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UTEC Faculty of Social Sciences English Department

Module 2 Management of Technological Resources for the Teaching and Administration of the English Language (Part I) Professor: Martn Ulises Aparicio Morataya

Planning an on line course 20% of final grade Groups members: 1. Nelson Prez Torres___________
2. Ana Mercedes Hernndez Rodrguez__ 3 Jose David Njera Vsquez______ 4. Claudia Patricia Lpez___________ 5. Brenda Liseth Mejia___________ 6. Erick Wilfredo Perdomo________ (Coordinator)

1. Title of the course, name of teachers, level of the course, time needed to teach the course ( hours, weeks ) Title of the course: GRAMMAR EXPRESS. Teachers` name: Nelson Prez, Ana M. Hernndez, Jose D. Njera, Claudia P. Lpez,
Brenda L. Mejia, Erick W. Perdomo

Level of the Course: Intermediate and High Intermediate. Time: 6 months, 4.5 Hours per week, 24 weeks.

2. Introduction : Explaining the content of the course, the requisites to take it, its importance, the purposes, description of how it could be evaluated.
Grammar xpress an be used for slf-study or in the lassroom. Start with Unit 1 and work through th entire book, or hoose the units you want to fous all. Grommor Express an help you reah your language goals quikly. Your journey through English grammar an be an adventure of disovery. We hope you will enjoy traveling with, Grammar press. The grammar point is presented in three steps: 1. Illustrtion ah unit begins with an illustration-a artoon, omi strip, photo with speeh bubbles' newspaper headline-whih introdues the grammar point in a real-life, real-language ontxt. It also introdues the topi of the unit. (For ampl, in one of the Units th cartoon introducs th grammr point used to, and th unit topic, fshion.) A Chek Point helps you think about the meaning of the grammar pint in the illustration 2. Charts Grammar Charts show the forms of the grammar point. (ou can S usd to statmnts qustions, nd short nsrs.) Chart Checks ask questions about the grammar harts. Thy help you notie important infrmation about the forms and uses of the grammar point you are studying. An xpress Chek foliows th Grammar Charts. This is a quik and easy way for you to try out the forms in the harts. 3. Notes Grammar Notes present Grammar Explanations on the left and Examples on the right. Timelines show the meaning of verb forms. (For empl, in th timlin for osed to shos that ou an us it onl for th past.) Usag Notes tell you how English speakers use th grammar point. ( th Usg Not for used to plains that this form is mor ommon in affirmativ statmnts than in ngtiv statmnts or qustions.) B careful! Notes point out typial mistakes that English students make. Pronuniation Notes tell you how to orretly pronoune the grammar point in everyday speh. These notes use easy pronuniation spellings. Chek it out! tells you whre to look in th book (appndies or othr units) to find more information about the grammar point. Requisites to take it The audience of this course will be college students from the English major at UTEC University with a high level of the English language. This grammar course will develop and improve student`s knowledge in the area of definition and use of grammatical sentence structure in an advance level; such matter will also help students understand and communicate with others through the environment around them. This course stimulates learning and broaden student`s horizons through lessons that engage both intellectually and emotionally. Its importance We have observed that the English language has become a new option for the economical development of our country therefore with this course we intend to improve the level of student`s grammar, we also believe it will be of a great help due to the different rules and exercises, and of course it will be possible through practice and autonomy that every student shows. Grammar express is the fastest way to study and learn English.

Description of how it could be evaluated The 8 units of Grommor Express are divided into different parts. After eah part you will find a Slfest. These tests will help you review and se how well you have learned the material in the part. The Selfests hav multiple-hoie questions similar to questins found on the TOFL@, a test that is widely usd for foreign students who want to attend ollese globally

3. General Objective At the end of this course students:

Will be able to apply what they have learned in a real life situation and use of the grammar structures, writing sentences with the correct verb forms. Sts will also be able to write short essays, elaborating questions and applying the correct grammar.

4. Specific Objectives (normally there is one specific objective for every unit) Students will be able to Understand and use appropriately the differences between simple past and the imperfect tense. Write more complex sentences and paragraphs Use verb tenses correctly Write appropriately and with good spelling Acquire high intermediate vocabulary for oral and written communication Conjugate regular and irregular verbs in different verb tenses. 5. Units of study UNITS
1 Present Imperative.

TOPICS Present Progressive

Simple Present Tense Non-action verbs Present Progressive and Simple Present Tense Imperative 2 Past tense

Simple Past Tense: affirmative statements Simple Past Tense: Negative statements
Used to Past Progressive Past Progressive and Simple Past Tense


3 Present perfect and Past Perfect

Present Perfect: Since and for Present Perfect: Already and Yet Present Perfect: Indefinite Past
Present Perfect and Simple Past Tense

Present Perfect Progressive

Present Perfect and Present Perfect Progressive. Past Perfect Past Perfect Progressive 4 Future and Future Perfect

Future: Be going and Will Future: Contrast be going to, Will, Simple present Future: Be going and Will, Simple Present Tense,
Future Progressive Future Perfect and Future Perfect Progressive
Present Progressive.

Future: Be going and Will

5 Wh-questions, Tag questions and Addition

Wh-Questions: Subject and Predicate

Tag Questions

Additions: With So, Too, Neither, and Not either

6 Adjectives and Adverbs Adjectives and Adverbs: (quick /quickly) Participial Adjectives: (interesting/interested) Adjectives and Adverbs: Equatives Adjectives: Comparatives Adjectives: Superlatives Adverbs: Comparatives and Superlatives Nouns Quantifiers: (a lot of, a few, a little)

7 Noun, Quantifiers, Article, Reflexive and reciprocal pronouns.

Articles: Indefinite and definite ( a / the)

(No Article) and the Reflexive and Reciprocal Pronouns

8 The Conditional

Factual Conditionals: Present Factual Conditionals: Future Unreal Conditionals: Present Factual Conditionals: Past Wish: Present and Past


Grammar points presented and contextualized through cartoon, photos, and other illustrations.

Clear Grammar charts showing the forms of the grammar point. Clear Grammar explanations and examples Usage notes telling you how English speakers use the Grammar point. Pronunciation notes to help students pronounce words correctly. A variety of exercise types to practice the Grammar points. SeltTests to check students progress.



Self Test I: Present Imperative Self Test II: Past Tense Self Test III:Present perfect and Past Perfect Self Test IV:Future and Future Perfect Self Test V:Wh-questions, Tag questions and Addition Self Test VI:Adjectives and Adverbs Self Test VII:Noun, Quantifiers, Article, Reflexive and reciprocal pronouns. Self Test VIII The Conditional

8. Bibliography Carol, L.. Margarita, M.. Simon, B.. Paul, D. ( 2001) Skyline Teacher Guide James L. Kinneavy & John E. Warriner (1993). Element of writing
GRAMMAR EXPRESS for self study and Classroom Use (Marjorie Fuchs / Margaret Bonner.

Perfect English Grammar ( Grammar