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Click to edit Master subtitle style 5/10/11 Ch. 8 Syntax September 29, 2010
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5/10/11 What’s the difference between grammar and Grammar is the system of rules and elements of phonology, phonetics, morphology, syntax and semantics. Syntax is how words are arranged within a sentence (“syntax” is of Greek origin meaning “a putting together” or “arrangement”).
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5/10/11 Syntax is all about finding rules Rules pertaining to how sentences are formed, and these rules must account for all examples, so that all structures are well-formed (grammatically correct). An effective rule can generate an infinite number of phrases: generative grammar. Phrases can therefore be generated,
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5/10/11 Recursion A Noun Phrase structure could have the form: Art + N + PP e.g., The car on the street A Prepositional Phrase is Prep + Noun Phrase. Therefore, each Noun Phrase has the potential to generate a Prep Phrase, which may generate another Noun Phrase, which may generate another PP… The car on the street in the town near the
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