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IGNOU BEGG-172 July 2022 - January 2023 - Solved Assignment

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This particular Assignment references the syllabus chosen for the subject of English, for the July 2022 - January 2023 session. The code for the assignment is BEGG-172 and it is often used by students who are enrolled in the BAG, BA (Honours) Degree.

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IGNOU BEGG-172 (July 2022 - January 2023) Assignment Questions

Section A

Answer each question in about 300 words.

1. What is Language? State the various functions of language?

2. Distinguish between spelling and sound in English.

3. Discuss various stress patterns in words with suitable examples.

4. Discuss the Saussurean concepts of structural linguistics.

Section B

Answer each question in about 300 words.

1. Write a short note on origin of words in English.

2. Discuss the grammatical categories associated with the English verb.

3. Distinguish between functional and formal labels.

4. Explain the different types of nouns by giving suitable examples.

Section C

Answer each question in about 700 words.

1. What do you understand by having ‘knowledge of a Language’? Discuss with examples.

2. Discuss the feature of stressed and unstressed syllables in a connected speed by giving suitable examples.

3. Discuss various word building processes in English by giving suitable examples.

4. Discuss the seven basic sentence patterns in English by giving suitable examples.

IGNOU BEGG-172 (July 2021 - January 2022) Assignment Questions

Section A

Short answer questions based on Blocks 1 and 2 (Answer each question in 300 words)

1. Discuss Sapir-Whorf hypothesis. Do you agree with this theory? Give reasons for your answer.

2. Define onomatopoeia. Give examples to explain the concept.

3. What is a signifier? Give examples from your mother tongue to support your explanation.

4. What are some of the Saussurean principles? Briefly explain them.

5. Why is word stress significant in English? Give examples to support your answer.

6. How can we use multilingualism as a resource?

Section B

Short answer questions based on Blocks 3 and 4 (Answer each question in 300 words)

1. Citing examples, explain how can we compare words? What are the different relationships that exist between words?

2. Define morpheme. What are the different types of morphemes?

3. What is derivational morphology? Give two examples of derivation from your mother tongue.

4. Define noun phrase and discuss its structure giving examples.

5. What are prefixes and suffixes? Separate the prefixes and suffixes in the following words:

  • Anti-establishmentarianism
  • Prenatal
  • Institutionalisation
  • Organisational

6. Differentiate compound and complex sentences. How are they created?

Section C

Long answer questions based on Blocks 1 to 4 (Answer each question in 500 words)

1. How is human language different from animal communication?

2. The mentalists questioned the principles of structuralism in mid 20th century. Discuss how this shift occurred in the study of language. Do you find any similarities between Chomsky’s ideas and that of Saussure?

3. What are the different kinds of language variations? Explain by giving examples.

4. The verb phrase is an important part of inflectional morphology. Discuss inflection through the verb phrase.

BEGG-172 Assignment Details

  • University IGNOU (Indira Gandhi National Open University)
  • Title Language and Linguistics
  • Language(s) English
  • Session July 2022 - January 2023
  • Code BEGG-172
  • Subject English
  • Degree(s) BAG, BA (Honours)
  • Course Generic Electives (GE)
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  • Publisher Gullybaba Publishing House Pvt. Ltd.

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  • 30th April (if Enrolled in the June Exams)
  • 31st October (if Enrolled in the December Exams).

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