Grammar II

 

Mersin University

ENGLISH LINGUISTICS PROGRAM

COURSE OUTLINE

COURSE INFORMATION  
Year 2013-2014
Semester Spring
Course Code İDB 102
Course Title Advanced Grammar II
Instructor Asst. Prof. Dr. Özlem KURTOĞLU
Office Hours Friday 14:50 – 16:30

 

OBJECTIVE(S) OF THE COURSE  
The aim of the course is to provide students with a general overview of the meaning and uses of some structures; and to enable the students to use these structures in appropriate contexts.

 

WEEKLY TOPICS    
DATE TOPIC ASSIGNMENT/READING
– 10.02.2014 Review of Tenses Frodesen, J. & Eyring,J.(2-8)
– 17.02.2014 Modals Frodesen, J. & Eyring,J.(240-243)
– 24.02.2014 Modals Frodesen, J. & Eyring,J.(244-246)
– 03.03.2014 Modals Frodesen, J. & Eyring,J.(247-251)
– 10.03.2014 Modals Frodesen, J. & Eyring,J.(252-257)
– 17.03.2014 Adverb Clauses / Reduction Frodesen, J. & Eyring,J.(300-305)
– 24.03.2014 Adverb Clauses / Reduction Frodesen, J. & Eyring,J.(305-310)
– 31.03.2014 MID-TERM MID-TERM
– 07.04.2014 Conditionals Frodesen, J. & Eyring,J.(280-285)
– 14.04.2014 Conditionals Frodesen, J. & Eyring,J.(286-296)
– 21.04.2014 Noun Clauses Frodesen, J. & Eyring,J.(384-395)
– 28.04.2014 Subjunctive Verbs Frodesen, J. & Eyring,J.(398-403)
– 05.05.2014 Emphatic Structures Frodesen, J. & Eyring,J.(406-415)
– 12.05.2014 Fronting Structures for Emphasis and Focus Frodesen, J. & Eyring,J.(418-436)
-26.05.2014 FINAL FINAL

 

REFERENCES  
Textbook(s) Frodesen, J. & Eyring,J. 2008. Grammar Dimensions 4. Boston:Thomson & Heinle
Supplementary Reading(s) Foley, M. & Hall, D. 2005. Advanced Learners’ Grammar. Essex: Longman.
 

 

GRADING

  %

Mid-Term

40

Final

60

Total

100

 

 

 

 

 

STUDENT REQUIREMENTS                            

                

 

 

  • It is the student’s responsibility to record and follow his own attendance. (For the percentages, refer to the University’s Education Guide.)
  • Students should not enter the classroom after the class has been started.
  • Students who do not bring their course materials are not allowed to enter the class.
  • Cell phones should be turned off, or set to vibrate for emergency during the class. Camera, tape or video recording is not allowed if not stated otherwise.
  • Assignments should be prepared in accordance with the Department’s Assignment, Research Paper and Thesis (A.R.T.) Preparation Guide. (can be  accessed from the department’s site; http:www.mersindilbilim.info)
  • It is the student’s responsibility to practice the highest standards of academic honesty. Cheating, plagiarism and any other form of academic dishonesty will not be tolerated.
  • Assignments submitted later than the indicated dates are not accepted. Deadlines should strictly be followed.
  • It is the student’s responsibility to obtain missed information from another student, not from the instructor.