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    • LCD 120: The Syntactic Structure of English I
      • Prof. Nadav Sabar ( [email_address] )
      • Office hours: by appointment
      • Text: English Grammar: Understanding the Basics , by Evelyn P. Altenberg and Robert M. Vago, Cambridge University Press, 2010
    • LCD 120: The Syntactic Structure of English I
      • Objective: To achieve familiarity and control over the major concepts of English grammar.
    • Syllabus
      • Week Topic
      • 1 Unit 1: Nouns
      • 2 Unit 2: Verbs
      • 3 Unit 3: Determiners
      • 4 Unit 4: Adjectives
      • Unit 5: Prepositions
      • 5 Unit 6: Conjunctions
      • Unit 8: Adverbs
      • 6 Unit 7: Pronouns
      • 7 Unit 9: Noun Phrases
      • Unit 10: Prepositional Phrases
      • Unit 11: Verb Phrases
      • 8 & 9 Unit 12: Auxiliary Phrases
      • 10 & 11 Unit 13: Subjects and Objects
      • 12 Unit 14: Compound Phrases
      • Unit 15: The Functions of Sentences
      • 13 Unit 16: Combining Sentences
      • 14 Unit 17: Related Sentences
    • Course Requirements
      • Attendance – TWO absences at most are allowed.
      • Latenesses – three latenesses count as an absence.
      • Regular homework assignments – Answer keys are in the book or in Blackboard (under “course materials”) for the “More practice” section.
      • Come to class prepared with any questions or difficulties arising from the homework.
      • Series of 12 quizzes on Wednesdays starting Sep. 7 th (no quiz on Oct. 12 th )  worth 70% of final grade. TWO quizzes with lowest grade will not be counted.
      • Final Exam- worth 30% of final grade.
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    • Jabberwocky Lewis Carroll
    • It was brillig, and the slithy toves  gyred and gimbled in the wabe.
    • It was brillig , and the slithy toves   gyred and gimbled in the wabe .
      • Snowing
      • Raining
      • Eating
      • Drinking
      • Sleeping
      Verbs It was _______ , and the slithy toves   gyred and gimbled in the wabe .
      • Monsters
      • Dragons
      • Dog
      • People
      • Toad
      Nouns It was brillig , and the slithy _______   gyred and gimbled in the wabe .
      • Dirty
      • Hungry
      • Drunk
      • Happy
      • Mad
      Adjectives It was brillig , and the _______ toves   gyred and gimbled in the wabe .
      • Parts of Speech :
      • Nouns
      • Verbs
      • Adjectives
      It was _______ , and the ______ ______ ______ and ______ in the _____ . It was brillig , and the slithy toves   gyred and gimbled in the wabe .
      • Parts of Speech :
      • Nouns
      • Verbs
      • Adjectives
      Example : It was raining , and the ugly toad jumped and danced in the pond . It was brillig , and the slithy toves   gyred and gimbled in the wabe .
    • How do we know what part of speech a word is?
      • For instance, what are nouns ?
      • Nouns are words that name a person , place , thing or idea .
      • But what tests can we use to determine what part of speech a word belongs to?
      • 1. The _______
      • Examples : the piano ; the tree ; the song
      • 2. His/her _______
      • Examples : his apple ; her books ; his country
      • 3. One/two _______
      • Examples : two theories ; one day ; two stars
      Tests for identifying nouns : If a word can appear here ______ , it is a noun :
    • Which of the following words are nouns? (use the tests to determine!) Flower When Beds Glass Said Slowly Factory Ticket Boxes Almost
    • Is any word below not a noun? Chairs Book Horse Child Plums Pillow Bicycle Bread Education Love Thought Health Happiness Idea leadership Imagination
    • Can you give a title to each column of nouns? Concrete Nouns Chairs Book Horse Child Plums Pillow Bicycle Bread Abstract Nouns Education Love Thought Health Happiness Idea leadership Imagination
      • What nouns cannot appear in each of the phrases below, and why?
      • Try to find 3-5 misfit nouns for each phrase and give them a title.
      • Is the newborn ________ male or female?
      • There’s only one ________ here.
      • The ________
      • There are too many ________
    • What kind of nouns cannot appear here, and why:
      • Is the newborn ________ male or female?
      • Inanimate Nouns
      • Examples:
      • Chairs, earth, water, picture, etc.
    • What kind of nouns cannot appear here and why:
      • There’s only one ______ here.
      • Plural Nouns
      • Examples:
      • Dogs, feet, people, men, children, analyses
    • What kind of nouns cannot appear here and why:
      • The ________
      • Proper Nouns
      • Examples:
      • Judy, Mt. Everest, New York, Mrs. Robinson
    • What kind of nouns cannot appear here and why:
      • There are too many ________
      • Noncount Nouns
      • Examples:
      • Rice, money, water, wine, milk, gold
    • Home Work for Unit 1- Nouns
      • Nouns: 1.2
      • Concrete/ Abstract: 2.1 – 2.6
      • Singular/ Plural: 3.1 – 3.2
      • Animate/ Inanimate: 4.1 – 4.2
      • Count / Noncount: 5.1 – 5.2
      • Proper/ Common: 6.1
    • Nouns- Review What tests are there for identifying nouns? What kind of nouns are there? What nouns don’t pass all the tests? Are these words nouns: him, I, she, they?
    • Identify the nouns
      • Their new house
      • Some foreign tourists
      • An endangered animal
      • Ten important ideas
    • 6. Chalk 7. Sand 8. Prisoner 9. Democracy 10. Whales
      • Poet
      • Zebra
      • Forest
      • Secretary
      • ant
      Animate or Inanimate?
    • Count or Noncount? Pebbles Thoughts Rice Logic tissue Children Representative Sunshine Oxygen Air Proper or Common? Africa Sunshine Pepsi Cola Aunt Helen Cousins PBS T.V. dad
    • Identify the nouns:
      • His very interesting article
      • Many digital photos
      • Our psychology professor
      • The court stenographer
      • The audience stared at the screen, fascinated by the action they were seeing.
      • The definition was in his dictionary.
      • A group of three generals sent the troops away
      • My mother acted in a play
      • You have to give her salary and benefits.
    • Identify the nouns: 10. Yesterday I caught a big trout. 11. There are many beautiful homes on this block. 12. His cousin fought in a brutal battle to free ninety hostages.
      • Count or Noncount?
      • The police will be here in a moment.
      • I need three glasses of water.
      • How much money do you make in an hour?
      • It takes effort to get a good grade in Mr. Man’s class.
      • Bread is a staple in western societies.
    • School house Grammar Rock- Noun