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Introduction to Linguistics Homework Exercise 3 Prepare for tutorial for the week of Oct. 18-22. Reminder: Classes do not meet during the week of Oct.
11-15 (Fall Term Reading Week). 1. Identify the grammatical function (subject, direct object, subject complement, etc) of each underlined
phrase in the following sentences. a) The temperature in this room ﬂuctuates constantly b) The negotiating committee adjourned their meeting early c) We sent them a present for their anniversary d) He appeared quite nervous e) The results of the test made Frank very happy f) The company offered the workers a raise in pay g) Syd and Nancy went to London last month for an extended vacation 2 For each of the following sentences state whether it is active (A) or passive (P)
a) Dick has spoken with Darla already b) Frank had an operation last month 0) Lunch should be eaten in the cafeteria d) The window was broken by Steve e) I will meet you by the statue f) The vase shattered into a million pieces . List the morphemes in each of the words below. For each root morpheme, identify the word category
to which it belongs. For each derivational afﬁx, state which category it attaches to and which category it
forms. For each inﬂectional affix, identify it's grammatical function. Support your analysis of each
affix, by giving an example word that contains the same affix. Follow the example format that is given. eg. b) d) restated stat(e): V root re-: V —) V (eg. redo) -ed: indicates past tense (eg.jumped)
desks f) reuse
writes g) rejection
dreamer h) marriage
taller i) selectively
dirty j) survivors ...
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