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The Grammar 2- B2 Course: An Overview January 25, 2018

The Grammar 2- B2 Course: An Overview

The Grammar 2- B2 Course: An Overview January 25, 2018

January 25, 2018

About the Course

About the Course Course name: Grammar 2-B2 Length: 12 weeks Contents: Sentence structures, word formation and

Course name: Grammar 2-B2 Grammar 2-B2

Length: 12 weeks 12 weeks

Contents: Sentence structures, word formation and combinations, written and spoken English Sentence structures, word formation and combinations, written and spoken English

Grammatical Items

Grammatical Items 1. Conditionals 2. Word order and sentence patterns 3. -ing forms of verbs and

1. Conditionals

2. Word order and sentence patterns

3. -ing forms of verbs and infinitives

4. Reported speech

5. Relative, participle and other clauses

6. Linking words

7. Passive forms

8. Word combinations

9. Word formation

10. Written and spoken English

CLASS POLICIES
CLASS POLICIES

CLASS POLICIES

CLASS POLICIES
Class starts at 7:15 AM SHARP.
Class starts at 7:15 AM SHARP.

Class starts at 7:15 AM SHARP.

Finding a Class Monitor

Finding a Class Monitor Constant moderator for grouping activities Reporter- Inform the teacher on class members’
Finding a Class Monitor Constant moderator for grouping activities Reporter- Inform the teacher on class members’

Constant moderator for grouping activities grouping activities

Reporter- Inform the teacher on class members’ bonuses and attendance at the end of the course bonuses and attendance at the end of the course

Contact persongrouping activities Reporter- Inform the teacher on class members’ bonuses and attendance at the end of

ATTENDANCE

ATTENDANCE ■ If you are absent from any of the class meeting, please notice the teacher

If you are absent from any of the class meeting, please notice the teacher via email. (trinhkimngan@hcmussh.edu.vn)

Then you need to send to the teacher a make-up writing assignment.

The topic for your writing will be decided by the teacher and will be informed via your e-mail.

Mid-term Score

(30%)

Mid-term Score (30%) Individual Writing Assignment (written in class) Major Group Project: Group Portfolio Group
Individual Writing Assignment (written in class)
Individual Writing Assignment
(written in class)

Major Group Project: Group Portfolio

Group Presentation

Reflection Writing+ Active Performance

2 Quizzes

Group Project: Group Portfolio Group Presentation Reflection Writing+ Active Performance 2 Quizzes 10% 5% 1 5
Group Project: Group Portfolio Group Presentation Reflection Writing+ Active Performance 2 Quizzes 10% 5% 1 5
Group Project: Group Portfolio Group Presentation Reflection Writing+ Active Performance 2 Quizzes 10% 5% 1 5
Group Project: Group Portfolio Group Presentation Reflection Writing+ Active Performance 2 Quizzes 10% 5% 1 5
Group Project: Group Portfolio Group Presentation Reflection Writing+ Active Performance 2 Quizzes 10% 5% 1 5

10%

5%

Group Project: Group Portfolio Group Presentation Reflection Writing+ Active Performance 2 Quizzes 10% 5% 1 5

15%

Bonus

About Your Writing Assignments

About Your Writing Assignments • Writing assignments are conducted in class. • Peer-review is a must.

Writing assignments are conducted in class.

Peer-review is a must.

Self-correction is expected. Template for self-correction will be provided by the teacher.

What is a portfolio?

A purposeful collection of selective significant samples of work.

PURPOSES • Keep track of your learning • Foster your autonomy • Promote teamwork and
PURPOSES • Keep track of your learning • Foster your autonomy • Promote teamwork and

PURPOSES

Keep track of your learning

Foster your autonomy

Promote teamwork and negotiation skills

Enhance your critical thinking skills and professionalism

Grammatical Items

Grammatical Items 1. Conditionals 2. Word order and sentence patterns 3. -ing forms of verbs and

1. Conditionals

2. Word order and sentence patterns

3. -ing forms of verbs and infinitives

4. Reported speech

5. Relative, participle and other clauses

6. Linking words

7. Passive forms

8. Word combinations

9. Word formation

10. Written and spoken English

The Timeline for your Group Portfolio

The Timeline for your Group Portfolio Jan 25 J a n 3 0 (or earlier) February

Jan 25

Jan 30 (or earlier)

