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This subject is a detailed examination of the major elements of English grammar using principles of linguistic analysis. Students learn to identify and describe the main morphological and syntactic constructions in English including parts of speech, basic sentence structure, tense, aspect, clause type, negation, complex sentences, thematic systems, ellipsis, coordination, and the relations between sentences in discourse.
Intended learning outcomes
On successful completion of this subject, students should:
- have attained in-depth knowledge of the major elements of English grammar;
- be able to apply skills in linguistic analysis utilizing a variety of text types, and developed awareness of intellectual integrity;
- have made wide use of learning and research technologies (LMS, Library);
- further honed writing abilities across a variety of text types;
- participated in individual and group-based problem-solving activities.
At the completion of this subject, students should:
- have developed their skills in critical thinking and analysis through tutorial discussion and completion of analytical exercises;
- have developed their skills in thinking creatively and in theoretical terms through forming judgements and arguments from data and by critical analysis.
Last updated: 5 May 2021