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  1. 1. http://Luanvanviet.com Tìm Luận văn Nhớ đến Luận Văn Việt. Hotline: 0979.170.170Luận văn, báo cáo, đề tài, đồ án, tiểu luận, khóa luận, tài liệu có tên là: Semantic and syntactic functions of English adjectives – A contrastive analysis with their Vietnamese equivalents Đề cương mã số:12027 TABLE OF CONTENTSAcknowledgementsAbbreviationsChapter I: INTRODUCTION........................................................1 1.1 Rationale..................................................................................................1 1.2 Aims of the study....................................................................................2 1.3 Scope of the study..................................................................................2 1.4 Methods of the study..............................................................................2 1.5 Design of the study.................................................................................3Chapter II: AN OVERVIEW OF ENGLISH ADJECTIVES.....4 2.1 What is an adjective?...............................................................................4 2.2 Semantic function of English adjectives.................................................5 2.2.1 Stative and dynamic adjectives........................................................5 2.2.2 Gradable and non- gradable adjectives............................................6 2.3 Syntactic functions of English adjectives................................................9 2.3.1 Attributive adjectives.....................................................................10 2.3.2 Predicative adjectives.....................................................................12 2.3.3 Adjectives function as head of a noun phrase................................14 2.3.3.1 Well- known groups................................................................15 2.3.3.2 Adjectives referring to abstract ideas......................................16 Hệ thống Website: Thông tin Liên hệ Ban biên tập:● http://Luanvanviet.com Hotline trực tiếp: 0979.170.170 (Mr. Huy)● http://choluanvan.vn Yahoo Chat: Luanvanviet● http://tailuanvan.com Email: Luanvanviet@gmail.com
  2. 2. 2.2.5 Exclamatory adjective sentence.....................................................19 2.4 Summary...............................................................................................20Chapter III: A NEW APPROACH TO SEMANTIC ANDSYNTACTIC FUNCTIONS OF ENGLISH ADJECTIVES....21 3.1 Classification of English adjectives in terms of their usage..................21 3.2. Classification in terms of their semantic function................................26 3.2.1 Gradable and non-gradable adjectives...........................................26 3.2.2 Stative and dynamic adjectives......................................................27 3.3 Classification in terms of syntactic functions.......................................29 3.3.1 Attributive......................................................................................29 3.3.1.1 Adjectives as premodification.................................................29 3.3.1.2 Adjectives as postmodification...............................................30 3.3.2 Predicative......................................................................................31 3.3.3 Adjectives as head of a noun phrase..............................................32 3.3.4 Supplementary adjective clause.....................................................33Chapter IV: A CONTRASTIVE ANALYSIS BETWEEN ENGLISHAND VIETNAMESE ADJECTIVES..........................................35 4.1 Some features of contrastive analysis in learning a foreign language. .35 4.2 An overview of Vietnamese adjectives.................................................35 4.3 A contrastive analysis between English and Vietnamese adjectives....37 4.3.1 Similarities in terms of syntactic functions of adjectives both in English and Vietnamese.......................................................................................37 4.3.1.1 Attributive and predicative......................................................37 4.3.1.2 Premodifiers and postmodifiers..............................................38 4.3.2 Differences between English and Vietnamese adjs........................39 4.3.2.1 In terms of syntactic function..................................................39 4.3.2.2 In terms of their order..............................................................43 4.4 Summary...............................................................................................45 Hệ thống Website: Thông tin Liên hệ Ban biên tập:● http://Luanvanviet.com Hotline trực tiếp: 0979.170.170 (Mr. Huy)● http://choluanvan.vn Yahoo Chat: Luanvanviet● http://tailuanvan.com Email: Luanvanviet@gmail.com
  3. 3. Chapter V: CONCLUSION..........................................................46 Hệ thống Website: Thông tin Liên hệ Ban biên tập:● http://Luanvanviet.com Hotline trực tiếp: 0979.170.170 (Mr. Huy)● http://choluanvan.vn Yahoo Chat: Luanvanviet● http://tailuanvan.com Email: Luanvanviet@gmail.com
