Grammar II

 

Mersin University

ENGLISH LINGUISTICS PROGRAM

COURSE OUTLINE

COURSE INFORMATION  
Year 2013-2014
Semester Spring
Course Code PREP GRA. (B)
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

 

– 12.02.2014

– 14.02.2014

Introduction

Modification of Nouns

 

Maurer (153-178)

     
– 19.02.2014

– 21.02.2014

Adjective Clauses: Review and Expansion

Adjective Clauses: Review and Expansion

Maurer (180-186)

Maurer (187-194)

     
– 26.02.2014

– 28.02.2014

Adjective Clauses with Prepositions; Adjective Phrases

Adjective Clauses with Prepositions; Adjective Phrases

Maurer (195-200)

Maurer (201-209)

     
– 05.03.2014

– 07.03.2014

The Passive: Review and Expansion

Quiz1

 Maurer (220-226)

 

     
– 12.03.2014

– 14.03.2014

The Passive: Review and Expansion

The Passive to Describe Situations and to Report Opinions

Maurer (227-234)

Maurer (235-240)

     
– 19.03.2014

– 21.03.2014

The Passive to Describe Situations and to Report Opinions

Gerunds

Maurer (241-247)

Maurer (258-263)

     
– 26.03.2014

– 28.03.2014

Gerunds

Midterm 1

Maurer (264-271)
     
– 02.04.2014

– 04.04.2014

Infinitives

Infinitives

Maurer (272-278)

Maurer (279-286)

     
– 09.04.2014

– 11.04.2014

Parallelism of Gerunds and Infinitives

Adverb Clauses

Maurer (241-247)

Maurer (310-325)

     
– 16.04.2014

– 18.04.2014

Adverb and Adverbial Phrases

Adverb and Adverbial Phrases

Maurer (326-331)

Maurer (332-339)

     
 

– 25.04.2014

 

Quiz 2

 
     
– 30.05.2014

– 02.05.2014

Noun Clauses: Subjects, Objects and Complements

Direct and Indirect Speech

Maurer (364-377)

Maurer (378-386)

     
– 07.05.2014

– 09.05.2014

Direct and Indirect Speech

Conditionals; Other Ways to Express Unreality

Maurer (387-394)

Maurer (406-412)

     
– 14.05.2014

– 16.05.2014

Conditionals; Other Ways to Express Unreality

Midterm 2

Maurer (413-420)
     
– 21.05.2014 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.