Course Number & Code

Najd 191


Contact hours






Interactions 1/ Grammar/ 4th Edition


Content & 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. He is also taught their uses and their forms in the affirmative, negative, and imperative. The course is expected to contribute to studentsí 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.