OBJECTIVES OF THE COURSE:

 

 - The study of English Syntax and hence making the student aware of the importance of the grammatical items and their function in the language

 - Enabling the student to analyze the English language both grammatically and semantically, thus contributing to  

-   the development of skills required for the effective use of written standard English;

COURSE CONTENT:

INTRODUCTION: a- Types of sentences: Simple- Compound- Complex;

              b- Elements of a sentence:

                         i) semantically defined

                        ii) syntactically defined.

              c- What is a phrase? What is a clause?

SENTENCE ELEMENTS:

        - Adverb Phrase: - What is an adverb?

                         - Modification within the adverb phrase;

        - Adjective Phrase: - what is an adjective?

                            - Modification within the adjective phrase;

        - Noun Phrase: - What is a noun? (gender; number; case);

                       - Modification within the noun phrase;

        - Verb Phrase: - Types of verbs: static/dynamic; Transitive/Intransitive...                                

                       - Tense and Aspect;

                       - Passive;

                       - Reported Speech;

                       - Conditional sentences;

                       - Modality;

                       - Verb Complementation.

TEACHING METHODOLOGY:

 Lectures, exercises, tests whenever necessary and/or possible

COURSE BOOK: 1- AARTS, Flor and  Jan AARTS ( 198 ) ENGLISH SYNTACTIC 

                                   STRUCTURES.  Prentice-Hall International.

                               2- LEECH, Geoffrey (198 )  MEANING AND THE ENGLISH VERB

OBJECTIVES OF THE COURSE:

 

 - The study of English Syntax and hence making the student aware of the importance of the grammatical items and their function in the language

 - Enabling the student to analyze the English language both grammatically and semantically, thus contributing to  

-   the development of skills required for the effective use of written standard English;

COURSE CONTENT:

INTRODUCTION: a- Types of sentences: Simple- Compound- Complex;

              b- Elements of a sentence:

                         i) semantically defined

                        ii) syntactically defined.

              c- What is a phrase? What is a clause?

SENTENCE ELEMENTS:

        - Adverb Phrase: - What is an adverb?

                         - Modification within the adverb phrase;

        - Adjective Phrase: - what is an adjective?

                            - Modification within the adjective phrase;

        - Noun Phrase: - What is a noun? (gender; number; case);

                       - Modification within the noun phrase;

        - Verb Phrase: - Types of verbs: static/dynamic; Transitive/Intransitive...                                

                       - Tense and Aspect;

                       - Passive;

                       - Reported Speech;

                       - Conditional sentences;

                       - Modality;

                       - Verb Complementation.

TEACHING METHODOLOGY:

 Lectures, exercises, tests whenever necessary and/or possible

COURSE BOOK: 1- AARTS, Flor and  Jan AARTS ( 198 ) ENGLISH SYNTACTIC 

                                   STRUCTURES.  Prentice-Hall International.

                               2- LEECH, Geoffrey (198 )  MEANING AND THE ENGLISH VERB