communicate in written and spoken modes.

  • 02) To provide students with the critical faculties necessary in an academic environment and in an increasingly complex and interdependent world.

  • 03) To educate students in both the artistry and utility of the English language through the study of literature and other contemporary forms of culture.

  • 04) To graduate students who are capable of performing research, analysis, and criticism of literary and cultural texts from different historical periods and genres.

  • 05) Assist students in the development of intellectual flexibility, creativity, and cultural literacy so that they may engage in life-long learning.

Programme Outcomes
 

It is envisaged that by the end of this programme:

  • 01)Students should be familiar with representative literary and cultural texts within a significant number of historical, geographical, and cultural contexts.

  • 02) Students should be able to apply critical and theoretical approaches to the reading and analysis of literary and cultural texts in multiple genres.

  •  03) Students should be able to identify, analyze, interpret and describe the critical ideas, values, and themes that appear in literary and cultural texts and understand the way these ideas, values, and themes inform and impact culture and society, both now and in the past.

  •  04) Students should be able to write analytically in a variety of formats, including essays, research papers, reflective writing, and critical reviews of secondary sources.

  •  05) Students should be able to ethically gather, understand, evaluate and synthesize information from a variety of written and electronic sources.

  • 06) Students should be able to understand the process of communicating and interpreting human experiences through literary representation using historical contexts and disciplinary methodologies.

B.A English Syllabus  2019 Admn. Onwards 

SEMESTER ONE

Core

ENG1B01: Introducing Literature

Summary

COs

Objectives

Syllabus

QP

Common

ENG1A01: Transactions: Essential English Language Skills

Summary

COs

Objectives

Syllabus

QP

Common

ENG1A02: Ways With Words

Summary

COs

Objectives

Syllabus

QP

Common

MAL1AO7 (1): Malayala Sahityam-1 (Opt.)

Summary

COs

Objectives

Syllabus

QP

Common

HIN1A07(1) Prose and Drama (Opt.)

Summary

COs

Objectives

Syllabus

QP

Comple.

ICP2C01: Indian Constitution & Political Science

Summary

COs

Objectives

Syllabus

QP

 Audit Course 

 1E01 : Environmental Studies

   Question Bank 

 


 

Semester One (2022 Admn.- Revised)

Common

ENG1A01 Litmosphere: The World of Literature

Summary

COs

Objectives

Syllabus

QP

Common

ENG1A02 Functional Grammar and Communication In English

Summary

COs

Objectives

Syllabus

QP

 

SEMESTER TWO

Core

ENG2B02: Appreciating Poetry

Summary

COs

Objectives

Syllabus

QP

Common

ENG2A03: Writing for Academic and Professional Success

Summary

COs

Objectives

Syllabus

QP

Common

ENG2A04: Zeitgeist: Reading on Contemporary Culture

Summary

COs

Objectives

Syllabus

QP

Common

MAL2AO8(1): Malayala Sahityam-2 (Opt.)

Summary

COs

Objectives

Syllabus

QP

Common

HIN2A08(1) Grammar and Translation (Opt.)

Summary

COs

Objectives

Syllabus

QP

Comple.

HIS1C03: Social and Cultural History of Britain - Ancient & Medieval

Summary

COs

Objectives

Syllabus

QP

Audit Course 

 2E02 : Disister Management

 Question Papers 
Semester Two  (2019 Admn.- Revised)

Common

ENG2A03 Readings From The Fringes

Summary

COs

Objectives

Syllabus

QP

Common

ENG2A04 Readings on Kerala

Summary

COs

Objectives

Syllabus

QP

 

SEMESTER THREE

Core

ENG3B03: Appreciating Prose

Summary

COs

Objectives

Syllabus

QP

Core

ENG3B04: English Grammar & Usage

Summary

COs

Objectives

Syllabus

QP

Common

ENG3A05: Signatures: Expressing the Self

Summary

COs

Objectives

Syllabus

QP

Common

MAL3A09: (Opt): Malayala Sahityam-3 (Opt.)

Summary

COs

Objectives

Syllabus

QP

Common

 HIN 3 A09 Poetry in Hindi

Summary

COs

Objectives

Syllabus

QP

Comple.

