Prof. Rajneesh Arora
Linguistics and Contemporary Eng
Telephone: 9235664752 (M), (0522) 2616073 (O),
|1||Ph.D. English||Panjab University, Chandigarh|
|2||M.A. Language Teaching (Applied Linguistics)||Lancaster University, Lancaster, UK|
|3||M. Litt. English (Linguistics and Phonetics)||CIEFL, Hyderabad (Now EFL-U)|
|4||PGDTE (Postgraduate Diploma in the Teaching of English)||CIEFL, Hyderabad (Now EFL-U)|
|5||M A English||Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra|
|6||B.Sc||Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra|
|7||Certificate of Proficiency in French||CIEFL, Lucknow Campus (Now EFL-U)|
|S.No||Award||Received in the year||Received from|
|1||Visiting Fellow’s Position||May 2008 to September 2008||University of Warwick, UK|
|2||British Council Hornby Trust Fellowship for MA Language Teaching (Applied Linguistics) in Lancaster University, U.K.||October 2003 – September 2004||British Council and Hornby Trust, UK|
|3||CIEFL Junior Research Fellowship in M. Litt English (Linguistics and Phonetics)||July 1989 – June 1990||CIEFL, Hyderabad (Now EFL-U)|
|4||CIEFL Merit Scholarship in PGDTE (II Semester)||December 1988 – March 1989||CIEFL, Hyderabad (Now EFL-U)|
|5||N Krishnaswamy Endowment Prize in “The Teaching of Grammar”||1989||CIEFL, Hyderabad (Now EFL-U)|
|6||National Merit Scholarship on the basis of Matriculation Examination||1981 (1981 to 1985)||Haryana Board of Secondary Education.|
c) Image(s) of the cover page of book/books published by you, which you think
- "Discourse Construction of Gender in an Advertisement in Woman's Era." Literati 6.2 (Winter 2015): Pp.80 - 87 ISSN: 2248-9576. Spriha Agarwal (Co-author). Print.
- "Language of Advertisements: Interpretation and Over-interpretation". Literati (Winter 2012). ISSN: 2248-9576. Print
- "Critical Pedagogy: Developing Critical Reading Skills". Aligarh Journal of Linguistics 2, 1-2 (2012): Pp 142-153 (A Refereed Journal brought out by Department of Linguistics, Aligarh Muslim University) ISSN 2249-1511. Print.
- "Bringing Critical Pedagogy into ELT Classrooms" in Khanna, A. L and Anju Sehgal Gupta (eds.) Essential Readings for Teachers of English: From Research Insights to Classroom Practices. New Delhi: Orient Blackswan. 2012. ISBN 978 81 250 4668 4. Print.
- "A Stylistic Analysis of Two Advertisements from Indian and British Editions of Cosmopolitan" in SPIEL Journal of English Studies 5, 1 & 2 (January-July 2011) Pp. 45-62 (ISSN 2249-3808). Print.
- "Stylistic Effects in Patrick O"Brien"s Short Story "Samphire". Indian Ethos 1. 2 (Winter 2011) Pp. 149-169 (ISSN: 2249-4324). Print.
- "Interplay of the Verbal and the Visual: An Analysis of Two Print Advertisements". ELT Quarterly 13 1-2 (2011) Pp. 10-17 (ISSN: 0975-0258). Print.
- "Sinclair and Coulthard's Approach to Discourse Analysis and Related Studies: An Overview" FELT (Focus on ELT Study) 29. 2 (April 2011) Pp. 54-66. (ISSN: 0976-1306). Print.
- "Limits to Compositionality of Meaning: Some Notes with Reference to English and Hindi". Hasnain, S. Imtiaz and Shreesh Chaudhary (eds.) Problematizing Language Studies: Cultural, Theoretical and Applied Perspectives, New Delhi: Aakar Books, pp. 372 – 386, 2010. (ISBN 978-93-5002-084-5). Print
- "Evaluating Language Teaching Tasks: The Case of 16 tasks designed by ‘Specialists' and ‘Non-Specialist' Teachers," Dialog: An Interdisciplinary Journal 17 Punjab University (2009) Pp. 100-118, 2009. (ISSN 0975-4881). Print.
- "Innovations in ELT: An Evaluation of the CBSE - ELT Project in India". FELT- Focus on ELT 25.1 (October 2005) Pp. 25 – 32. Print.
- "Theories of Phonological Analysis". RIE FOCUS, Journal of ELT X (March 1992) Pp. 1 – 4. Print.
- "English in Haryana: Some Observations". RIE FOCUS, Journal of ELT VIII (March 1991) Pp. 23-25. Print.
- Book Review
- Rajneesh, Arora. Review of Understanding Politeness by Daniel Z. Kadar and Michael Haugh, in Indian Linguistics 75 1-2 (2014) Pp: 167 – 169 (ISSN: 0378 – 0759
- Material Production
- I. Poetry recitation
- A set of two cassettes on poetry recitation entitled, "Reading Poetry: Out and Aloud" with a booklet containing the transcripts of poems, 1994 (Co-produced) at the Regional Institute of English, Chandigarh.
- II. Pronunciation
- A set of two cassettes entitled, "A Course in Pronunciation" based on English textbooks of classes VI-XII (1993) (Co-produced) at the Regional Institute of English, Chandigarh.
- Rajneesh, Arora. Pearls: An Integrated Course in English, New Delhi: Future Kids Publications, 2012. (ISBN: 978-93-81782-05-7). Vandana Lunyal (Co-author).
c) Teaching Material
|S.No||Name of the Project||Funding Agency|
|S.No||Name of the Project||Funding Agency|
|S.No||Name of the scholar||Ph.D/M.Phil||Title of the thesis/diesertation|
|1||Mr. Amitabh Dwivedi||M.Phil||Characterisation in Kazuo Ishiguro’s The Remains of the Day: A Stylistic Analysis|
|2||Ms. Saumya Sharma||Ph.D||Language, Power and Defense Mechanisms in Drama: A Study in Discourse Analysis with Reference to Select Plays of Arthur Miller|
|3||Mr. Jitendra Kumar Yadav||Ph.D||Politeness Strategies Used by Men and Women in Two Indian Films: A Pragmatic Study of The Dirty Picture and Mr. and Mrs. Iyer|
|4||Mr. Shyam Ji||Ph.D||Style in the Fiction of Anita Desai and Kiran Desai: A Comparitive Study|
|5||Ms. Jyoti Jayal||Ph.D||Complaint Strategies Used by B.Tech. Students of Greater Noida U.P. in the Production of Direct Oral Complaints in Hindi and English: A Study in Pragmatics|
|6||Ms. Ashar Jamal||Ph.D||A Discourse Stylistic Analysis of Indian Newspapers in English. Ph.D. Thesis|
|7||Mr. Shoaib Ekram||Ph.D||Language in Mahesh Dattani”s Plays: A Study in Critical Discourse Analysis|
|8||Ms. Spriha Agarwal||Ph.D||Language, Power and Discourse in Women”s Magazines: A Critical Study of Narratives|
|9||Ms. Nilisha Yadav||Ph.D||Characterisation of the Protagonists in Two Women-centric Hindi Films: A Cognitive Stylistic Approach|
|10||Kumari Bhavana||Lexical Diversity, Story Grammar and Morphological Sequences in the Narratives of ESL Learners in India|
|11||Kumbajigari Bhaskar||A Phonetic Study of Vietnamese English and Its Intelligibility Across Language Families.|
|12||Mr. S. Mohammad Fayez||M.Phil||Language of the Working Class in the Plays of D.H. Lawrence|
|13||Ms. Nidhi Srivastava||M.Phil||A Linguistic Analysis of Advertisements in the Indian Media|
|14||Ms. Meenu Mehta||M.Phil||Ideology of Women”s Magazines: A Linguistic Analysis|
|15||Ms. Shraddha Rai||M.Phil||Language of Men and Women in D.H. Lawrence”s The Rainbow: A Study in Discourse Analysis|
|16||Mr. Jitendera Kumar Yadav||M.Phil||Use of Politeness in Jane Austen”s Pride and Prejudice: A Study in Pragmatics|
|17||Mr. Bindu Nath Jha||M.Phil||An Analysis of Speech and Thought Presentation, and Point of View in Kazuo Ishiguro”s The Remains of the Day|
|18||Mr. Santosh Kumar Singh||M.Phil||A Study of Cohesion in Shobha De’s Starry Nights|
|19||Mr. Shyam Ji||M.Phil||Cohesion in D.H. Lawrence’s Sons and Lovers : A Linguistic Study|
|20||Ms. Uma Singh||M.Phil||A Discourse Analysis of Some Advertisements from the Indian Print Media|
|21||Mr. Amit Kumar Pandey||M.Phil||Use of Politeness in Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman: A Study in Pragmatics|
|22||Ms. Saumya Sharma||M.Phil||A Study of Dramatic Discourse in Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman|
|23||Ms. Yasha Joshi||M.Phil||Language in Eugene O’Neill’s Mourning Becomes Electra: A Study in Pragmatics|
