Introduction to phonetics and grammar- Growth and development.
English sound system- Speech mechanism and organs of speech-Classification of SoundsVowels and Consonants- Description- Syllable structure- IPA and RP – Phonology, Phonemes, Allophones, Suprasegmentals-pitch, stress, intonation-transcription.
Syntax- types of sentences-Sentence patterns- Clauses and Phrases-Order of words- Normal and Inverted-Conversion-Concord.
Tense-verb forms-degrees of comparison-articles- Remedial grammar-error identification.
Mechanics of writing-linkers-punctuation-markers-written composition-narrative, descriptive, argumentative etc.