21G.213 | Spring 2004 | Graduate

High-Intermediate Academic Communication


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.

Nonrestrictive Adjective Clause in Discourse

Exceptions to Backshifting (PDF)

Verbals (PDF)

Punctuation (PDF)

Parallelism (PDF)

Comma Rules (PDF)

Comma Exercise (PDF)

Order of Cumulative Adjectives (PDF)

Articles and Nouns (PDF)

Article Usage with “last” and “next” (PDF)

Celce-Murcia, Marianne., Donna M. Brinton, and Janet M. Goodwin. “The Generation Gap.” Teaching Pronunciation. Cambridge University Press, 1996, pp. 266. ISBN: 0521406943.

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)

Course Info

As Taught In
Spring 2004
Learning Resource Types
Written Assignments with Examples