Course number & Code : Najd 191
Course title: Grammar I (Level One) / Contact hours: 2
Textbook: INTERACTIONS 1/ GRAMMAR/ 4th edition
Chapters to be covered: 6 to 8 + a booklet
Content and objectives
The course aims at providing pre-intermediate students with knowledge of the basic structures of English in context. Verb tenses are given pre-eminence as one of the objectives of the course is to enable students to express themselves confidently while making clear and appropriate time reference to the past, present and future. The course also covers nouns, definite and indefinite articles, pronouns, adjectives and adverbs. The student is trained to identify and use simple sentences, simple sentence types, coordinate sentences and complex sentences. She is also taught their uses and their forms in the affirmative, negative, interro-negative, and imperative. The course is expected to contribute to students’ accuracy in speaking and writing. It also aims to help students read and listen without experiencing many grammatical difficulties that may stand as a major obstacle to processing meaning.