Level of Study
Place of Instruction
Objectives and Content
ENG107 is an advanced course of Enlighs grammar and it builds in parts on ENG114.The course will provide students deeper insights into the structure of the English language. It will also provide more advanced analytical tools for studying English grammar.
On completion of the course the student should have the following learning outcomes defined in terms of knowledge, skills and general competence:
- will have advanced knowledge about the structure of English as well as of central concepts in morphology and syntax
- is able to use their knowledge to analyse linguistic material
- is in command of the relevant linguistics concepts and vocabulary.
Students will have acquired the skills necessary to extend their knowledge through further studies of linguistics at the 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.
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 students admitted to the University of Bergen.
For exchange students:
Applicants have to document English language proficiency to access the course. Students 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 and learning methods
Lectures and group seminars. Up to 36 hours.
In the case that fewer than five students register for a course, the organized teaching may be adapted to fit the number of students. If this occurs, students will be informed at the start of the semester, and before the registration deadline 1. February/1. September.
Compulsory Assignments and Attendance
There are no compulsory assignments, but students may write a practice exams and it is highly recommended that students do so.
Forms of Assessment
In the fall semester 2020, the form of assessment has been changed from school exam to a 3-hour written examination from home + 30 minutes technical time, as a measure to prevent transmission of the corona virus.
Examination Support Material
In the fall semester 2020, all aids are permitted during the exam.
The grading scale A-F is used, where F is a fail.
An exam in ENG107 is offered each semester - the regular exam at the end of the fall semester and the re-take exam in the middle of the spring semester.
The reading list covers major aspects of English grammar as mentioned in Learning Outcomes/Results.
The reading list will be available by 1 June for the Autumn semester.
The teaching is evaluated according to the quality assurance system of the University of Bergen.
The Programme Board is responsible for the academic content and structure of the study programme, and for the quality of all the subjects therein.
The Department of Foreign Languages at the Faculty of Humanities has the administrative responsibility for the course and the study programme.
For written exams, please note that the start time may change from 09:00 to 15:00 or vice versa until 14 days prior to the exam. Autumn 2020 written exams will be arranged either at home or on campus. Please see course information on MittUiB.
Type of assessment: Written examination at home
- 24.11.2020, 09:00
- 3.5 hours
- Withdrawal deadline
- Examination system
- Digital exam