2023-1 Grammar (GEDU126-02) The course syllabus

1.Course Information

Course No. GEDU126 Section 02 Credit 2.00
Category Gen required Course Type Classroom Course prerequisites
Postechian Core Competence
Hours MON, WED / 09:30 ~ 10:45 / Hogil Kim Bldg[303]Lecture Room Grading Scale S/U

2. Instructor Information

Raymond Close Name Raymond Close Department Div of Humanities and Social Sciences
Email address close@postech.ac.kr Homepage
Office Office Phone 279-2727
Office Hours MW 18:15-19:00

3. Course Objectives

English Grammar is a level 2 course designed to improve and promote proper grammar usage. The course focuses on the form, meaning and use of grammar in both formal and informal contexts. The course integrates some writing and speaking to improve language proficiency. Students will participate in guided, collaborative learning exercises as well as independent in-class exercises. There will be routine quizzes, which are usually given after completing a chapter, to check your understanding of the target grammatical forms.

4. Prerequisites & require

Successful completion of Level 3

5. Grading

Six Quizzes– 45%
Midterm – 25%
Final – 30 %

6. Course Materials

Title Author Publisher Publication

7. Course References

Grammar in Use Intermediate (Cambridge), Raymond Murphy
Note that this is the American English version of this popular series. The British English version (which does not include the "Intermediate" in the title) is a similar book, but there are some differences.

8. Course Plan

Week Topic Notes

1 Introduction /Basic Tense Systerm Buy Grammar In Use!

2 Basic Tense Systerm Quiz One (Units 1-23)

3 Modals and Other Special Forms

4 Modals and Other Special Forms Quiz Two (Units 24-44)

5 Gerunds and Infinitives, Reported Sp.

6 Gerunds and Infinitives, Reported Sp. Quiz Three (Units 45-6, 51-66)

7 Exam Week Midterm Exam

8 Noun Structure

9 Noun Structure Quiz Four (Units 67-89)

10 Modifiers

11 Modifiers Quiz Five (Units 90-109)

12 Prepositions

13 Prepositions Quiz Six (Units 110-133)

14 Buffer week (in case of Festival, etc.)

15 Exam Week Final Exam

9. Course Operation

Student-centered Learning, Lecture and Review, Group work.

10. How to Teach & Remark

Remember "The Tortoise and the Hare"? Turtles win, here and everywhere.

11. Supports for Students with a Disability

- Taking Course: interpreting services (for hearing impairment), Mobility and preferential seating assistances (for developmental disability), Note taking(for all kinds of disabilities) and etc.

- Taking Exam: Extended exam period (for all kinds of disabilities, if needed), Magnified exam papers (for sight disability), and etc.

- Please contact Center for Students with Disabilities (279-2434) for additional assistance