Required reading

Hilde Hasselgård, Stig Johansson & Per Lysvåg: English Grammar: Theory and Use, Universitetsforlaget, Oslo. Chapters 1-15.

Recommended study aids

• H. Hasselgård and P. Lysvåg: English Grammar: Theory and Use. A Key to Exercises. Universitetsforlaget. (Has a chapter on how to write grammar papers.)

• H. Hasselgård: A Glossary of Grammatical Terms.

Fronter (

The room for ENG1100 will contain lecture handouts and relevant links for the course. Further material can be found at the Grammar Website:

Oslo Interactive English (OIE)

OIE provides interactive exercises for students of English at the University of Oslo, as a supplement to the courses ENG-1100, ENG-1102, and ENG-1111. All exercises can be solved by the use of a text corpus. http:/ Also try Trivial Corpus Pursuit at http:/ For USERNAME and PASSWORD, please contact the teacher.

Recommended supplementary literature

-Simpler than English Grammar: Theory and Use:

David Crystal: Rediscover Grammar. London: Longman. (An easy reference grammar with cartoons and very clear lay-out.)

Magne Dypedahl, Hilde Hasselgård and Berit Løken 2006. Introducing English Grammar. Bergen: Fagbokforlaget.

Per Lysvåg, Stig Johansson: Going for Grammar. Oslo: Aschehoug 1995. (In Norwegian: textbook for the ‘videregående skole’)

-Same level as /more advanced than EGTU:

Biber, Douglas, Susan Conrad and Geoffrey Leech: Longman Student Grammar of Spoken and Written English, 2002. Pearson Education.

Sidney Greenbaum, Randolph Quirk: A Student’s Grammar of the English Language. London: Longman.

Stig Johansson, Per Lysvåg: Understanding English Grammar. Vols. I & II. Oslo: Universitetsforlaget.

Geoffrey Leech, Jan Svartvik: A Communicative Grammar of English. London: Longman.

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