Academic English CIW-L&S Grammar

Dit vak wordt in het Engels aangeboden. Omschrijvingen kunnen daardoor mogelijk alleen in het Engels worden weergegeven.

Doel vak

• You have knowledge of and insight into the most important areas of
English grammar, particularly those which typically cause students
problems when writing formal English.
• You have insight into your own strengths and weaknesses in
grammatical terms, and know how to go about resolving the weaknesses.

Inhoud vak

An introduction into the most important aspects of English grammar, with
an emphasis on the structures which are frequently used in academic
language and on structures which typically cause problems for students
when writing formal English.


Lectures (1hr per week) and seminars (2hrs per week).


Online multiple choice exam.

Vereiste voorkennis

English at VWO level.


Mackenzie, J.L. (2014). Principles and pitfalls of English grammar.
Third edition. Bussum: Coutinho.


First year students of CIW and L&S.

Overige informatie

This is an obligatory course in the first year programme for CIW and
L&S. Attendance is compulsory. The course is not open to students
following other degrees. Students of CIW need to have passed this course
in order to take the following English courses in the second year:
Global English, Analysing text and talk, and Text production and

Afwijkende intekenprocedure

There is a slightly different enrollment procedure for this course. The standard procedure of the Faculty of Humanities has students sign up for (i) the course, (ii) the type of class (lecture and/or preferred seminar group), and (iii) the exam. However, for this course the instructor will assign the students to the seminar groups. Therefore, students should sign up for (i) the course, (ii) the lectures (if applicable), and (iii) the exam, but not for the seminar groups.

Algemene informatie

Vakcode L_EABAALG103
Studiepunten 3 EC
Periode P2
Vakniveau 100
Onderwijstaal Engels
Faculteit Faculteit der Geesteswetenschappen
Vakcoördinator dr. G.A. Dreschler
Examinator A.J. Gambrel
Docenten drs. I.M.W. 't Hart MPhil
dr. G.A. Dreschler
A.J. Gambrel

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