EI222 Intermediate Grammar II

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EI 222 Intermediate Grammar II


SP 2013 HO


Manning, Estelle


Instructor, English as an International Language / Adjunct Faculty


University of Missouri Kansas City

Office Location

Herr House

Office Hours

By appointment

Daytime Phone




Semester Dates

January 14 - May 10, 2013

Class Days


Class Time

3:00 - 4:15 PM

Credit Hours


Focuus on Grammar 4: An Integrated Skills Approach

Textbooks can be purchased through the Parkville Bookstore

Additional Resources:
Additional materials will be furnished by the instructor.

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Course Description:
Students continue to consolidate their grasp of basic English grammar. In the verb system of English, particular attention is paid to the various forms of the perfect aspect, conditionals and modals. In the noun system, students knowledge of what may constitute a noun is expanded; and other structures such as noun, adjective, and adverb phrases, and independent/dependent clauses are examined. 3:0:3.

Class Assessment:

Attendance and class participation: 20%
Writing assignments and homework: 20%
Unit tests: 20%
Mid term exam: 20%
Final exam: 20%


90 - 100%:  A
80 - 89%     B
65 - 79%     C
55 - 64%     D
Below 55%  F

Late Submission of Course Materials:
Late work will only be accepted for excused absences and if prior arrangements have been made with the instructor.

Classroom Rules of Conduct:

Students are expected to check their Park University email account regularly.
Cell phones should only be used for academic purposes in the classroom.
English should be spoken in the classroom.

Course Topic/Dates/Assignments:

1/14 & 1/16 : Review Parts 1 & 2
1/23 - 2/11: Unit 9 Gerunds & Infinitives
2/11: Test Unit 9
2/13-2/27: Unit 11 Phrasal Verbs
2/18 No class President's Day 
2/27: Test Unit 11
3/4: Review
3/6: Midterm Exam
3/11 & 3/13: SPRING BREAK
3/18 - 3/27: Unit 15 Modals & Similar Expressions           
3/27:Test Unit 15
4/1-4/10:Unit 18 The Passive
4/10: Test Unit 18
4/15-4/24:Unit 21: Present Real Conditionals
4/24:Test Unit 21
4/29: Review
5/1:Final Exam
All topics, dates and assignments are subject to change  

Academic Honesty:
Academic integrity is the foundation of the academic community. Because each student has the primary responsibility for being academically honest, students are advised to read and understand all sections of this policy relating to standards of conduct and academic life. Park University students and faculty members are encouraged to take advantage of the University resources available for learning about academic honesty (www.park.edu/current or http://www.park.edu/faculty/).from Park University 2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog Page 97

Plagiarism involves the use of quotations without quotation marks, the use of quotations without indication of the source, the use of another's idea without acknowledging the source, the submission of a paper, laboratory report, project, or class assignment (any portion of such) prepared by another person, or incorrect paraphrasing. from Park University 2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog Page 95

Attendance Policy:
Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.

  1. The instructor may excuse absences for valid reasons, but missed work must be made up within the semester/term of enrollment.
  2. Work missed through unexcused absences must also be made up within the semester/term of enrollment, but unexcused absences may carry further penalties.
  3. In the event of two consecutive weeks of unexcused absences in a semester/term of enrollment, the student will be administratively withdrawn, resulting in a grade of "F".
  4. A "Contract for Incomplete" will not be issued to a student who has unexcused or excessive absences recorded for a course.
  5. Students receiving Military Tuition Assistance or Veterans Administration educational benefits must not exceed three unexcused absences in the semester/term of enrollment. Excessive absences will be reported to the appropriate agency and may result in a monetary penalty to the student.
  6. Report of a "F" grade (attendance or academic) resulting from excessive absence for those students who are receiving financial assistance from agencies not mentioned in item 5 above will be reported to the appropriate agency.

Park University 2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog Page 98

Disability Guidelines:
Park University is committed to meeting the needs of all students that meet the criteria for special assistance. These guidelines are designed to supply directions to students concerning the information necessary to accomplish this goal. It is Park University's policy to comply fully with federal and state law, including Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, regarding students with disabilities. In the case of any inconsistency between these guidelines and federal and/or state law, the provisions of the law will apply. Additional information concerning Park University's policies and procedures related to disability can be found on the Park University web page: http://www.park.edu/disability .


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