Gentleman and Good Linguistics Teacher Essay

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Portfolio for Foundation of Linguistics

For exercise 1
Consider the following words. Indicate by means of tree representations their constituent structure. If there is more than one, provide them accordingly. 1. Unfaithfulness
Un faithfulness faithful ness faith ful

1a. Unfaithfulness

Unfaithful ness UN faithful Faith ful

2. Underestimation

Under estimation Estimate tion

2a.Underestimation Un derestimation der estimation

3. Disconnected Disconnect Ed Dis connect

3a. Disconnected Dis connected Connect Ed

4. Gentlemanliness Gentle manly ness

Gentle man

4a. gentlemanliness
Gentleman li ness
Gentle ness Gentleness

Exercise 2 about preposition
Identify the category of each word in the sentence below.
[CP] The literature journalist will write his report about the book [C] The literature journalist will write his report about the book [DP] The [D] literature journalist will write his report about the book [AP] Literature [A] journalist will write his report about the book [NP] Journalist [N] will write his report about the book [tp] Will [T] write his report about the book [VP] Write [V] his report about the book [DP] His [D] report about the book [NP] Report [N] about the book [DP] About [D} the book [NP]
Exercise 3
Consider the phrases below and provide a syntactic tree structure for them stating the kind of phrase you have at every stage.

1. For that boy (PP] For [P] that boy [DP]
That [D] boy [NP] 2. Angry at his cousin [CP]
Angry [A] at his cousin [PP] At [P] his cousin [DP] His [D] cousin [NP]

3. Support for students (VP)
Support (V) for students (PP) For (P) students (NP)

Exercise 4
Consider the sentence below. Identify the VP and prove its constituency by providing a substitution test. How many substitutions are possible? My teacher will collect the work after Easter. Collect the work after Easter [VP] Collect the work [V] after Easter [PP] Collect [V] the work [DP] Substitutions: 1. We collect the work after Easter 2. She will collect the work after Easter 3. Tom will collect the work after Easter 4. My teacher will collect the work after Easter and ‘so’ will other teachers Exercise 5
Provide a tree representation for sentences below.
• Everyone should watch that movie [CP] [C] Everyone should watch that movie [TP] Should [T] watch that movie [VP] Watch (V) that movie [DP] That [D]…