28 January 2017

TS Gurukul PGT English Syllabus 2017

TS Gurukul PGT English Syllabus
Scheme and Syllabus for the post of Post Graduate Teacher in
Residential Educational Institution Societies

Preliminary (Screening Test)

Scheme of Examination

Written Examination (Objective Type) No. of
PaperGeneral Studies, General
Abilities and Basic Proficiency
in English
150 150 150

Paper: I General Studies, General Abilities and Basic Proficiency In English

Section-I: General Studies

1. Current Affairs – Regional, National & International.
2. Indian Constitution; Indian Political System; Governance and Public Policy.
3. Social Exclusion; Rights issues such as Gender, Caste, Tribe, Disability etc.and inclusive policies.
4. Society Culture, Civilization Heritage, Arts, and Literature of India and Telangana
5. General Science; India’s Achievements in Science and Technology
6. Environmental Issues; Disaster Management- Prevention and Mitigation Strategies and Sustainable Development.
7. Economic and Social Development of India and Telangana.
8. Socioeconomic, Political and Cultural History of Telangana with special emphasis on Telangana Statehood Movement and formation of Telangana state.

Section-II: General Abilities

9. Analytical Abilities: Logical Reasoning and Data Interpretation.
10. Moral Values and Professional Ethics in Educati
11. Teaching Aptitude

Section – III: Basic Proficiency in English 

i) School Level English Grammar:
Articles; Tense; Noun & Pronouns; Adjectives; Adverbs; Verbs; Modals; Subject-Verb Agreement; Non-Finites; reported speech; Degrees of Comparison; Active and Passive Voice; Prepositions;
Conjunctions; Conditionals.

ii) Vocabulary:
Synonyms and Antonyms; Phrasal Verbs; Related Pair of Words; Idioms and Phrases; Proverbs.

iii) Words and Sentences:
Use of Words; Choosing Appropriate words and Words often Confused; Sentence Arrangement, Completion, Fillers and Improvement; Transformation of Sentences; Comprehension;
Punctuation; Spelling Test; Spotting errors

Scheme of Main Examination for the post of Post Graduate Teacher in Residential Educational Institution Societies
Written Examination (Objective TypeNo. of
Paper – I Pedagogy of Concerned 150 150 150
Paper – IISubject Discipline
150 150 150
Total 300

PGT English Main Examination Syllabus

Main Examination Syllabus for the post of Post Graduate Teacher in Residential Educational Institution Societies

Paper-I: Pedagogy of English Language
1. The Nature of language and its Historical Development; First Language; Second Language and Third Language; Different Types of Languages; Mother Tongue; Languages of Different Professions; Importance of languages across School Curriculum; Contributions of Creative Writers.
2. Values, Aims, and Objectives of Teaching Languages
3. Child Development; Psychology of Teaching and Learning Languages; Language, Thinking and Creativity.
4. Language Curriculum: Construction, Organization and Development
5. Language Skills; Planning for Effective Instruction in Language Classrooms: Different Plans and Designing Learning Experiences.
6. Approaches, Methods, and Techniques of Teaching Languages with special reference to School Content (Prose/Fiction /Poetry/Drama/Essay)
7. Teaching and Learning Resources and Designing Instructional Material for Languages; Language Labs; Teaching Aids; Textbooks; ICT in Language Teaching and Learning
8. Measurement and Evaluation in Languages: Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation (CCE); Tools and Techniques of Evaluation; Achievement and Diagnostic Tests.
9. Learning Disabilities/Difficulties and Education of Exceptional/ Disabled Children in Languages
10. Language and Everyday Life; Language Issues and Policies. National and  State Curriculum frameworks.