|24||Ms. Manpreet Talwar||M.Phil||A Discourse Analysis of Margaret Atwood”s The Edible Woman|
|25||Ms. Ankita Srivastav||M.Phil||Translating Harishankar Parsai’s “Pratham Smuggler” and Other Texts: A Study of Problems and Solutions|
|26||Mr. Rajeev Saxena||M.Phil||A Discourse Analysis of Some Advertisements in the Indian Media|
|27||Ms. Sobial Jahane Gazzalie||M.Phil||An Acoustic Analysis of Consonant Stops in Kashmiri Language|
|28||Ms. Spriha Agarwal||M.Phil||Language of Advertisements in Women’s Magazines: A Study in Critical Discourse Analysis|
|29||Ms. Vijaya Kranti Taneti||M.Phil||A Pragmatic Study of Politeness in Bama’s Vanmam: Vendetta|
|30||Ms. Sriparna Banerjee||M.Phil||Language in Mahesh Dattani’s Bravely Fought the Queen: A Study in Critical Discourse Analysis|
|31||Ms. Pooja Anand||M.Phil||(De) Consttruction of Gender in Toni Morisson’s The Bluest Eye: A Study in Critical Discourse Analysis|
|32||Ms. Rashi Keserwani||M.Phil||Language in Henrik Ibsen’s A Doll’s House: A Study in Conversation Analysis|
|S.No||Name of the scholar||Title of the thesis|
|1||Mr. Abhay Kumar Shukla||Language of Print Media Texts in English, Hindi and Urdu: A Study in Systemic Functional Linguistics|
|2||Mr. Kandukuri Mariyadas*||Intelligibility of Native English|
|3||Ms. Neha Singh*||A Critical Discourse Analysis of Select Comic Books in English|
|4||Mr. Kaushal Yadav*||A Study of Metaphors in Tulsidas” Ramcharit Manas|
|5||Mr. Modala Veerababu*||A Discourse Analysis of Print and Television Advertisements in India|
|6||Mr. Praveen Kumar Nagula*||The Language of Select Advertisements on Personal Care Aimed at Men and Women: A Pragmastylistic Study|
|7||Ms. Preeti Kaushal*||Abusive Relationships between Intimate Partners: A Pragmastylistic Study of Select Indian Films|
|8||Ms.Puja Anand*||Language and Ideology in Text Books Used in India: A Study in Discourse Analysis|
|9||Ms. Sakshi Chauhan*||Non-Disclosure of Sexual Abuse and Identity Negotiation by Victims: A Study in Critical Discourse Analysis|
|10||Mr. Srinivasa Kumar Kolusu*||A Linguistic Study of Customer-Employee Talk in a Call Centre|
|11||Mr. Vemula Ashok Kumar*||Politeness Strategies in Rajamouli”s Bahubali: A study in Pragmatics|
|12||Ms. Sohela Mukherjee||The Mini-Thesis to be submitted in the last week of August 2017|
|13||Ms. Rhiddhi Saha||The Mini-Thesis to be submitted in the last week of August 2017|
|14||Ms. Aroma Kharshiing||The Mini-Thesis to be submitted in the last week of August 2017|
|S.No||Course No.||Level||Course Title|
|1||-||B.A. (Hons.) English, Semester-V||Phonetics II: Suprasegmental Features of English|
|2||LS-111||M.A. English, Semester-I||Phonetics and Spoken English|
|3||-||Ph.D. English (L&P)||Critical Pragmatics|
|4||Paper-III||B.A. (Hons.) English, Semester-II||Introduction to English Phonetics|
|5||ELE-126||M.A. English, Semester II and IV||Language Awareness|
|6||LS-002||M.A. English, Semester-II||Modern English Grammar and Usage|
|7||-||PGDTE||Modern English Grammar and Usage|
|8||LS-111||M.A. English, Semester-I||Phonetics and Spoken English|
|9||PGDTE-101||PGDTE Semester I||Phonetics and Spoken English|
|10||PGDTE-101||PGDTE Semester I||Methods of Teaching English|
|11||LS-111||M.A. English Semester-II and IV||The Phonetics of English|
|12||PGDTE-101||PGDTE- Semester-II||The Phonetics of English|
|13||PGDTE-203||PGDTE- Semester-II||Corpus-Based Language Teaching|
|14||LS-111||M.A. English Semester I||Phonetics and Spoken English|
|15||-||Ph.D. English, Linguistics and Phonetics, Semester-I||Research Methods and Computer Applications|
|16||-||Ph.D. English Literature Semester-I||Research Methods and Computer Applications|