Grammar II

 

Mersin University

ENGLISH LINGUISTICS PROGRAM

COURSE OUTLINE

COURSE INFORMATION  
Year 2013-2014
Semester Spring
Course Code PREP GRA. (A)
Course Title Grammar I
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 basic grammar rules and to enable them to apply these rules correctly.

 

WEEKLY TOPICS    
DATE TOPIC ASSIGNMENT/READING

 

– 11.02.2014

– 14.02.2014

Introduction

Modification of Nouns

 

Maurer (153-178)

     
– 18.02.2014

– 21.02.2014

Adjective Clauses: Review and Expansion

Adjective Clauses: Review and Expansion

Maurer (180-186)

Maurer (187-194)

     
– 25.02.2014

– 28.02.2014

Adjective Clauses with Prepositions; Adjective Phrases

Adjective Clauses with Prepositions; Adjective Phrases

Maurer (195-200)

Maurer (201-209)

     
– 04.03.2014

– 07.03.2014

The Passive: Review and Expansion

Quiz1

 Maurer (220-226)

 

     
– 11.03.2014

– 14.03.2014

The Passive: Review and Expansion

The Passive to Describe Situations and to Report Opinions

Maurer (227-234)

Maurer (235-240)

     
– 18.03.2014

– 21.03.2014

The Passive to Describe Situations and to Report Opinions

Gerunds

Maurer (241-247)

Maurer (258-263)

     
– 25.03.2014

– 28.03.2014

Gerunds

Midterm 1

Maurer (264-271)
     
– 01.04.2014

– 04.04.2014

Infinitives

Infinitives

Maurer (272-278)

Maurer (279-286)

     
– 08.04.2014

– 11.04.2014

Parallelism of Gerunds and Infinitives

Adverb Clauses

Maurer (241-247)

Maurer (310-325)

     
– 15.04.2014

– 18.04.2014 

Adverb and Adverbial Phrases

Adverb and Adverbial Phrases

Maurer (326-331)

Maurer (332-339)

     
– 22.04.2014

– 25.04.2014

Noun Clauses: Subjects, Objects and Complements

Quiz 2

Maurer (364-369)
     
– 29.05.2014

– 02.05.2014

Noun Clauses: Subjects, Objects and Complements

Direct and Indirect Speech

Maurer (370-377)

Maurer (378-386)

     
– 06.05.2014

– 09.05.2014

Direct and Indirect Speech

Conditionals; Other Ways to Express Unreality

Maurer (387-394)

Maurer (406-412)

     
– 13.05.2014

– 16.05.2014 

Conditionals; Other Ways to Express Unreality

Midterm 2

Maurer (413-420)
     
– 20.05.2014 Review  
     
– 30.05.2014 FINAL  
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

 

REFERENCES  
Textbook(s)  
Supplementary Reading(s) Foley, Mark & Hall, Diane. (2005). Advanced Learner’s Grammar. (4th Edition). Essex: Longman.

Pollock, Carrol. (1997). Communicate What You Mean: A Concise Advanced Grammar. (2nd Edition). New York: Longman.

   

 

GRADING

  %

1st Mid-Term

2nd Midterm

3rd Midterm (Quiz 1 + Quiz 2)

Classroom Participation

10

10

5

5

   
Total

30

 

 

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.