Below are handouts used to complement the homework assigned from the course textbook. See the assignments section for the textbook assignments.
California Accent: Job hirers show bias against regional accents, study suggests
"Editorial: Appositives." New York Times, 26 September 2003.
Exceptions to Backshifting (PDF)
Comma Rules (PDF)
Comma Exercise (PDF)
Order of Cumulative Adjectives (PDF)
Articles and Nouns (PDF)
Article Usage with "last" and "next" (PDF)
Sentence Stress and Rhythm (PDF)
Thought Groups, Prominence and Intonantion. (PDF)
Larsen-Freeman, Kuehn, and Haccius. "Verb Tense-Aspect as a System: Discourse Hopping vs. Discourse Freezing." Helping Students Make Appropriate English Verb Tense-Aspect Choices. TESOL Journal 11, no. 4.
Historical Present (PDF)
Bystander Apathy (PDF)
Data Commentary (PDF)
Discussion Gambit Index Cards (PDF)