Grammar-2- 213 TRAJ

 

Grammar (2) Syllabus – Spring 2019
 

Course Code & No.:
TRAJ 213
Credit Hours: 3 hrs Course Instructor:
Dr. Assma Althowaini & Sara Aldawood
Semester:
2nd, Spring 2019
Main Course Goals: The course aims at increasing the students’ knowledge of the target language and its structures. This grammar course focuses on the use of English grammar structures and provides instruction in more advanced grammatical rules such as passives, various clause types, conjunctions, connectives and conditionals.
Course Texts: Grammar 2
Assessment:
Midterm 1: 25pts            Quiz: 10pts
Midterm 2: 25pts            Final exam: 40pts  
Office: Office hours:
Instructor’s Email:
 
 
 
Absence Warning: 25% & above                 Banning from final exam: 25% & above
Important Reminders:
(1) Since language accuracy is core to translation and interpreting, expect strict, detailed grading of all language errors, in all courses.
(2) Right after being absent from an exam, a valid verifiable excuse must be presented to the exam committee for approval. Location: G/16
(3) No points will be awarded for (a) cheating in any exam and/or (b) plagiarism: using other people’s work without proper citation.
For further info on KSU’s plagiarism policies and detection tools, check this link: http://35302.wikispaces.com/file/view/plagiarism+handbook+2011.pdf
(4) A more severe penalty will be implemented upon repeated cheating and/or plagiarism.
(5) Abayas must be removed during class and exams; phones must be switched off and only used for emergencies.
(6) A Psychological Counseling Center is available to students on campus, if needed.
 
Tentative Weekly Schedule
Week Gregorian Hijri Lesson
1 Sun.,
Jan. 6
30/4/1440 Course introduction/Syllabus overview
2 Sun.,
Jan. 13
7/5/1440 Chapter 11: The Passive
3 Sun.,
Jan. 20
14/5/1440 Chapter 11: The Passive & Chapter 12: Noun Clauses
4 Sun.,
Jan. 27
21/5/1440 Chapter 12: Noun Clauses
5 Sun.,
Feb. 3
28/5/1440 Chapter 13: Adjective Clauses
6 Sun.,
Feb. 10
5/6/1440 Chapter 13: Adjective Clauses
7 Sun.,
Feb. 17
12/6/1440 Chapter 16: Coordinating Conjunctions
1st Mid-term Exam (Chapters: 11, 12, and 13)
(Monday, Feb 18 @ 12)
8 Sun.,
Feb. 24
19/6/1440 Chapter 17: Chapter 17: Adverb Clauses
9 Sun.,
Mar. 3
26/6/1440 Chapter 17: Adverb Clauses & Chapter 18: Reduction of Adverb Clauses
10 Sun.,
Mar. 10
3/7/1440 Chapter 18: Reduction of Adverb Clauses
Quiz (Chapters 16 & 17)
(Monday, Mar 11 @ 12)
11 Sun.,
Mar. 17
10/7/1440 Chapter 19: Connectives that Express Cause and Effect, Contrast and Condition
12 Sun.,
Mar. 24
17/7/1440 Chapter 19: Connectives that Express Cause and Effect, Contrast and Condition
2nd Mid-term Exam (Chapter 17, 18, and 19)
(Monday, Mar 25 @ 12)
13 Sun.,
Mar. 31
24/7/1440 Chapter 20: Conditional Sentences and Wishes
14 Sun.,
Apr. 7
2/8/1440 Chapter 20: Conditional Sentences and Wishes
Final Exams:  Sun., Apr. 14 – Thu., May. 2
 
Course Materials