February 8

February 26

0 (or earlier) February 8 F e b r u a r y 2 6 Form
0 (or earlier) February 8 F e b r u a r y 2 6 Form
0 (or earlier) February 8 F e b r u a r y 2 6 Form
Form 10 groups
Form 10 groups
February 8 F e b r u a r y 2 6 Form 10 groups Get
Get your group’s Focus
Get your group’s
Focus
u a r y 2 6 Form 10 groups Get your group’s Focus Receive Overall Instruction
Receive Overall Instruction
Receive Overall
Instruction
Receive detailed instructions via e-mail
Receive detailed instructions via e-mail
Deadline for the First Draft
Deadline for the First Draft
Deadline for the Second Draft
Deadline for the Second Draft

What is it in your Group Portfolio?

What is it in your Group Portfolio? Selective notes (summarized grammatical items) Realia for Illustration Reflection
What is it in your Group Portfolio? Selective notes (summarized grammatical items) Realia for Illustration Reflection
What is it in your Group Portfolio? Selective notes (summarized grammatical items) Realia for Illustration Reflection
What is it in your Group Portfolio? Selective notes (summarized grammatical items) Realia for Illustration Reflection
What is it in your Group Portfolio? Selective notes (summarized grammatical items) Realia for Illustration Reflection

Selective notes (summarized grammatical items)

Portfolio? Selective notes (summarized grammatical items) Realia for Illustration Reflection A Plan for an In-class

Realia for Illustration

notes (summarized grammatical items) Realia for Illustration Reflection A Plan for an In-class Activity/ Game Area
Reflection
Reflection

A Plan for an In-class Activity/ Game

Area of interest/ Questions

Designing a Group Portfolio

Designing a Group Portfolio • Each group will focus on a certain grammatical item as randomly

Each group will focus on a certain grammatical item as randomly

assigned.

Suggested template will be provided by the teacher.

All portfolios are peer-reviewed.

The final version will be submitted to the teacher at the end of the course.

Criteria for evaluating your Group Portfolio

Criteria for evaluating your Group Portfolio • Contents • Creativity • Coherence and accuracy •

Contents

Creativity

Coherence and accuracy

Individual performance

Your Final Test Specification

Your Final Test Specification Let’s do a Real Test to find out!

Let’s do a Real Test to find out!

BREAK-TIME

9:10-9:40

Conditionals

Conditionals Conditional sentences present one event (usually in the If-clause) as a condition for another event,

Conditional sentences present one event (usually in the If-clause) as a condition for another event, expressed in the main clause.

sentences present one event (usually in the If-clause) as a condition for another event, expressed in

TYPOLOGY

TYPOLOGY REAL CONDITIONALS FACTUAL CONDITIONALS If the fruit feels soft, it’s ready to eat. PREDICTIVE CONDITIONALS
REAL CONDITIONALS
REAL CONDITIONALS
TYPOLOGY REAL CONDITIONALS FACTUAL CONDITIONALS If the fruit feels soft, it’s ready to eat. PREDICTIVE CONDITIONALS

FACTUAL

CONDITIONALS

TYPOLOGY REAL CONDITIONALS FACTUAL CONDITIONALS If the fruit feels soft, it’s ready to eat. PREDICTIVE CONDITIONALS

If the fruit feels soft, it’s ready to eat.

CONDITIONALS If the fruit feels soft, it’s ready to eat. PREDICTIVE CONDITIONALS If it rained, we

PREDICTIVE

CONDITIONALS

feels soft, it’s ready to eat. PREDICTIVE CONDITIONALS If it rained, we went by bus. UNREAL

If it rained, we went by bus.

UNREAL CONDITIONALS
UNREAL CONDITIONALS
If it rained, we went by bus. UNREAL CONDITIONALS HYPOTHETICAL CONDITIONALS If you lived closer, we

HYPOTHETICAL

CONDITIONALS

went by bus. UNREAL CONDITIONALS HYPOTHETICAL CONDITIONALS If you lived closer, we would visit you more

If you lived closer, we would visit you more often.

If you lived closer, we would visit you more often. COUNTERFACTUAL CONDITIONALS If he had called

COUNTERFACTUAL

CONDITIONALS

lived closer, we would visit you more often. COUNTERFACTUAL CONDITIONALS If he had called me, I

If he had called me, I would have helped him.

The Uses of Conditionals

The Uses of Conditionals Factual conditionals are used to described typical patterns in the present or

Factual conditionals are used to described typical patterns in the present or the past . They can are used to described typical patterns in the present or the past. They can also express rules, habits, and correlations.