Paper –II: English Language & Literature
I. Reading Comprehension of unseen passage. 
II. Grammar and Vocabulary
1. Parts of Speech;
2. Subject and predicate
3.Types of sentences - transformations
4. Conjunctions (Linkers; connectors; cohesive devices);
5. Verbs (Regular and Irregular) and modals;
6. Time and Tense

8) Adverbs – types and their order in sentences; 
9)Adjectives including Degrees of Comparison and also Quantifiers; 
10) Articles – Determiners. 
11) Clauses; (Noun Clauses – Adjective clauses; adverbial clauses); 
13) Direct and Indirect Speech;
14) Infinitives; gerunds; participles; 
15) Phrasal verbs; Idioms; prepositional phrases ; (Noun phrases; verb phrases; adverbial phrases); 16) Forming Questions and Question Tags.;
17) Correction of Sentences.; 
18) Figures of Speech;
20) Synonyms; 
21) Homophones; 
22) Homonyms ; 
23) Affixation;
24) Spelling; 

25) Vocabulary in context; 
26) Proverbs; 
27) One word substitutes;
28) Composition: Paragraph, essay, expansion, précis, Letter writing, message, notice, article and report writing.
III. Aspects of pronunciation:
1. Vowel and consonant Sounds and phonemes
2. Stress: word and sentence stress.
3. Intonation: Four basic patterns of intonation.

IV. Punctuation.

Literature:) Comprehension of
1) Literary prose passage and
2) A poem
II) Study of Literary forms:
1) Poetry: Sonnet, ode, elegy, Ballad, Lyric, Dramatic Monologue
2) Prose:
a) Drama (Structure, Characters, dialogues, Soliloquy, tragedy, comedy, Tragi-comedy)
b) Fiction: - (point of view, setting atmosphere; style; Technique of Narration.)
c) Essay Detailed study of English Literature from 1798 to 1900 with special reference to Wordsworth, S.T. Coleridge, John Keats, Shelly, Lord Byron, Charles Lamb, Charles Dickens, William Hazlitt, Alfred Lord Tennyson, Robert Browning, Mathew Arnold, George Eliot,
Thomas Carlyle and John Ruskin.

III. Poetry
Name of the Poet Title
Sarojini Naidu In The Bazaars of Hyderabad
Rw Emerson A Nation’s Strength
RL.Stevenson My Shadow
Alfred Tennyson Home They Brought Her Warrior Dead
Elizabeth Barrett Browning The Cry of Children
Rabindranath Tagore My Mother; Freedom.
C A Bowels The River
Gabriel Okara Once Upon A Time
Medora Chevalier Or Will The Dreamer Awake?
Dr. SurayaNasim Abandoned
Khalil Gibran On Friendship
Shiv K.Kumar Mother’s Day
William Wordsworth Anecdote For Fathers
Edwar Lear The Duck And The Kangaroo
Harry Behn Trees
Lily Usher Grabbing Everything On The Land
HarindranathChatopadhyaya The Earthen Goblet
Don Marquis A Spider And A Fly

Name of the Essayist/ Writer/Novelist Title
APJ Kalam Wings Of Fire
RK.Narayan Swami And Friends
Charles Dickens Oliver Twist
Jonathan Swift Gulliver Travels
Sudha Murthy 1.Gender Bias
2. How I Taught My Grandmother
ToRead And Other Stories
Isaac Asimov Robots And People
O.Henry After Twenty Years
R.K. Laxman The Gold Frame
E.V.Lucas The Face On The Wall
Oscar Wilde The Nightingale And The Rose
Satyajit Ray BepinChoudhury’s Lapse of Memory
A.G. Gardiner On Umbrella Morals
Stephen Leacock How To Live To Be 200
George Orwell Animal Farm

Drama / Play
Name of the Writer Title
J.B. Priestley Mother’s Day

William Stanley Houghton The Dear Departed
Cedric Mount The Never Never Nest
Fritz Karinthy The Refund
G.B.Shaw Saint Joan
Shakespeare Julius Caesar

The Candidates are expected to have a thorough knowledge of the above-mentioned poets, essayists, novelists and dramatists and their respective works mentioned at the level that is expected of a student of literature.

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