English Grammar

Korea University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    English Grammar

  • Host University

    Korea University

  • Location

    Seoul, South Korea

  • Area of Study

    Grammar, Modern Languages

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Lower

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

    3
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4
  • Overview

    Course Description:
    This course introduces the details of structures and features of modern English
    grammar. Students will learn characteristics of English grammar including tense, aspect, mood,
    phrases, clauses, negation, and coordination structure, etc. The emphasis will be placed on the
    terminology and descriptive analysis of modern English grammar, along with the practical exercises of English language data. We will also discuss common English usage errors and explain why some
    traditional views of English grammar are not tenable any longer. This course also aims to provide
    students with a solid grounding for further linguistic study.

    Expected Learning Outcomes:
    1. Students achieve an accurate understanding of the major characteristics of English grammar.
    2. Students enhance skills in grammatical description and interpretation.
    3. Students can apply their grammatical understanding in order to evaluate and improve the quality of written and spoken English.

    Textbooks:
    1. Kim, Jeong-Seok. 2012. When grammar meets Linguistics. Seoul: Sejin Press
    2. Other course materials will be available on EKU.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

Please reference fall and spring course lists as not all courses are taught during both semesters.

Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations