ENGLISH LINGUISTICS PROGRAM
|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.|
|Present and Future Time
Present and Future Time
|Simple and Progressive: Action and Non-Action Verbs
Simple and Progressive: Action and Non-Action Verbs
|Be and Auxiliaries in Additions, Tags, and Short Answers
Modals to Express Degrees of Necessity
|Modals to Express Degrees of Certainty
Modals to Express Degrees of Certainty
|Count and Non-Count Nouns
Definite and Indefinite Articles
|Definite and Indefinite Articles
|Modification of Nouns
Modification of Nouns
|Adjective Clauses: Review and Expansion
Adjective Clauses: Review and Expansion
|Adjective Clauses with Prepositions; Adjective Phrases
Adjective Clauses with Prepositions; Adjective Phrases
|The Passive: Review and Expansion
The Passive: Review and Expansion
|The Passive to Describe Situations and to Report Opinions
The Passive to Describe Situations and to Report Opinions
|Textbook(s)||Maurer, Jay. (2006). Focus on Grammar 5: An Integrated Skills Approach (3rd Edition). New York: Longman.|
|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.
- 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.