Faculty of Arts


LINGUIST 203

Applied English Grammar


Please note: this is archived course information from 2018 for LINGUIST 203.

Description

Covers the essential concepts for understanding the grammar of English. Pays special attention to grammar and meaning and to the role played by grammar in effective writing and speaking: how information is highlighted or downplayed, how new information is presented to readers and listeners and how known information is handled. The course looks at the differences between standard and non-standard English and at the differences between written and spoken English. Readings will be assigned in class.

Availability 2018

Semester 2

Lecturer(s)

Lecturer(s) Dr Keith Montgomery

Reading/Texts

Berry, Roger. English Grammar : A Resource Book For Students, 2nd ed. (Routledge, 2018).

Assessment

40% coursework (4 x 5% online quizzes, 1 x 20% take-home assignment)

60% exam

Points

LINGUIST 203: 15.0 points

Prerequisites

15 points at Stage I


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