Not all multi-word verbs are of the
The plane took off.
She thinks about her future.
Sharon puts up with her husband.
The dog went out the door.
They looked up the telephone number.
Which of these verbs ar
Clauses and Clause Patterns
Functional elements in a clause
On Wednesday we talked about subjects
and their different forms. Today we w
English 321: Chance to raise your score on Exam #1. Due Monday, March 10 at the
start of class. Submit in hard copy. You also must be as neat as possible; sloppy
answers will likely be marked down at our discretion.
For the following sentences, draw fully
Workbook Ch. 7
1) Example given
2) Pretty- adverb used as modifier, good- predicative adjective
3) Intensively, extensively- adverbs used as adverbials
4) Here, therefore- adverbs used as adverbials, shared- attributive a
More on Phrases and Clauses
Where we are in this course and how
much we will get done before exam #1.
Exam #1 on Monday, 2/17
We will review for the exam on Wednesday
More sentence diagramming
Another point that can be illustrated with tree
diagrams: Ambiguous sentences
I saw the man with a telescope.
Is the man holding the telescope or see
the man through t
What is a clause?
A clause is a major structural unit of grammar
A clause generally contains an LVP
A clause can be finite or non-finite
Non-finite clauses include participle clauses (-ed and
ing) and infinitive clauses (to clauses
Ch. 6:Variation in the Verb Phrase
Tense; Aspect; Voice; Modality
A note on HW
HW#5 due Friday, March
Some types of variation
simple; perfect; progressive; perfect progressive
A note on HW
Since we are behind the syllabus, we will provide due
dates for the HW assignments through lectures.
HW#4 will make more sense after todays lecture.
Mondays lecture will be on multi-word verbs
HW#5 will be assigned