English


About

The Department of English has the same year of inception as the M.L.S.M. College, 1976. The department has five well qualified faculty members. The college has a language lab to horn students’ communication proficiency. The department has been engaged in improving teaching methods and materials in consonance with the requirements of the fast changing scenario of English studies. Globalization has brought effective communication skills to the forefront of academics. Considering this, the conventional BA (English) curriculum has been revamped by the HP University, Shimla with respect to the course content. Along with the developing of the literary competence among students the courses like Writing Skills, Soft Skills, Technical Writing, Business communications, Functional English, Translation Studies and Translation Principles and Compulsory English have been introduced to equip the students with necessary communication skills and to cater to the glocal (global + local) needs of the students opting English as a core course and enhance their employability.

PROGRAMME OUTCOMES:

·        Should have an ability to read, listen, comprehend, summarise and draw inferences.

·        Should be able to write formal and informal letters, applications and reports etc.

·        Should develop and improve their communication skills such as they should be able to communicate their ideas, suggestions, views and opinions clearly and logically.

·        Should develop an ability to recognize text’s elements such as style, form, images, figure of speeches, connotations and references.

·        Should be able to build vocabulary and knowledge of literary terminology.

·        Should be able to apply different critical, theoretical and philosophical approaches to variety of stories, poems and essays.

PROGRAMME SPECIFIC OUTCOMES:

·         Should develop an ability to write logically, clearly and effectively for a variety of professional and social settings.

·        Student must develop an ability to understand and accept a composite view of multiculturalism.

·        Students should improve the necessary Communication Skills (verbal and non-verbal) to meet the global and local needs and enhance their employability.

SEMESTER

PAPER CODE

COURSE NAME

CREDITS

I

ENGL101

English-1 Core English (Compulsory) for B.A. and B.Com.

6

I

ENGL102

DSC-1A English Literature-I (Essays, Stories and Poems) (Core Course for students who choose English as Discipline)

6

 

I

ENGL102

English Communication Skills (for B.Sc. I)

4

II

ENGL202

DSC-1B English Literature-2 (Poems, Short-Stories and Essays)

6

III

ENGL 301

ENGLISH-II

Compulsory for B.A & B.com

English-2 (Core English for B.A. & B.Com)

 

6

III

ENGL 302

DSC 1-C

British Literature (Novel and Play)

 

6

III

ENGL 303

AEEC/SEC - I: Creative Writing, Book and Media Reviews

 

4

IV

ENGL 402

DSC-1D Literary Cross Currents

Modern Indian Literature

 

 

6

IV

ENGL 403

(Course Code for Honours Students is ENGL 404H)

AEEC/SEC-2

Translation Studies and Principles of Translation

 

4

V

ENGL 501

(Course Code for Honours Students is ENGL 305H)

Contemporary India: Women and Empowerment (Generic Elective-1

 

6

V

ENGL 502

DSE –1 A:

Soft Skills

 

6

V

ENGL 503

AEEC-3 :Technical Writing

 

4

VI

ENGL 601 (Course Code for Honours Students is ENGL405H)

GE-2

Generic Elective

Language, Literature and Culture

 

6

VI

ENGL 602

DSE-1B

Academic Writing:

 

6

VI

ENGL 603

AEEC-4

Business Communication

 

4

SEMESTER

PAPER CODE

COURSE NAME

COURSE OUTCOMES

I

ENGL101

English-1 Core English (Compulsory) for B.A. and B.Com.

AT THE END OF EACH SEMSTER STUDENTS SHOULD HAVE THE FOLLOWING:

·         Should be able to understand variety of rhetorical modes.

·         Should have an ability to read, listen, comprehend, summarise and draw inferences.

·         Should be able to understand the correct pattern of the language.

·          Students must understand the importance of the articles, prepositions and verb forms that influence language, speech and writing.

·         Should develop a habit to learn new words/phrases to increase their vocabulary.

I

ENGL102

DSC-1A English Literature-I (Essays, Stories and Poems) (Core Course for students who choose English as Discipline)

·      Should be able to recognize and analyse any short story, poem and essay critically and analytically.

