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Language: Its Structure and Use Chapter 5: The Structure and Function of Phrases and Sentences: Syntax
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Language: Its Structure and Use
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Language: Its Structure and Use
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Language: Its Structure and Use
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Language: Its Structure and Use Linguistic Competence 1. (a) The new book was torn to shreds. (b) *The book new was to shreds torn.
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Language: Its Structure and Use Syntax Syntax is the part of grammar that governs the form by which language users make statements, ask questions, give directives, and so on The study of syntax addresses the structure of sentences and their structural and functional relationships to one another
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Language: Its Structure and Use A Puzzle 2. (a) The kids ran up the bill. (b) The kids ran up the hill. 3. (a) The kids ran the bill up. (b) *The kids ran the hill up.
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Language: Its Structure and Use Constituency In analyzing sentences, it is important to recognize that sentences consist not of words strung together like beads on a string but of organized constituents Constituents are groups of words that serve as structural units
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Language: Its Structure and Use Tree Diagrams
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Language: Its Structure and Use Hierarchical Ordering of Constituents Here boys and girls functions as Here gullible boys functions as a a constituent, so the adjective applies constituent, so the adjective applies to both boys and girls only to boys .
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Language: Its Structure and Use Major Constituents of Sentences Noun Phrases and Verb Phrases
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Language: Its Structure and Use Testing Constituency Three tests for determining constituency Movement Any group of words that can be moved in a syntactic operation functions as a unit and is a constituent Substitution
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