MA Courses



Course No. Course Adviser Course Title Course description Credits
EL401C P.Mukherji INTRODUCTION TO CHINESE LANGUAGE The course aims at introducing the structural features of Chinese language, both in terms of signs and sounds. This involves a categorical study of semantic and phonetic components of Chinese characters, theorizing tones, syntactic structures, homophones, phraseological features etc
4
EL403C M.Bhattacharya FUNDAMENTALS OF CHINESE/ENGLISH TRANSLATION An introductory course dealing with theory and practice of translation-texts based on Newspaper articles, editorials, and important speeches.
4
EL405C Dayawanti CHINESE NOVELS-I Study of a particular Novel and critically analyze the social, political and economic conditions reflected in the novel; the course also aims to enrich their literary and idiomatic expressions.
4
EL406C Geeta Kochhar CONSECUTIVE INTERPRETATION The course offers a basic knowledge on interpretation from Chinese to English and English to Chinese through exercises based on listening to news, discussions, and commentaries. Background knowledge of the contexts and understanding on China is provided; while the exercises are undertaken in Multimedia labs. Knowledge of extensive newspaper vocabulary and general knowledge is a requisite for the course.
4
EL407C P. Mukherji INTRODUCTION TO CHINESE LANGUAGE Lessons from Chinese texts, highlighting historical development of Chinese language and linguistic culture, spanning from antiquity till the modern times. Grammatical features typifying Chinese language and script will also form the focus of study and analysis.
4
EL409C Hemant Adlakha NEWSPAPER TRANSLATION (ENGLISH TO CHINES) A course in translation of news reports, editorials, articles, and speeches from newspapers and periodicals.
4
EL411C Dayawanti/D S Rawat CHINESE NOVELS-II Study of a particular Novel and critically analyze the social, political and economic conditions reflected in the novel; the course also aims to enrich their literary and idiomatic expressions.
4
EL412C Geeta Kochhar CONSECUTIVE INTERPRETATION The course is for interpretation from Chinese to English and English to Chinese through exercises based on listening to news, discussions, and commentaries. Multimedia labs are used to show videos on various topics ranging from politics, economy, society and culture of China. Knowledge of extensive newspaper vocabulary and general knowledge is requisite for the course.
4
EL501C B.R. Deepak HISTORY OF CHINESE LITERATURE The prerequisite course provides a comprehensive overview of the history of Chinese Literature focusing on the formative period of Chinese civilization. The course systematically exposes students to different phases of Chinese historical developments, dominant literary genres, prominent literary personalities and their representative works along with exhaustive annotations to the original texts from remote antiquity to Tang.
4
EL505C Dayawanti/ D.S. Rawat CHINESE NOVEL-I The course introduces an in-depth study of particular novel/novelettes: its social background, evaluation and characterization.
4
EL506C P.Mukherji READING AND TRANSLATION OF CONSTEMPORARY WRITINGS The course introduces reading from contemporary texts both in Chinese and English, followed by translation, viz., Chinese to English, and English to Chinese. Analysis of syntactic structures in source language and target language with focus on contrastive features would be an integral part of this course.
4
EL507C Hemant Adlakha SIMULTANEOUS INTERPRETATION Extempore and simultaneous interpretation through intensive exercises based on newspaper articles, important speeches, meetings, news and commentaries of Chinese radio broadcast and Chinese films.
4
EL510C B R Deepak HISTORY OF CHINESE LITERATURE The prerequisite course provides a comprehensive overview of the history of Chinese Literature focusing on the formative period of Chinese civilization. The course systematically exposes students to different phases of Chinese historical developments, dominant literary genres, prominent literary personalities and their representative works along with exhaustive annotations to the original texts from Tang to Qing Dynasty.
4
EL513C Hemant Adlakha SIMULTANEOUS INTERPRETATION Advanced level course in Interpretation (Chinese-English and English-Chinese) through intensive exercises based on important speeches, special articles from newspapers and periodicals, news and commentaries of radio broadcast, film shows and participation in actual interpretation.
4
EL514C D.S. Dayawanti CHINESE NOVELS-II The course introduces an in-depth study of particular novel/novelettes: its social background, evaluation and characterization.
4
EL515C Geeta Kochhar AN INTRODUCTION TO THE ECONOMY OF MODERN CHINA This course provides a comprehensive overview of the Chinese economy including its organization, structure, and performance since 1840 to date. The course will also evaluate different perspectives on the problems, challenges and potentials of the Chinese economy, and familiarize students with the economic environment of China
4