Studyguide for Chapters 1 3 ENG 314
Know the prescriptive rules we discussed and the descriptive ones. In particular: The rules for P C Adv and the rule distinguishing Adj Adv The rules for C K Adv and the rule distinguishing Adj Adv The rules for J K
Sample Exam # 3 - ENG 314 Chaps 7-8
In prescriptive grammar, like can only be used as a preposition. Please give an example of this prescriptive use and one example of another use.
Identify the (main and subordinate) clauses by means of brackets
Exam # 2 - ENG 314
Why is the following sentence prescriptively `wrong'?
You baked a cake for my sister and I?
Classify the verbs in the sentences below (e.g. transitive .):
I loved those comments about the debate.
Name: . 1. a. Formulate the rule of when an adjective and an adverb are used.
What is the difference between a preposition and a complementizer?
List 5 pronouns.
Please list the category (N, V, etc) of each word in (a) and (b):
ENG 314 EvG 5 October 2009
Look at the verbs and see what kind they are. Then, find the Adverbials and
In Rapid City, S.D., a buffalo escaped from an auction and ended up in a dressing
room. It spent a couple of hours staring into a mirror
Homework # 2
This covers chapters 4 and 5.
Due 6 October 2010
Underline the verbs in the text A (disregard the auxiliary verbs) and label them right above
the word as intransitive, transitive, ditransitive, copula, complex transitive, phrasal,
Examples of final exams Example 1 A. (1) Label the categories (N, V, D, etc.) in the sentence below: The fact that an advanced system has been developed for computer games should come as no surprise. B. Label the six lexical verbs (Intransitive, etc) that
Exam # 2 - 20 October 2010 - ENG 314 Chapters 4-6
Why is the following sentence prescriptively `wrong'? Who did I want to meet?
Put the following verbs in a sentence and label them as transitive etc. give: eat: run: turn in:
Underline and iden
17 September 2010
Formulate the rules for when a preposition, complementizer, and adverb are used.
List 2 demonstratives and 5 adverbs.
Given an example of a split infinitive.
Please list the category (N, V, etc) of each w