  4. 4. Chapter I INTRODUCTION1.1 Rationale Nowadays, English is considered as one of the most popular language foreveryone all over the world. There are many problems in learning English aslistening, speaking, reading, writing, Grammar, lexicology, etc. Grammar plays avery important role in English, it is not easy for English learners to study.Moreover, learners are affected by their mother tongue during the process ofstudying that cause much confusion to them. However, it is not so difficult thatEnglish learners can not study because English grammar is also systematic. In grammar, Adjective is one of essential parts of speech to form a sentence. Adjective is frequently used in daily life such as describing things, objects,… or expressing feeling, emotion, etc. As well known, English adjectives are diversified in many forms, meanings as well as usages. It takes learners quite a long time to understand grammar deeply, especially adjectives. It therefore seems that the semantic and syntactic function of adjectives are still too difficult for students. So the writer researches the semantic and syntactic function of Englishadjectives with the hope that the writer’s graduation paper will contribute a smallpart on enriching the source of materials, and it hopes that students be able tofurther understand about semantic and syntactic function of English adjectives aswell as partly avoid making errors when studying these matters. In the writer’s pointof view in order to use English effectively, studying grammar is essentialrequirement because English Grammar is one of the most difficult subject. It is saidthat study of English grammar could improve the ability of rest skills like listening,speaking, reading, writing, … Mastering English grammar helps us to use thelanguage correctly and effectively. That is why the writer chooses studying Englishgrammar for the graduation paper, particularly adjectives in English. The writer Hệ thống Website: Thông tin Liên hệ Ban biên tập:● http://Luanvanviet.com Hotline trực tiếp: 0979.170.170 (Mr. Huy)● http://choluanvan.vn Yahoo Chat: Luanvanviet● http://tailuanvan.com Email: Luanvanviet@gmail.com
  5. 5. decided to do a study focusing on semantic and syntactic functions of Englishadjective, apart from that making a contrastive analysis with their Vietnameseequivalents. The writer hopes that this thesis will be helpful for the learners in theirstudying and after reading the graduation paper, many students will be interested insearching and developing this topic in order that the matter of semantic andsyntactic function of English adjectives will be clearer and more well-provided thanthose presented in the graduation paper.1.2 Aims of the study In the frame of the graduation paper, the writer would like to focus on: - Making a general view on definition of adjectives in general and focusingon discussing matters in relation to semantic and syntactic functions of Englishadjectives in particular. - Classifying ten kinds of English adjectives in terms of usage. - Making a contrastive analysis between English adjectives and theirVietnamese equivalents.1.3 Scope of the study English grammar is a large field that can not be mentioned all, therefore, thewriter only mentioned to some small problems of English grammar, that is Englishadjectives. In the frame of the study, this graduation paper deals with the semantic andsyntactic functions of English adjectives, especially the classification of adjectivesemantic features in terms of usage as well as presents a contrastive analysisbetween English adjectives with their Vietnamese equivalents.1.4 Methods of the study Hệ thống Website: Thông tin Liên hệ Ban biên tập:● http://Luanvanviet.com Hotline trực tiếp: 0979.170.170 (Mr. Huy)● http://choluanvan.vn Yahoo Chat: Luanvanviet● http://tailuanvan.com Email: Luanvanviet@gmail.com
  6. 6. This study mainly based on scientific theories about English adjectives, thewriter has to collect materials and finds the most suitable ones to systematize aswell as analyze them. The main methods of the graduation paper are: Firstly, descriptive method is used to describe and make a general overviewof English adjectives in terms of their semantic and syntactic functions. Secondly, statistic method is used to gather information about Englishadjectives, apart from that giving the study point of view of this thesis. Finally, contrastive analysis method is used to make a comparison betweenEnglish adjectives and their Vietnamese equivalents.1.5 Design of the study To gain the above goals, the graduation paper is divided into five chaptersand a reference. Chapter I is the introduction, including the reasons for choosing the title,aims and objectives, scope, methods and design of the study. Chapter II introduces an overview of English adjectives with the definitionof adjectives and their semantic and syntactic functions of English adjectives. Chapter III is a study to a new approach to semantic and syntactic functionsof English adjectives. Chapter IV is contrastive analysis between English adjectives and theirVietnamese equivalents, point out the similarities and differences of Englishadjectives. Chapter V is the conclusion part, gives brief finding of all the abovesections. references come at the end of the graduation paper. Hệ thống Website: Thông tin Liên hệ Ban biên tập:● http://Luanvanviet.com Hotline trực tiếp: 0979.170.170 (Mr. Huy)● http://choluanvan.vn Yahoo Chat: Luanvanviet● http://tailuanvan.com Email: Luanvanviet@gmail.com
  7. 7. Đề cương được trích dẫn từ toàn văn tài liệu tại http://Luanvanviet.comQuý độc giả có nhu cầu tham khảo toàn bộ tài liệu có thể đặt mua tài liệu này từ thư viện.Để biết thêm chi tiết, vui lòng truy cập website Luận Văn Việt :http://Luanvanviet.com/datmua.phpXin chân thành cảm ơn quý độc giả đã quan tâm đến thư viện trong thời gian vừa qua.Hotline: 0979.170.170 (Mr. Huy)Email: Luanvanviet@gmail.comHệ thống Website: http://Luanvanviet.com http://Choluanvan.vn http://Choluanvan.org http://Timluanvan.org http://Tailuanvan.com http://Thuvienluanvan.org Hệ thống Website: Thông tin Liên hệ Ban biên tập:● http://Luanvanviet.com Hotline trực tiếp: 0979.170.170 (Mr. Huy)● http://choluanvan.vn Yahoo Chat: Luanvanviet● http://tailuanvan.com Email: Luanvanviet@gmail.com

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