Master of Arts in English Teaching and Linguistics

It is a dual Masters degree program (with courses in both linguistics and teaching), consisting of 69 credit hours with 20 taught courses. An important aspect of the program is dissertation writing in the final semester that prepares the students for their future research. This degree focuses on enabling the students acquire specialist knowledge in different sub-disciplines of linguistics. Similarly, it motivates the students get indulged in advanced research in phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, and pragmatics. Finally, the program helps develop critical/analytical skills among the students in an interdisciplinary context.

Degree Requirements

B.A./B.Com. with minimum second division

Career Opportunities

The program will prepare students for competitive examinations, application of English language in practical life, as well as help them acquire the required competence in English to study abroad. It also aims at producing professional teachers, who can develop materials for different populations and design different assessments. Similarly, it equips them with latest instructional technology and opens new vistas of research in language. The graduates, at the end of the program, may become

•             Teachers trainers

•             Text-to-speech synthesizers

•             Translators

•             Interpreters

•             Technical writers

 

Courses Offered

Sr# Course Code Course Title Cr.Hrs Pre-requisite Course- 1 Pre-requisite Course- 2
1 ELTL 511 Phonetics & English Phonology
3    
2 ELTL 512
Intro to Linguistics 3    
3 ELTL 514
Language Skills 3    
4 ELTL 515
Descriptive Syntax 4    
5 ELTL 516
Psycholinguistics 4    
           
SrNo. Course Code Course Title Cr.Hrs Pre-requisite Course- 1 Pre-requisite Course- 2
1 ELTL 517
Morphology & English Syntax
3


2 ELTL 518
Methods of Teaching English
3

3 ELTL 519
Teaching English For Specific Purposes
4

4 ELTL 520
Approaches to Foreign Language Acquisition
4

5 ELTL 523
Assessment of Language Skills
3








Sr# Course Code Course Title Cr.Hrs Pre-requisite Course- 1 Pre-requisite Course- 2
1 ELTL 521
Semantics & Pragmatics
3


2 ELTL 522
Research Methods
3


3 ELTL 524
Curriculum Designing & Material Development
3

4 ELTL 527
Computer & Language Teaching
4

5 ELTL 525
Stylistics
3







SrNo. Course Code Course Title Cr.Hrs Pre-requisite Course- 1 Pre-requisite Course- 2
1 ELTL 526 Instructional Technology 3

2 ELTL 528
Micro Practice Teaching
3

3 ELTL 529
Teaching of Creative Writing
3

4 ELTL 530
Student Teaching  & Observation
4

5 ELTL 513
Error Analysis
6

6 ELTL 531 Thesis