15EJEJ08 - English Grammar 2

Course specification
Course title English Grammar 2
Acronym 15EJEJ08
Study programme English language and literature
Type of study first degree undergraduate academic studies
Lecturer (for classes)
Lecturer/Associate (for practice)
Lecturer/Associate (for OTC)
    ESPB 3.0 Status
    Condition English Grammar 1 Oblik uslovljenosti
    The goal By the end of the course students should master more advanced theoretical aspects of the English morphosyntax at the level of adjective, adverb and prepositional phrases, as well as at the level of simple and complex sentences with a special emphasis on adverbial clauses. Students should also acquire advanced linguistic terminology in the field of morphosyntax and should be able to apply theoretical morphosyntactic knowledge by analyzing text samples from the English language.
    The outcome Knowledge of advanced theoretical concepts and principles of traditional, descriptive morphosyntax of the English language and the ability to apply this theoretical knowledge, using commonly accepted scientific terminology, in the form of detailed parsing of complex English sentences so as to identify sentence elements (and their mutual relationships) and conduct a detailed analysis of the internal structure and functions of adjective, adverb and prepositional phrases.
    Contents of lectures Adjectives, adverbs and prepositions (adjective and adverb paradigms, adjective, adverb and prepositional phrases their syntactic functions). Adverbials (syntactic realization, position in a sentence, classification by the level of integration into the clause structure, semantic classification). Simple sentence (syntactic realization and semantic (thematic) roles of sentence constituents, concord, negation, sentence typology according to discourse functions). Complex sentence (coordination and subordination, typological and functional classification of subordinate clauses, verbal phrases in subordinate clauses, direct and indirect speech - sequence of tenses).
    Contents of exercises Exercises that enable students to recognize and apply theoretical concepts in the analysis of sentences and all types of phrases.
    1. Greenbaum, S. and R. Quirk (1990). A Student’s Grammar of English. London: Longman. (Original title)
    2. Đurić, R. i R. B. Šević (2006). A Student’s Workbook of English Grammar. Novi Sad: Filozofski fakultet. (Original title)
    3. Chalker, S. (1992). A Student’s English Grammar Workbook. London: Longman. (Original title)
    4. Vince, M. (2010). Advanced Language Practice: English Grammar and Vocabulary. Oxford: Macmillan Education. (Original title)
    Number of hours per week during the semester/trimester/year
    Lectures Exercises OTC Study and Research Other classes
    2 2
    Methods of teaching frontal instruction and interactive teaching
    Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
    Pre obligations Points Final exam Points
    Activites during lectures 10 Test paper 30
    Practical lessons 5 Oral examination 30
    Projects 0
    Colloquia 25
    Seminars 0
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