About LING 1400 A

Using descriptive linguistic theory, this course examines basics of English grammar with emphasis on hands-on examples. Also includes exploration of politicization of English grammar.


Open to Degree and PACE students

Section Description

Course Description: The aim of this course is to introduce aspects of the structure of the English language, focusing on grammatical structures (syntax and morphology) rather than phonological structure. The general theme running through the course is how best to discover and describe grammatical patterns in English.

Section Expectation

Course Objectives: • To enhance your understanding of English grammar • To grasp the technical terms of grammatical description • To improve your writing and speaking skills • To express your thoughts clearly and grammatically in English.


Active participation 15% Homework/Assignments 25% Midterm 20% Online discussions board 10% Final portfolio 25%

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