Q 1. Write short notes on the following:
- Nasal consonants in English
- Stress and rhythm in connected speech
- Conversion as a morphological device in English
- Question formation in English
Q 2a. Give the phonetic symbols for each of the following consonants. The first one is done for you:
- Voiced bilabial plosive:-
- voiceless alveolar plosive :-
- voiced velar nasal :-
- palatal semi-vowel
- voiced palato-alveolar affricate : -
- Voiceless labio-dental fricative :-
Q 2b. Mark the stress in the following sentences.
- She’s doing her homework :-
- They’ve gone away :-
- What a colorful picture! :-
- How much does it cost? :-
- It was time for them to leave.
Q 2c Write the symbol for the vowel sound represented by the underlined letters in the following words.
Q 3a. What are compounds? Describe the criteria for distinguishing compounds from phrases. Illustrate your answer with examples.
Q 3b. Add prefixes to the following words. Write what type of prefix (negative, reversative, number, degree, etc.) it is:
Q 3c. Fill in the blank in the sentences with an appropriate form of the word given in the
brackets and prefix from the box. You may change the form of the word if required.
4a. Identify the patterns in the following sentences in terms of these elements, viz. S,V, IO,
DO, C, A.
4b. What is the difference between Defining and Non-defining Relative clauses? Discuss giving examples.?
Q 4c. Fill the gaps in these sentences with a suitable relative pronoun.
Q 5a. Giving examples, write briefly about different types of negation.
Q 5b. Fill in the blanks with the correct question tags.
Q 5c. 5c Fit these conjunctions (if, in case, unless, until, when) into the gaps in the sentences: