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LING 4410 (3-3-0) Principles of Grammatical Analysis
The course is taught in successive "a" and "b." By the end of Principles of Grammatical Analysis (a), students should be able to write a brief description of a grammatical topic; identify constituent structure, syntactic categories and grammatical relations within a sentence; analyze data in terms of a set of phrase structure rules and a lexicon; distinguish between indicative, imperative and interrogative sentences; distinguish between types of objects and obliques and analyze the structure of noun phrases and verb phrases. By the end of Principles of Grammatical Analysis (b) students will be able to write a brief description of a grammatical topic, divide words into constituent morphemes, distinguish between inflectional and derivational morphemes, analyze case and agreement systems and identify passive and recursive structures.
Prerequisite: LING 4410(a).