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N5 CITY UNIVERSITY

OF SCIENCE & INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY


www.cityuniversity.edu.pk

COURSE OUTLINE

Code ENG-403 Title Applied Grammar
Credit Hours 42 Semester Ist Spring, 2013.
Course
Objective
The study of the course would enable the students to have a know-how of the
basics of English language, and have a background knowledge of what the
analysis of language is. The course is by no means full-fledged course about
the syntax or grammar of language but; it is rather an introduction to the
basic grammar of English language which can enable the students identify
the various elements and categories of grammar and will encourage them to
pursue the course at a high level.
Suggested Book (s) High School English Grammar and Composition, by Wren & Martin.
Reference Book (s)

The Oxford Advanced Learners Dictionary, latest Edition.
Web Resource (s) www.owl.purdu.uk, www.nagoya-u.al.jp, www.google.com,

Topics to be Covered
Resource
1.

The Sentence
Kinds of Sentences
Elements of a sentence;


Lectures and
Handouts
2.
The simple present tense
The present continuous tense
The simple present and the present continuous


Lectures and
Handouts
3.
The simple past tense
The past continuous tense
The simple past and the past continuous


Lectures and
Handouts
4.
The present perfect tense
The present perfect and the simple past
The present perfect continuous tense
The present perfect and the present perfect
continuous
for or since.

Lectures and
Handouts
5.
The present continuous tense as a future form
be going to form.
The present continuous and the be going to form
Past perfect
Past Perfect continuous

Lectures and
Handouts
6.
The future simple
The present continuous and the future simple
Will + infinitive and the be going to form
The future continuous tense
will + infinitive and the future continuous

Time clauses
The future perfect tense
The future perfect continuous

Lectures and
Handouts
7.

Active and Passive Voices.

Lectures and
8.
Active Voice and Passive Voice

Lectures and
Handouts
MID - TERM EXAMINATION
MID - TERM EXAMINATION
9 Direct and Indirect narration
10.
The Phrase and the Clause
Parts of speech

Lectures and
Handouts
11.
The Noun; Kinds of Noun
Noun phrase, Noun clause
The Noun: Case
Lectures and
Handouts
12.
The Adjective: kinds
Adjective phrase and clause
Comparison of adjectives; Comparative and
superlative
The correct use of some adjectives (a) some, any (b)
each, every (c) little, a little, the little (d) few, a few, the
few
Lectures and
Handouts
13. The Articles: The use of definite and indefinite
articles
Lectures and
Handouts
14
The pronouns: personal pronouns, Reflexive and
emphatic pronouns
Relative pronouns


15
The verb; transitive and intransitive
Linking verbs


16
The adverb: kinds of adverbs, adverbial phrase
and clause
Prepositions, Conjunction
Lectures and
Handouts
16.
Tests and Presentation in the course taught.
Lectures and
Handouts