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Grammar II presents…Grammar II presents…
Multi-word verbsMulti-word verbsVerb + particleCharacteristicsIdiomatic meaningParticle movementWh question formation
Multi-word verbsMulti-word verbsfallinto4categoriesPHRASALVERBSPHRASAL-PREPOSITIONALVERBSOTHERCONSTRUCTIONS??PREPOSITIONAL...
BEWAREBEWARE ofof FreeFreeCombinationsCombinations !!!!!!Prepositional verbsWe called on the Deanverb + prepLexical meanin...
Difference betweenDifference betweenphrasal verbs and prepositional verbsphrasal verbs and prepositional verbsMorphologic...
Let’s consider these 2 examples…Let’s consider these 2 examples…LOOKupI usually look up words in thedictionaryLOOK ATHe co...
From the point of view ofFrom the point of view of morphology…morphology…Look upVerb + adverbLook atVerb + preposition
From the point of view ofFrom the point of view of Semantics…Semantics…Look upThe meaning of the verbcannot be predicted f...
From the point of view ofFrom the point of view of Syntax…Syntax…Look upI usually look up words in the dictionaryI usually...
From the point of view ofFrom the point of view of Phonology…Phonology…Look upLook úpLook atLóok at
Phrasal-prepositional verbsPhrasal-prepositional verbsVERB ADVERB PREPOSITION
Other multi-word constructions??Other multi-word constructions??Verb + prepositional phraseThe triumph came as a surpriseV...
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  1. 1. Grammar II presents…Grammar II presents…
  2. 2. Multi-word verbsMulti-word verbsVerb + particleCharacteristicsIdiomatic meaningParticle movementWh question formation
  3. 3. Multi-word verbsMulti-word verbsfallinto4categoriesPHRASALVERBSPHRASAL-PREPOSITIONALVERBSOTHERCONSTRUCTIONS??PREPOSITIONALVERBS
  4. 4. BEWAREBEWARE ofof FreeFreeCombinationsCombinations !!!!!!Prepositional verbsWe called on the Deanverb + prepLexical meaning (visit)Passive voice is possibleWh questions: what/ whoFree combinationsWe called after lunchverb + prep?No lexical meaningPassive voice is NOT possibleWh questions: when/where
  5. 5. Difference betweenDifference betweenphrasal verbs and prepositional verbsphrasal verbs and prepositional verbsMorphologicalSemanticalSyntacticalPhonological
  6. 6. Let’s consider these 2 examples…Let’s consider these 2 examples…LOOKupI usually look up words in thedictionaryLOOK ATHe couldn’t help looking atthe beautiful woman
  7. 7. From the point of view ofFrom the point of view of morphology…morphology…Look upVerb + adverbLook atVerb + preposition
  8. 8. From the point of view ofFrom the point of view of Semantics…Semantics…Look upThe meaning of the verbcannot be predicted fromthe meaning of eachindividual word“ to search fo r and find”Look atThe meaning of the multi-part verb can be deducedby analysing the meaningsof its parts“ To emplo y o nes sight in a givendirection o r o n a given o bject “
  9. 9. From the point of view ofFrom the point of view of Syntax…Syntax…Look upI usually look up words in the dictionaryI usually look words up in the dictionaryI usually look them up in the dictionaryWRONG!!!!!I usually look up them in the dictionaryThe words up which I usually lookUp which words do you usually look?I usually look hastily up words in the dic…Look atHe couldn’t help looking at the beautiful womanHe couldn’t help looking at herHe couldn’t help looking carefully at her.The woman at whom he couldn’t help lookingAt which woman couldn’t he help looking?WRONG!!!!He couldn’t help looking the beautiful woman atHe couldn’t help looking her at
  10. 10. From the point of view ofFrom the point of view of Phonology…Phonology…Look upLook úpLook atLóok at
  11. 11. Phrasal-prepositional verbsPhrasal-prepositional verbsVERB ADVERB PREPOSITION
  12. 12. Other multi-word constructions??Other multi-word constructions??Verb + prepositional phraseThe triumph came as a surpriseVerb + verbHe was reluctant to let him goVerb + NPLet’s have a look at this?

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