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3-17-08 - 1 THE PARTS OF SPEECH or LEXICAL CATEGORIES Form...

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Unformatted text preview: 05/07/09 1 THE PARTS OF SPEECH or LEXICAL CATEGORIES Form Classes : Noun, Verb, Adjective, Adverb — Open Class Lexical Categories Structure Classes : Determiner, Auxiliary, Qualifier, Preposition, Conjunction, Interrogative, Expletive-- Closed Class Lexical Categories 05/07/09 2 The Parts of Speech Open classes: Closed classes: Open classes can undergo change in_____; closed classes are not distinguishable by their _____. Form: Function: 05/07/09 3 Parts of Speech—Noun person, place, thing, idea, event, concepts, states, activities, time Recognize nouns: Differentiate form classes by derivational and inflectional suffixes → Noun forming suffix: - ion, as well as variations - tion , - sion , - cion , and - ation Examples: Abbreviation, reflection, abrasion, →- ion is a reliable signal 05/07/09 4 Parts of Speech--Noun Other ____________suffixes make verbs into nouns: accomplish + -ment accomplishment accept + -ance acceptance arrive + -al arrival assist + -ant assistant deliver + -y delivery depart + -ure departure teach + -er teacher 05/07/09 5 Parts of Speech--Noun Is versatile, but also___________ Delivery and deliverance , but not deliverment Departure but not departation Deportation but not deporture Can also add a noun forming suffix to a word with derivational suffix(es) Part +...
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