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Today’s Goals: 1/20/10 Review quiz #1 Review Unit Two.1-103 Define simple subjects and simple predicates, auxiliary verbs, infinitives, participles, dangling participles / dangling modifiers, gerunds. Learn the Words of the Day.
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UNIT TWO English content words: nouns < Lat. nomen (cf. Gaius Julius Caesar) verbs < Lat. verbum , word adjectives < Lat. adiectus, attached, added adverbs < Lat. adverbium
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English Nouns (n.) Morphological criterion: suffix {s} to indicate plural number Cf. opinions, causes, events Syntactical criterion (word order): Most English nouns may be preceded by such function words as the, a, many, that, these.
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English Adjectives (adj.) Morphological criterion: The morphemes {er} and {est} with short adjectives; “more” or “most” preceding long adjectives. Use this test to identify adjectives here: Excellent, long, number, part, movable, wide
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English Adjectives Syntactical criteria: 1) An adjective can come between a noun
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