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Course Identity
-Course Name : Basic Structure
-Credit Hour : 2 Credits
-Semester :I
-Lecturer : Ice Sariyati, S.S, M. Pd.

Course Description:
This course is a basic Structure. The students taking this
course are encouraged to have a basic comprehension in the
English structure. Students will learn which structures are
acceptable in standard written English.

Course Objective:
After completing the course, the students are expected to
have a good understanding of basic English structures, skills
of constructing correct English sentence and ability to
recognize mistakes in sentences and reconstruct them in
proper English.

Learning Approaches:
Classes will be organized on a discussion-basis, where
students will be required to undertake reading of topics from
the prescribed textbooks prior to the discussion.

The lectures will be arranged as the following subject


Meeting Subject Matters

1st Syllabus, Introduction to The Course
2nd Phrase, Sentence and Sentence Elements
3rd Sentence Elements (part II)
4th Noun, Pronoun
5th Verb
6th Verb (part II)
7th Adjective, Adverb
8th Simple Sentence, Its Basic Patterns & Compound
9 Mid-test
10th Complex, Compound-Complex sentence Clause
11th Complex Sentence, Compound-Complex
sentence, Clause Types (part II)
12th Shortened Clause
13th Shortened Clause (part II)
14th Dangling and misplaced modifiers
15th Causative Form
16th Final Test

Students are required to attend at least 75% of the lectures
in order to be eligible for the final results.
Students should come to the class PREPARED.

Scoring: Grading:

20% assignment/quiz A = >80

20% participation B = >70
25% mid test C = >60
35% final test D = >49

Suggested readings

Allen, W.S. (1974). Living English structure: a practice

book for foreign students, Volume 1General Grammar
Series longman.
Fowler, H.R. & Aaron, J.E. (2004). The Little, Brown
Handbook. Pearson.
Frodesen, J and Eyring, J. (1997). Grammar Dimensions:
Form, Meaning, and Use. 2nd Ed. Heinle & Heinle:
Hartanto, J.S., Koentjoro, S., & Seputro, M.A. (2009).
Accurate, brief and clear English grammar. Surabaya:
Huddleston, R. (1984). Introduction to the Grammar of
English. Cambridge Univ. Press.
Huddleston, R and Pullum, G.K. (2005). A students
introduction to English grammar. Cambridge University
MacFayen, H. (1993). HyperGrammar. The Writing
Centre Moriset Hall Ottawa ON Canada .
Murphy, R. (1994). English grammar in use. Cambridge
University Press.
Nunan, D. (2003, p. 591). The impact of English as a
global language on educational policies and practices in
the Asia-Pacific region. TESOL QUARTERLY Vol. 37,
No. 4 p. 589 614.
Oshima, A. & Hogue A. (1999). Writing Academic
English, Second Edition. White Plains: Addison, Wesley,
Longman, 1999.
Pollock, C.W. (1997). Communicate What You Mean: A
Concise Advanced Grammar, 2nd Edition. Longman.
Pyle, M.A. & Munoz, M.E. (1995). Preparation guide test
of English as a foreign language. Cliff.
Simmons (2007). Developmental Language Skills:
Guided Practice in Grammar, Usage and Mechanics
(Elements of Language Introductory. Rinehart and
Winston Staff Holt.
Wishon, G.E., and Burks, J.M (1980). Lets write English.
Canada: VNR.