BS (Hons) English Language and Linguistics

BS (Hons.) in English Language and Linguistics

BS language and linguistic is a programme that gives the participants an opportunity to investigate the most intricate aspects of human behavior and knowledge. Specialization in linguistics enables the students to learn about many characteristics of human language including words (morphology) and their meanings (semantics), sounds and their variation (phonetics and phonology), sentence and the context of their utterances (pragmatics). Studying linguistics also gives an insight into the changes involve in a language over the period of time and how a language is learned and acquired (language learning theories). Moreover it also includes the variation in language (sociolinguistics) due to region and culture, and most importantly it also contains certain modules that will help you in dealing the real the classroom management and teaching English to the speakers of other languages (teaching methodologies). It helps in developing the syllabus and designing the curriculum according to the level of learners and the use of technology in developing their critical thinking.

Linguistics is progressively an important subject influencing many areas of studies, including psychology, philosophy, education and artificial intelligence. It has the real world application and answers many of the questions, regarding how are gender and religion affect our language? Why do some languages extinct and why do others transcends? Why one language is different from other? What is the role of mind and brain in learning? Understanding of these and many other questions will assist in becoming more critical, self reflective, and research oriented in many fields of our communication, learning and production.

Program Objectives:

 

  • To transmit knowledge of the structure and function of language and its use and change in various cultural and social settings
  • To help students develop critical thinking skills, analytical skills, and reading, writing and research skills
  • To help students develop an understanding of the relationship between linguistic theories and areas such as artificial intelligence, cognitive science, language acquisition and learning, and language policy.
  • To help students develop an appreciation for the diversity and dynamic nature of human languages and cultures in Pakistan and the world

 

Credit Hours:

Each course is worth 3 credit hours

 

Degree Requirements

BS (Hons) in English Language and Linguistics requires:

  • Minimum of 2 CGPA
  • Completion of 130 credit hours

Duration


4 Years (8 Semesters)

Admission Criteria for BS (Hons.)  English Language and Linguistics

  • All applicants must have completed at least twelve years of education.
  • All applicants must present their current valid NTS score cards.
  • All applicants must undergo a written comprehensive test for competence in English Language.

Program Road Map

Sr. No

Title of the Course

Credit Hours

Semester 1

LL-100

English 1 

3

LL-101

Islamiat 

3

LL-103

Computer Application

3

LL-104

Introduction to Linguistics

3

LL-106

Phonetics and Phonology

3

Semester II

LL-107

 

English II

3

LL-108

Pak studies

3

LL-109

Critical Thinking Skills

3

LL-110

Pedagogical Grammar

3

LL-111

Language Theories and Linguistics

3

Semester III

LL-200

English III

3

LL-201

Second Language Acquisition

3

LL-202

Psycholinguistics

3

LL_203

History of Language and Literature

3

LL-204

Language Culture and Society

3

LL-205

Research Methodology

3

 

Semester IV

 

 

LL-206

English Language Teaching Methodologies

3

LL-207

Teaching Reading and Speaking Skills

3

LL-208

Teaching of Writing, Listening and Grammar Skills

3

LL-209

Semantics

3

LL-210

Pragmatics

3

LL-211

Language Gender and Identity 

3

Semester V

LL-300

Computational Linguistics

3

LL-301

Creative Writing

3

LL-302

Theories of Criticism 

3

LL-303

Literary Genres and Pakistani Literature in English

3

LL-304

Language Testing and Evaluation

3

LL-305

Computer Assisted Language Learning

3

Semester VI

LL-306

Syllabus Designing and ELT classroom Management

3

LL-307

Teaching English Literature

3

LL-308

 Morphology and Syntax

3

LL-309

 Discourse Analysis

3

LL-310

Language, Power and Media

3

Semester VII

LL-401

Translation Studies

3

LL-402

Language Policy

3

LL-403

Issues in Applied Linguistics

3

LL-404

Morphology

3

LL-405

Language and Media 

3

Semester VIII

LL-406

Advance Lexical Studies 

3

LL-407

Experiential Learning 

3

LL-408

Final Project 1 (Proposal Based)

3

LL-410

Final Project 2 (Write up)

3

LL-409

Teaching Practice

6

Total

 

130

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