EN5490 - Grammar and Lexis

Offering Academic Unit
Department of English
Credit Units
Course Duration
One semester
Course Offering Term*:
Not offering in current academic year

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

This course aims to provide students with sufficient understanding of the major systems of English grammar to enable them to i) understand how grammar contributes to meaningful communication and ii) diagnose learners’ problems with English grammar. It also introduces students to the issues involved in the study of English lexis so as to enable them to understand how English words are formed, classified and structured. Students will develop the skills to describe language data and to analyse the systematic relationship between variation in language and variation in context.

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

In-class Test: 30%
Individual Analysis Assignment: 30%
Individual Application Assignment: 40%
Detailed Course Information


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