MEG-04 ASPECTS OF LANGUAGE
SOLVED ASSIGNMENT 2021-2022
ASPECTS OF LANGUAGE
Based on Blocks (1-9)
Course Code: MEG-04/ 2021-22
Max. Marks: 100
MEG-04 English Solved Assignment 2021-22
|Service Type||Solved Assignment (Soft copy/PDF)|
|Semester||2021-2022 Course: MA(English) MEG|
|Session||For July, 2021 and January, 2022 sessions|
|Assignment Code||MEG-04/ 2021-22|
|Product||Assignment of MA(English) 2021-2022 (IGNOU)|
|Submission Date||The completed assignment should be sent to the Coordinator of the Study
Centre allotted to you by 31st March (if enrolled in the July Session) and 30th
Sept (if enrolled in the January session).
1. Write short notes on the following: (4 x 5=20)
i Langue and parole
ii Types of Negation and its interaction with Scope
iii Code mixing vs code switching
iv Generative grammar
2. Languages enrich and evolve through borrowings. Discuss the various borrowings in
English language by giving examples. 20
3. How is inflectional morphology different from derivational morphology? Discuss by
giving examples. 20
4. Discuss case, thematic roles and theta theory by citing relevant examples? 20
5. Fill in the blank spaces in the following sentences: (2 x10=20)
1. A consonant during the articulation of which the vocal cords vibrate is called a
2. A consonant during the articulation of which there is no velic opening or the oral
cavity is closed then it is called a ____________________ consonant.
3. The difference between a plosive and an affricate is that during the articulation of
plosives the release of air is __________________ and during the articulation of
affricates the release is __________________.
4. Allophones are __________________of the same __________________.
5. Vowels are more _________________ than consonants. There is little or no
__________________in the production of vowels.
6. ________________ is a sound which is present in your mother tongue but not in
English. (use IPA to indicate the sound)
7. __________ is a voiceless bilabial plosive and ___________ is a voiced alveolar
lateral phoneme in English. (use IPA to indicate the phoneme)
8. A speech sound which patterns like a consonant but is phonetically a brief vowel
such as /w/ in win is called a _____________.
9. Fricatives are produced by a ________________ in the vocal tract so as to
10. The _______________ vowels serve as points of reference for identifying real
vowels in actual languages.
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