·      Should be able to analyse the understated experiences and cultural diversity along with the issues of the aborigines, race, gender, class, sexuality and ethnicity.

·      Should develop an ability to identify common structural and thematic features of any text.

·      Should develop an ability to recognize text’s elements such as style, form, images, figure of speeches, connotations and references.

·      Should develop an understanding of some generally used literary terms.

I

ENGL102

English Communication Skills (for B.Sc. I)

·         Should have an ability to read, listen, comprehend, summarise and draw inferences.

·         Should have much needed professional communication skills such as report writing, letter writing, taking notes, reporting of events and happenings etc.

·         Should develop an ability to write logically, clearly and effectively for a variety of professional and social settings

·      Should learn to incorporate stylistic elements to horn and enhance communication skills

II

ENGL202

DSC-1B English Literature-2 (Poems, Short-Stories and Essays)

·      Should develop an ability to understand the different and distinct forms of language pluralities (power of language and politics of language).

·      Should be able to apply different critical, theoretical and philosophical approaches to variety of stories, poems and essays.

·      Should develop an ability to recognize text’s elements such as style, form, images, figure of speeches, connotations and references.

·      Student must develop an ability to understand and accept a composite view of multiculturalism.

·      Should be able to build vocabulary and knowledge of literary terminology.

·      Should develop an ability to identify common structural and thematic features of any story, poem and essay.

III

ENGL 301

ENGLISH-II

Compulsory for B.A & B.com

English-2 (Core English for B.A. & B.Com)

 

·         Should have an ability to read, listen, comprehend, summarise and draw inferences.

·         Should have much needed professional communication skills such as report writing, letter writing, taking notes, reporting of events and happenings etc.

·         Should develop an ability to write logically, clearly and effectively for a variety of professional and social settings

·         Should learn to incorporate stylistic elements to horn and enhance communication skills.

III

ENGL 302

DSC 1-C

British Literature (Novel and Play)

 

·      Should be able to apply different critical, theoretical and philosophical approaches

·      Should develop an ability to recognize text’s elements such as style, form, images, figure of speeches, connotations and references.

·      Student must develop an ability to understand human psychology through the study of different characters which facilitates social adaptability and understanding.

·      Should be able to build vocabulary and knowledge of literary terminology.

·      Should understand the literary concepts and elements of comedy and especially the “Romantic Comedy”.

·      Should develop an ability to peep into the psyche of the characters for the better understanding of human beings in general.

III

ENGL 303

AEEC/SEC - I: Creative Writing, Book and Media Reviews

 

·      Should understand the process of creativity.

·      Should learn to apply art and craft of creative writing.

·      Learn to maintain objectivity in writing.

·      Should build an ability to write small poems, compositions on day to day experiences.

·         Should have an ability to read, listen, comprehend, summarise and draw inferences.

·         Should create scopes for employability in the fields like blogging, editing, creative writing, newspaper reporting etc.

·         Should understand the importance of process and principles writing such as unity, objectivity, support, coherence etc.

IV

ENGL 402

DSC-1D Literary Cross Currents

Modern Indian Literature

 

 

·      Should develop an ability to recognize text’s elements such as style, form, images, figure of speeches, connotations and references.

·      Should be able to build vocabulary and knowledge of literary terminology.

·      Should be able to apply different critical, theoretical and philosophical approaches to variety of stories, poems and essays.

·      Student must develop an ability to understand and accept a composite view of multiculturalism.

·      Should develop an ability to identify common structural and thematic features of any story, poem and essay.

·      Should have an ability to analyse the variety of literary forms in term of styles, language, conventions, themes and social cultural diversities.

·      Should learn the elements of narrations and compositions to substantiate the communicative skills.

IV

ENGL 403

(Course Code for Honours Students is ENGL 404H)

AEEC/SEC-2

Translation Studies and Principles of Translation

 

·         Should develop an insight into the structure and pattern of English language.

·         Students should be able to understand principals of translations.

·         Should be able to see through the problems and politics of translations.

