This Subject Includes

  • Course No: HS 205
  • Course: B.Tech
  • Semester: V
  • Title: Language And Communication
  • Stream: English
  • Language and the brain: brain organization for language, aphasia, aqrammatism, neurolinguistics, bilingualism, language acquisltion, phonology: the organs of speech, places of articulation, vowels, diphthongs and consonants, intonation syntax, descriptive grammar, generative grammar, functional grammar, immediate constituency analysis, morphology, tree structures, semantics, pragmatics, synthetic truth, analytical truth, semantic field, Grice’s cooperative principle, metaphorical language, speech act theory, language and society, registers, standardization, language and power, Indian English.


    1. G. Finch, Linauistic Terms and Concepts, Macmillan, 2000.

    2. L. K. Obler and K. Gjerlow, Language and the Brain, Cambridge University Press. 1999.

    3. A. Goatly, The Language of Metaphors, Routledge, 1997.