Undergraduate course

English Grammar II

ECTS Credits


Level of Study


Semester of Instruction


Place of Instruction


Objectives and Content

ENG107 builds on ENG114. The course will provide students with advanced knowledge and understanding of the structure of the English language. It will also give them analytical tools to study English grammar.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, students will have acquired advanced knowledge of the grammatical structure of the English language and of key concepts in syntax and morphology. Students will also be able to use the knowledge to analyse linguistic material.

General competence:

Students will have acquired the skills necessary to expand their knowledge through further studies of linguistics at 200-level.

Required Previous Knowledge

None; see Recommended previous knowledge/training.

Recommended Previous Knowledge

It is strongly advised that students, in addition to fulfilling the general admission requirements, also have good grades in specialized English courses from Upper Secondary School.

For students with a background other than the Norwegian school system, a level of competence in English corresponding to C1 in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages is recommended.

It is also recommended that students have completed EXFAC00SK (Language and Communication), ENG100 (Introduction to English studies), and ENG101 (English Linguistics I) or corresponding courses.

Credit Reduction due to Course Overlap

Credits cannot be awarded for both ENG107 and ENG106 (5 credits), ENG106L (5 credits), ENG111 (5 credits) or ENG112 (5 credits).The number of attmenpts on the exam is three, this includes attempts in ENG106.

Access to the Course

The course is open to all with admission to the University of Bergen.

For exchange students:
Applicants have to document English language proficiency to access the course. Student should hold a level of C1 in the Common European Framework of Reference for Language (CEFR). For valid tests, please see uib.no/exchange.

Teaching Methods and Extent of Organized Teaching

Lectures and group seminars. Total 36 hours.

Compulsory Assignments and Attendance

There are no compulsory assignments, but practice exams will be offered and it is highly recommended that students hand these in.

Forms of Assessment

The exam is a three hour school exam.

The exam may be digital.

Examination Support Material

No aids are allowed during the exam.

Grading Scale

The grading scale A-F is used, where F is a fail.

Assessment Semester

An exam in ENG107 is offered each semester - at the end of the fall semester and in the middle of the spring semester.

Reading List

The reading list includes the main parts of English grammar as mentioned in Learning Outcomes/Results. The reading list will be available by 1 June for the Autumn semester.

Course Evaluation

The teaching is evaluated according to the quality assurance system of the University of Bergen.

Programme Committee

The Program Board is responsible for the academic content and structure of the study program, and for the quality of all the subjects therein.

Course Administrator

The Department of Foreign Languages at the Faculty of Humanities has the administrative responsibility for the course and the study programme.


Contact Information


Exam information

  • Note that the time may change up until 14 days prior to the day of the examination. The location will be published 14 days ahead.

  • Type of assessment: Written examination

    07.12.2017, 09:00
    3 hours
    Withdrawal deadline
    Examination system
    Digital exam