·         Should understand the types and methods of translation: sense based      translation, word-to-word translation, imitations and adaptation etc.

·         Should be able to translate literary / non-literary passages from their mother      tongue into English and vice-versa.

·         Should learn to display a working knowledge of translation to seek      employability as an interpreter or a translator. 

V

ENGL 501

(Course Code for Honours Students is ENGL 305H)

Contemporary India: Women and Empowerment (Generic Elective-1

 

·      Should be sensitive to gender issues.

·      Should learn social constructions of genders in India and across the world.

·      Should understand the interdisciplinary approaches to gender sensitive issues.

·      Should understand the issues related to feminism.

·      Should be able to build vocabulary and knowledge of literary terminology.

V

ENGL 502

DSE –1 A:

Soft Skills

 

·         Should develop and improve their communication skills such as they should be able to communicate their ideas, suggestions, views and opinions clearly and logically.

·         Should develop leadership qualities through strong communication skills and ability to influence with humility.

·         Should understand the basic techniques of solving a problem.

·         Should develop social skills also.

·         Should understand the importance and characteristics of emotional intelligence such as taking responsibility for your actions.

·         Should learn to read visual texts like graphics / cartoons etc.

V

ENGL 503

AEEC-3 :Technical Writing

 

·         Should be able to write coherently and clearly.

·         Should be able to write formal and informal reports and presentations.

·          Should develop and improve their communication skills such as they should be able to communicate their ideas, suggestions, views and opinions clearly and logically.

·      Should have strong vocabulary.

·      Should learn the skills of selecting topics, how to write thesis introductory.

·      Should develop knowledge of scientific and technical subjects to write formal and informal technical compositions.

·        Should learn to write proceedings and minutes of the meetings etc

VI

ENGL 601 (Course Code for Honours Students is ENGL405H)

GE-2

Generic Elective

Language, Literature and Culture

 

·      Should be able to apply different critical, theoretical and philosophical approaches in Indian context.

·      Should develop an ability to recognize text’s elements such as style, form, images, figure of speeches, connotations and references.

·      Student must develop an ability to understand human psychology through the study of different characters which facilitates social adaptability and understanding.

·      Should be able to build vocabulary and knowledge of literary terminology.

·      Should be able to see through the issues, themes and the politics in Indian context.

·      Should be able to compare Indian issues of partition, migration, identity, dalit movements, Diaspora and gender with other nations.

VI

ENGL 602

DSE-1B

Academic Writing:

 

·         Should be able to write coherently and clearly.

·         Should be able to write formal and informal reports and presentations.

·          Should develop and improve their communication skills such as they should be able to communicate their ideas, suggestions, views and opinions clearly and logically.

·         Should have strong vocabulary

·         Should be able to use exact, correct, and proper words or terms along with error free writing skills.

VI

ENGL 603

AEEC-4

Business Communication

 

·         Should be able to  use proper format for different kinds of written business communications

·         Should be able to write coherent, clear, logical and correct letters

·         Should be able to write formal and informal reports and presentations.

·          Should develop and improve their communication skills

I

BCA 102

Applied English

·         Should develop and improve their communication skills

·         Should be able to write formal and informal invitations and letters.

·         Should be able to use words / phrases in their own sentences.

·         Should improve their compression and drafting skills. 

Faculty

Name : Dr. Mukesh Verma

Email :

Mobile No. : 00

Qualification : M.A., M.Phil. Ph.D
Name : Mrs. Sarika

Email : sarikasood112@gmail.com

Mobile No. : 9817069921

Qualification : M.A., M.Phil.
Name : Dr. Monika Mathur

Email : drmonika.mathur@gmail.com

Mobile No. : 9418009020

Qualification : M.A., M.Phil. Ph.D
Name : Ms. Rohini Rana

Email : rohiniranasnr@gmail.com

Mobile No. : 8988152770

Qualification : M.A., M.Phil.
Name : Ms. Dharmendra Arya

Email : divya.arya78@gmail.com

Mobile No. : 9418113100

Qualification : M.A., M.Phil.

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