Take Home Exam for Final Assignment 2020-2021- Spring

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U214A: Worlds of English I  – KSA FTHE

 Cut-Off Date  : Friday 23 April 2021                                                          Cut off Time:  10.05PM

Total Marks    :            /50                                                                          Duration    : 24 Hours

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Contents:                                      

Warnings and Declaration

Question1                   obligatory allocated 18 marks

Question 2                   optional allocated 16 marks

Question 3                   optional allocated 16 marks

Question 4                   optional allocated 16 marks

Plagiarism Warning:

As per AOU rules and regulations, all students are required to submit their own THE-Final work and avoid plagiarism. The AOU has implemented sophisticated techniques for plagiarism detection. You will be penalized for any act of plagiarism as per the AOU’s rules and regulations.

Declaration of No Plagiarism by Student (to be signed and submitted by student with THE-Final work):

I hereby declare that this submitted THE-Final work is a result of my own efforts and I have not plagiarized any other person’s work.

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Part A:  Question 1 is obligatory and is allocated 18 marks.

Question 1 (obligatory – 18 marks)

Use examples and evidence from Kachru’s circles, colonization patterns, settlement history, and contexts of use to explain the different characteristics between ENL/ESL and EFL. Support your discussion with appropriate examples.

Part B: Choose TWO QUESTIONS to answer.

Question 2 (optional – 16 marks)

Explain how different patterns of colonization contributed to the spread of English in different ways. Provide evidence to support your argument.

Question 3:(optional – 16 marks)

Explain the development of pidgins and creoles and discuss views on whether they count as varieties of English or entirely separate languages.

Question 4:(optional – 16 marks)

Demonstrate through a discussion of the seven ages of English, the hybrid nature of English, the impact of language contact, and the social and political nature that characterizes the development of the English language.

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