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How Do Natives Perceive Words In Complex...

I guess I’m going to go pretty deep with this question, and I feel it’s going to be hard to explain my point, so I’m asking you to put some effort into trying to understand the...

Using 'For Suppose'.

Do you see any problem with the use of "for suppose" below? "Any general comment made about the war in Iraq would be misguided. For suppose a person said that it wasn't about...

Phrasal Categories?

The central assumption underpinning syntactic analysis in traditional grammar is that phrases and sentences are built up of a series of constituents , each of which belongs to...

M.A.English?

what are the similarities between traditional grammar and structural grammar?

Connotations Questions

Hello, I am working on a project and we need to name a production we have created. The name tbat suits our needs and all agrees on is "Aleph". We did research the meanings of...

Question On Syntax

hi all i am doing self study on english syntax. I found out that none of the syntax textbook contains what is called participle sentence (sentences start with Ving or Ven). Does...

Transitive Or Copular Verb?

Dear teachers, Would you please tell me what type of verb phrase is " are to be found " in the following sentence? (transitive or copular?) I know that only transitive verbs can...

Questionnaire

Hello, I'm a young researcher from Russia) I make a research about British school slang in last and this century in Cherepovets State University. Please, write what words you used...

Noun Phrase Problems

Dear all, I have got some questions concerning Noun Phrase Modification. 1. What are the NPs in this passage and what is head, determiner and modifier? 14 per cent only...

What Is The Underlying Representation...

I'm stuck at the fourth exercise of David Odden's Introducing Phonology. It's about underlying representations. Link: I have such a difficult task with finding underlying representations...

Contraction & "I Have To". ?

Does your variety of English permit contraction here? I have (I've) to be there before the boss tomorrow.

Survey On Different Conceptualizations...

We are a group of Polish philosophers who are particularly interested in a relatively new and rapidly developing branch of philosophy, the so-called experimental philosophy (X...

English Grammar Analysis?

1. Will the performance of the first wave of schools choosing to become academies be the same for those subsequently forced to become academies? 2. For sponsored academies, it...

Who's Learning Indian English?

Would one ever see an advert such as this in an American newspaper or job website? Posted 29 April 2006 Indian English teachers Are you interested in teaching Indian English...

Of-Construction?

Dear teachers, Would you please tell me if the following sentence construction is correct, and how it should be analysed? Tom is not aware of the difficulties of her situation...

Difference Between 'Thesis' And 'Dissertation...

Could someone please help me find the difference between these two words: Thesis / Dissertation. Thanks ever so much, Tutapana [K]

Bloom's Taxonomy?

Hi. I have some questions about Bloom's Taxonomy, for which I couldn't find answers. What is learning according to Bloom's Taxonomy? What's the relation between the stages of...

Orphaned, At What Age?

At what age would one stop being labeled an orphan? I mean, if one's parents died when one was over 20, for example, could one still be called an orphan?

How Many Tenses Are There In English Language...

I was told that there are twelve tenses in English: 1: Simple Present Tense 2: Present Perfect Tense 3: Present Progressive Tense 4: Present Perfect Progressive Tense...

About Sonnet 18?

I' m a junior teacher about to teach Shakespeare's Sonnet 18, below are my questions. 1. How to pronounce "grow'st", ow'st", and "dimm'd" ? And what do , (d) and wand'rest mean...

Need HELP Identifying Language

I have an article from an unknown source and I wish to know what language it is in so I may translate it. From the research I've attempted, it seems to be an amalgamation of an...

When Is It The First Time In English ...

Please explain me. When is it the first time in English to attach 's' to the main verb? or Is it adapted rule from other languages?

Participles And Verb Tenses?

I'm seventy-eight, and I speak and write at a level most people would consider educated; HOWEVER, having some spare time on my hands, I thought I would attempt to get a handle...

History Of English?

Guys, I'm doing a test and two quesions make me really confused. Can anyone help? The questions are as follow: 1. The first step towards a complete change of the English grammar...

Languages Without Tense ?

I would like to know if there are any languages in the world in which the only existing tense is the present tense? I mean the language which doesn't possess any past or future...
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