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Kazakh Ablai Khan University of International Relations and world languages Faculty of Foreign languages Syllabus On the discipline of English Grammar Specialty: 5B011900 Foreign (English language) 1th semester, 3rd year, 2 credits Teacher: Asubay A.A. e-mail: [email protected] Class: 332, 2nd block Seminar class: 412, main block SIWT teacher: Asubay A.A. Course decription This course emphasizes the study of grammar and composition. The course is presented in two semesters. Semester 1 introduces and explores word origins and various parts of speech to prepare students for critical reading and writing. This course also introduces students to practical applications for writing, such as business letters and memos. Semester 2 provides an analytical overview of grammar, punctuation, and sentence structure to help students improve writing skills, including writing efficiently and effectively. This course introduces students to practical applications for writing, such as cover letters and resumes. It guides students through the steps for writing essays, from prewriting to final draft, and discusses various types of essays. Course aim Give students a knowledge about contemporary English Grammar. Course objectives Recognize, identify, and employ a variety of discourses that make up expository writing (e.g., narration, causal analysis, comparison, argumentation); demonstrate writing abilities from process to product; and distinguish among opinions, facts, and inferences. Produce thesis-directed writing that develops major points in a logical and convincing manner, in a process that involves reading, writing, and revising
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through which students discover ideas and develop those ideas into coherent sentences, paragraphs, and essays using standard American edited English diction, syntax, usage, grammar, and mechanics. Write in a variety of situations including those they are likely to encounter in other classes (e.g. journals, timed essays/exams, out-of-class writing), and those that involve writing beyond the university experience. Engage with ideas through multiple sources (e.g. essay, fiction, film, hypertext, poetry and drama) and use these sources, particularly essay and fiction, as a basis for analysis, reflection, and writing. Analyze and evaluate written expression by listening and reading critically for elements that reflect an awareness of situation, audience, purpose, and diverse points of view through explorations of style, organization, logic, rhetoric and grammar. Synthesize and organize into a piece of writing information gathered from multiple sources. Prerequisites: Introduction to Grammar Study. Learning the grammar of English language needs basic knowledge about what language is, what differentiates it from other forms of language, and how to analyze a language feautures.
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  • Spring '18
  • English Grammar, Geoffrey K. Pullum, Rodney Huddleston

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