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I have been asked to analyze embedded sentences by means of a tree diagram and comment on the overall complexity? Can any one out there enlighten me as to the possible relevance this might have for a TESOL teacher taking a Diploma course?I teach Japanese students exclusively and they have enough problems with 'r' and 'l' sounds without delving into intellectual semantics. But if you can answer the question the following question I would really appreciate your input.

"How many embedded sentences are there in the following sentences?
1) Alice was just beginning to think to herself 'Now, what am I to do with this creature when I get it home? when it grunted again, so violently, that she looked down into its face in some alarm.
I would hazard a guess at 5. But the tree element?

2) This time there could be no mistake about it: it was neither more nor less than a pig, and she felt that it would be quite absurd for he to carry it any farther."

I'm setting my timer to see who will answer first - Alex Case, Scott Thornbury, David Nunan or a mere mortal EFL instructor.

"Can't see the wood for the" English teacher.
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Hi, I'd like to know if you got the answer for your post. Thanks, Carla
Hello Carla, do you have answer for this? I need this also. Thanks.
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would you tell us the answer , please?
hi there, it is complimentazer sentece as S (NP -VP)
if you want your question regarding embedded sentence and tree diagram just check this book "" an introduction to language by victoria framkin at google chapter 4 (( i am also tesoler ))
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Can't see the wood for the" English teacher.

anonymous I have been asked to analyze embedded sentences by means of a tree diagram and comment on the overall complexity? Can any one out there enlighten me as to the possible relevance this might have for a TESOL teacher taking a Diploma course?I teach Japanese students exclusively and they have enough problems with 'r' and 'l' sounds without delving into intellectual semantics. But if you can answer the question the following question I would really appreciate your input.
"How many embedded sentences are there in the following sentences?
1) Alice was just beginning to think to herself 'Now, what am I to do with this creature when I get it home? when it grunted again, so violently, that she looked down into its face in some alarm.
I would hazard a guess at 5. But the tree element?
2) This time there could be no mistake about it: it was neither more nor less than a pig, and she felt that it would be quite absurd for he to carry it any farther."
I'm setting my timer to see who will answer first - Alex Case, Scott Thornbury, David Nunan or a mere mortal EFL instructor.
"Can't see the wood for the" English teacher.