week8class1 - 12/6/10 Syntax&an Introto Week8,Class1

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Today’s Agenda Principles for teaching syntax Basic principles in discourse Types of speech acts
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Basic Principles in Teaching  Focus on one grammatical element at a time e.g., Agreement Parts of a sentence must match with other parts Subject - verb agreement The train is full vs. the trains is full Noun - pronoun agreement The boy was ashamed of himself vs. the boy was  ashamed of herself Provide explicit instruction, first on its own then within  context
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Sentence Transformation: From Basic  to Complex Sentences Take a basic sentence: Juan lost his book. Expand on it: Juan lost his science book. Expand again with additional information Juan lost his science book at the playground. Combine two sentences:
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This note was uploaded on 12/05/2010 for the course PSYCH PSB 192V taught by Professor Peneloperchiappe during the Fall '10 term at UC Irvine.

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week8class1 - 12/6/10 Syntax&an Introto Week8,Class1

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