EI 222 Intermediate Grammar II
SP 2010 HO
Kolkmeier, Eric T.
9:30 - 10:00 or by appointment
816 510 0510
1/11/10 - 4/30/10
1:00 - 2:15 PM
Focus on Grammar 4, Third Edition, Pearson Longman, by Marjorie Fuchs and
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Educational Philosophy: The instructor's educational philosophy focuses on the functions of English grammar in tandem with its forms. Through real life situations and contexts the instructor will create an engaging and thoughtful environment to promote use and practical understanding of English grammar and its constructs.
Instructor Learning Outcomes
Grading: Unit quizzes: 50%
Writing homework: 20%
Final test: 20%
Late Submission of Course Materials:
If a student is absent on a test day, it is THE STUDENT'S responsibility to
contact their instructor to schedule a re-take. Make up tests will be available for one
(1) week following the actual test date.
Classroom Rules of Conduct:
NO electronic devices of any kind will be allowed in the classroom: no cell
phones, no iPods, no computers visible or audible during class. Earphones
must be removed and put away prior to the start of class.
An open learning environment is critical to language learning success.
Students will respect each other as well as the instructor. Class and
group discussions are expected to be conducted in English. You are in this
class to improve your English.
Students are expected to actively contribute to their education and the
education of others in the class by sharing their ideas and expertise.
Introductions. Prefixes, Suffixes. Getting to know needs.
Unit 4. p. 28- 36, Comparison of Present Perfect vs. Past
Perfect and progressives. Unit 4 p. 37- 45...
26, Jan 28th
Unit 4 quiz. Check writing hw. Unit 13 p. 190- 196 Editing hw.
Unit 13 p.. 197- 204.
Review for quiz.
Unit 13 quiz. Unit 5 p. 52 – 56. Unit 15 p . 226 – 231, 236
Review of past modals. Unit 14 p. 205 – 218 Check writing hw
23rd, Feb 25th
Unit 14 continued to p. 224. Unit 14 quiz.
Unit 8 p. 102 – 116 so, too, neither, compound sentences. Spring Break
Review of Units 11 and 12. Separable and inseparable phrasal verbs.
Unit 10 p. 138 -149
Mar 30th, Apr 1
Unit 10 quiz. Worksheet on root forms of words (suffixes) and
Review of Perfect tenses. Unit 16 Future Perfect p.66 – 78
Parallel Structures worksheets. Unit 16 p. 239 - 245
Unit 16. 245 – 248. Review and prep for quiz.
Cumulative quiz. Review of quiz.
Prep for Final on Apr 30th
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