HIS3C03: History of Victorian and Postcolonial Developments

Summary

COs

Objectives

Syllabus

QP

 

Semester Three  (2019 Admn.- Revised)

Common

ENG3A05 Readings On Indian Literatures

Summary

COs

Objectives

Syllabus

QP

 

SEMESTER FOUR

Core

ENG4B05: Appreciating Fiction

Summary

COs

Objectives

Syllabus

QP

Core

ENG4B06: Literary Criticism

Summary

COs

Objectives

Syllabus

QP

Common

ENG4A06: Spectrum: Literature and Contemporary Issues

Summary

COs

Objectives

Syllabus

QP

Common

MAL4A10: Malayala Sahityam-4 (Opt.)

Summary

COs

Objectives

Syllabus

QP

Common

 HIN 4 A 10 Noval and Short stories

 Summary

COs

Objectives

Syllabus

QP

Comple.

ICP4C03 : Indian Constitution and Politics: Federal Dynamics and Decentralization

Summary

COs

Objectives

Syllabus

QP

Audit Course 

 AUD4E06 Gender Studies 

Summary

COs

Objectives

Syllabus

QP

Semester Four  (2019 Admn.- Revised)

Common

ENG4A06 Songs And Stories of Our World

Summary

COs

Objectives

Syllabus

QP

 

SEMESTER FIVE (2018 Admission)

Core

ENG5B01: Indian Writing in English

Summary

COs

Objectives

Syllabus

QP

Core

ENG5B02: Language and Linguistics

Summary

COs

Objectives

Syllabus

QP

Core

ENG5B03: Methodology of Literature

Summary

COs

Objectives

Syllabus

QP

Core

ENG5B04: Informatics

Summary

COs

Objectives

Syllabus

QP

Core

ENG6B05: Project

Summary

Open

ENG5D03: E-Commerce (Opt.)

Summary

COs

Objectives

Syllabus

QP

Open

ENG5D03: Life Skill Applications (Opt.)

Summary

COs

Objectives

Syllabus

QP

 

SEMESTER SIX (2018 Admission)

Core

ENG6B01: Literary Criticism and Theory

Summary

COs

Objectives

Syllabus

QP

Core

ENG6B02: American and Postcolonial Literature

Summary

COs

Objectives

Syllabus

QP

Core

ENG6B03: Women’s Writing

Summary

COs

Objectives

Syllabus

QP

Core

ENG6B04: Writing for the Media

Summary

COs

Objectives

Syllabus

QP

Core

ENG6B05: Project

 

Core (El)

ENG6B5(E1): World Classics in Translation

Summary

COs

Objectives

Syllabus

QP

 

SEMESTER FIVE (2019 Admission)

Core

ENG5B07 Appreciating Drama and Theatre

Summary

COs

Objectives

Syllabus

QP

Core

ENG5B08 Literary Theory

Summary

COs

Objectives

 Syllabus

QP

 Core

ENG5B09 Language and Linguistics

Summary

 COs

Objectives

Syllabus

QP

Core

ENG5B10 Indian Writing In English

Summary

COs

Objectives

Syllabus

QP

Core

ENG6B21 Research Methodology

Summary

COs

Objectives

Syllabus

QP

Core

ENG6B05: Project

Summary

Open

BBA5D01: E-Commerce (Opt.)

Summary

COs

Objectives

Syllabus

QP

Open

PSY5D01: Life Skill Applicatioins (Opt.)

Summary

COs

Objectives

Syllabus

QP

 

SEMESTER SIX (2019 Admission)

Core

ENG6B11 - Voices of Women,

Summary

COs

Objectives

Syllabus

QP

Core

ENG6B12 - Classics of World Literature,

Summary

COs

Objectives

Syllabus

QP

Core

ENG6B13 - Film Studies

Summary

COs

Objectives

Syllabus

QP

Core

ENG6B14 - New Literatures In English,

Summary

COs

Objectives

Syllabus

QP

Core

ENG6B05: Project

Summary

Core (El)

ENG6B15 - Literature Of The Marginalized (Elective)

Summary

COs

Objectives

Syllabus

QP