DU SOL B.A.Programme 2nd year question paper english (B) 2018

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Your Roll No.          ....................................

SI. No.of Q. Paper   :4222                G-II

Unique paper code :B-120/C-120

Name of the course :B.A. (Prog.)/II/III
                                      Year

Name of the Paper : English Language (B)
                                     Paper II

Semester                   : Annual/Part II/ III

Time : 3 Hours         Maximum Marks: 100

             Introductions for Condidate:

(i) Write youY Roll N0 on the top
     immediately on receipt of this question
     Paper
   

(ii) Attempt all questions

1.  Read the passage given below and
     Answer the questions that follow:


Though listening is very important good listeners are rare most often it is careless and self centered people who make bad listeners others will pre judge a speaker either on the basis of his or her appearance
                                                                       P.T.O

Dress grooming or manner of delivering the speech (accent speed or volume) sometimes people will dismiss subjects as boring or too
Difficult and will create distractions or get distracted themselves.

Though listening is hard work and requires concentration there can be instances of over listening as well.when you want to miss nothing and thus concentrate on just about every word and example of the speaker you can miss the wood for the trees i.e.you can pick up all the irrelevant ideas and miss the main point at the other extreme are people who fake attention they may be physically present and apparently listening to someone while their mind are somewhere else.

Questions: 

(i)  What are bad listeners like?                     3


(ii) How do people judge the speaker                    sometimes ?                                                 3

(iii) Can we say that listening is an easy                  take?                                                            3

(iv) What does the expression miss the
        wood for the trees mean?                       3           

(V) How do people who fake attention
       behave                                                         3


(vi) Find words from the passage which are
       Opposite in meaning to the following
        words.                                                         5

        Uinmportant: common: careful:
        Interesting: relevant

2. Based on your reading of your course
    Book english at the workplace II answer
    Any five of the following questions briefly
                                                                  5×2=10

(i) What are variations in language called?

(ii) While greentin a woman should a man
      Hands with her directly or should he
      Wait for her to extend her hand firs?

(iii) What is a syllable?

(iv) Explain what is meant by indirect 
       Approach to vocabulary learning.

(v) What is the best way to begin if you
      Have to write about something?

(vi) Explain the importance of making
       Drafts in formal writing

(vii) What should one keep in mind while
         Reading should?

(viii) What are thought groups or breath
          Groups?                                              P.T.O

3. Fill in the blanks choosing appropriate
    Prepositions from the list given below 
                                                                            10

     In,at,into, about,on,for, since

(i) Mozert was born in Salzburg...............1756

(ii) I haven't seen kate for a few days i last
      Saw her.........................Tuesday

(iii) There are usually a lot of parties..............
        New years EVe.

(iv) he has been leaving in delhi........the past
       Ten years.

(v) I have been waiting for you ........10 A.M.

(vi) the telephone and the the doorbell
       Rang..........the same time

(vii) I don't like to drive ............. night

(viii) The book was kept............the table

(ix) you look serious what are you thinking
        ..............?

(x) the thief went..............the house stealthily

4. (a) Give the British words for the
           following (any five):                              5

      (i) Cookies

      (ii) Apartment

      (iii) Candy

      (iv) Mail

      (v) Vacation

      (vi) Cellphone

 (b) Find the odd word out in each of the
       Following                                                     5

 (i)  Bread biscuit buns house

(ii)  Rose bucket dahlia jasmine

(iii) Neck arms book legs

(iv) Noise din sunshine clamour

(v)  Pen pencil rubber spoon

5. Fill in the blanks with the appropriate
    From of the verb given in brackets in
    Each of the following                                 10

(i) Im looking forward to......................on a
     Holiday                                                     (go)

                                                                       P.T.O

(ii) The students were.............. cricket (play)

(iii) I saw a dog..................after the cat (run)

(iv) Last night sachin..................three cups of
       Coffee to keep awake.                    (dring)

(v) We should........and visit the tajmahal
                                                                        (go)

(vi) Radha.........on the wet floor.             (slip)

(vii) The litte boy was...........becau he was
Hungry .                                                       (cry)

(viii) The notebook was...............safely in the
          Drawer .                                          (keep)

(ix) Shiela......................to the market every
       Wednesday.                                          (go)

(x) What are you................for lunch today?
                                                                    (cook)

6.(a) Fill in the blanks with appropriate
         Question words chosen from those
         Given below some extra words are
         Alsho given.                                             5

    When,why,where, what,who,whose how

(i) ..........................hit you?

(ii) .........................do you came from?

(iii) ..........................pen is this?

(iv) ...............are you not paying attention?

(v) ...............are you leaving for dubai?


(b) Put the parts of each of the following


                                                                            5
Sentence in the right order


(i) when/ was/ built/ this/ house

(ii) when/ invented/ the/ computer/ was

(iii) Fell/ something/ floor/ on/ the

(iv) Lives/ somebody/ that/ in/ house

(v) How/ the/ accident/ did/ happen

7. Complete the following dialogues

(i) A hello riya are you coming for the class?
     B: .................................................................

(ii) A: When are Your exam finishing?
      B: ..................................................................

(iii) A: who is Your favourite actor?
       B: .................................................................

(iv) A: have you read this book?
       B: ...................................................................

(v) A: hello chirag what are Your plans for
      This evening?
      B: ......................................................................
                                                                       P.TO.

8.(a) Write a letter to a friend telling him/
          Her about the hobby classes you have
           Joined recently (you can choose to
          Write about any hobby You like) .    10
   
                                         OR

    (b) Write a letter to the chairman delhi jal
          Board complaining about the bad
          Quality of water in your locality

9.(a) Write an essay of about 200 words on
         any one of the following topics .        10

    (i) My favourite person

    (ii) If I were a teacher

   (iii) A visit to a monument





   




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