Predictive conditionals are used to describe possibilities, plans and predictions or even to make some requests. are used to describe possibilities, plans and predictions or even to make some requests.

Hypothetical conditionals are used to describe imaginary or fictional situations. are used to describe imaginary or fictional situations.

Counterfactual conditionals are used to imagine past events happening in a different way and having different outcomes. are used to imagine past events happening in a different way and having different outcomes.

Find an example of each of the following types of conditionals

an example of each of the following types of conditionals 1. a present tense factual conditional

1. a present tense factual conditional

2. a past tense factual conditional

3. a predictive conditional

Some cases of mixed conditionals

Mixed Real Conditionals

Some cases of mixed conditionals Mixed Real Conditionals 1. If you saw the film, you know

1. If you saw the film, you know how it ends.

2. When we were kids, if it rained a lot, we’d stay indoors.

3. If you studied for the test, you won’t have any problems.

4. If it isn’t too late, we’d like to watch the news on TV

Some cases of mixed conditionals

Mixed Unreal Conditionals

Some cases of mixed conditionals Mixed Unreal Conditionals 1. If we were rich, we would offer

1. If we were rich, we would offer to help those poor people who are suffering.

2. If we were rich, we would have offered to help those poor people who were suffering.

3. If your parents hadn’t met, you wouldn’t have been born.

4. If your parents hadn’t met, you wouldn’t be sitting here now.

Mixed Tense Sequence in Conditional Sentences

Mixed Tense Sequence in Conditional Sentences TYPE 1 TYPE 2 TYPE 3 If I am as
TYPE 1
TYPE 1

TYPE 2

TYPE 3
TYPE 3

If I am as clever as you think,

should have been rich by now.

If you knew me better,

If I had had your advantages,

If he missed the bus,

you wouldn’t have said that.

Id be better off now.

he wont be here on time

Mixed Tense Sequence in Conditional Sentences

Mixed Tense Sequence in Conditional Sentences TYPE 1 If I am as clever as you think,
TYPE 1
TYPE 1

If I am as clever as you think,

TYPE 2

If you knew me better,

TYPE 3
TYPE 3

If I had had your advantages,

TYPE 2

If he missed the bus,

TYPE 3
TYPE 3

should have been rich by now.

TYPE 3
TYPE 3

you wouldn’t have said that.

TYPE 2

Id be better off now.

TYPE 1
TYPE 1

he wont be here on time

Implied Conditionals

Implied Conditionals TYPE 1 TYPE 2 TYPE 3 • With luck, we’ll be there by tomorrow.
TYPE 1
TYPE 1

TYPE 2

TYPE 3
TYPE 3

With luck, we’ll be there by tomorrow.

Given time, they’ll probably agree.

Without your help, I couldn’t have done it.

In different circumstances, I would have said yes.

To hear him talk, you’d think he was Prime Minister.

I would write to her, but I don’t know her address.

But for his pension, he would starve.

Implied Conditionals

Implied Conditionals TYPE 1 • With luck, we’ll be there by tomorrow. • Given time, they’ll
TYPE 1
TYPE 1

With luck, we’ll be there by tomorrow.

Given time, they’ll probably agree.

TYPE 2

Without your help, I couldn’t have done it.

In different circumstances, I would have said yes.

TYPE 3
TYPE 3

To hear him talk, you’d think he was Prime Minister.

I would write to her, but I don’t know her address.

But for his pension, he would starve.

Food for thought (aimed for the Group Portfolio)

Food for thought (aimed for the Group Portfolio) Can “If … not” and “Unless” also be

Can “If … not” and “Unless” also be used interchangeably? “If … not” and “Unless” also be used interchangeably?

Punctuation in conditional sentences… not” and “Unless” also be used interchangeably? Distinguish and make sentences with the following

Distinguish and make sentences with the following categories:used interchangeably? Punctuation in conditional sentences • Simple condition • Exclusive condition •

Simple condition

Exclusive condition

Exceptional condition

If this is the case
If this is the case
only if this is the case
only if this is the case
If this is not the case
If this is not the case

At home…

At home… • Spend time reading and finding references for your Group Portfolio • Receive the

Spend time reading and finding references for your Group Portfolio

Receive the detailed guidelines

Hand in the first draft on February 8, 2018.