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					King Saud University                                                        Department of English
College of Arts                                                               and Literature
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                                         Course Syllabus
                                            First Semester 2011

    1. Course Title: Morphology and Syntax

    2. Course:
       Eng. 423                      Section 3427                                   Sat/Mon/Wed. 10-11

    3. Name of Instructor: Dr. Mona Turjoman
       Office Hours: Sat. Mon. Wed. 8 – 1:30 Sun. 8-11, 12-1:30                      Tue. 8-1:30
       Office Location: Room 37
       Email Address: mturj@ksu.edu.sa

    4. Learning Outcomes:
       Students should be able to:
       1. Identify types of words
       2. Identify the different types of morphemes
       3. Analyze words morphologically
       4. Identify different types of noun and verb phrases
       5. Categorize words according to their grammatical functions and positional classes.
       6. Identify the different English sentence patterns
       7. Write sentences illustrating specific sentence patterns.

    5. Course activities
         A. Lectures/discussions
         B. Reading assignments
         C. Group work
         R. Reviews

    6. Methods of Assessment:
        In-term (1)                         20%                 Date: 12-10-2011 (Wednesday)
        In-term (2)                         20%                 Date: 30-11-2011 (Wednesday)
        2 quizzes                            10%
        Class work                          5%
        Review                               5%
        Final Exam                          40%
                                            100%

    7. Textbook(s): An Introductory English Grammar by Norman C. Stageberg and Dallin
       D. Oaks. Fifth Edition.

Attendance:
This course will include in-class discussions and activities with other students and the
instructor. Students who are not in class will not be able to live up to their responsibilities to
either themselves or the rest of the class. Therefore, regular attendance is expected.
 Make-up Exams:
There will be NO makeup exams unless a student has an official medical excuse from a
government hospital. It is the student’s responsibility to follow-up make-up exam dates.


     8. Syllabus:

Week                                       Topic                                 Page

1         Introduction                                                           xvii, xviii
2         Chapter 8: Morphemes                                                   87-90
                                                                                 93-100
3         Chapter 8: Morphemes                                                   105-114
4         Chapter 9: Words                                                       119-121
5         Chapter 10: Processes of Word Formation                                128-131
                                                                                 134
           First Mid Term 12/10/2011
6          Chapter 10: Processes of Word Formation “cont”                        128-131
                                                                                 134
7          Chapter 11: Inflectional Paradigms                                    138-156
                                                                                 158
8          Chapter 11: Inflectional Paradigms “cont”                             138-156
                                                                                 158
9          Chapter 11: Inflectional Paradigms “cont”                              138-156
                                                                                 158
10         Chapter 12: Parts of Speech                                            166-176

11         Chapter 12: Parts of Speech                                           166-176

          Second Mid Term 30/11/2011
12         Chapter 14: Noun and Verb Phrases and Grammatical Functions           203-219

13        Chapter 15: Basic Sentence Patterns                                    223-241

14         Chapter 15: Basic Sentence Patterns                                    223-241

15        Revision


Class Policies:

All cell phones must be turned off before class begins.
No socializing during class.
If you need to leave the class, please do so in a quiet manner.
Do your very best and you will shine!

				
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