Linguistics: Verb and Concept Checking Questions Essay

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1. Generative Context A woman student in Brighton walked home by herself late at night and was mugged. She was carrying a lot of cash, didn’t tell her friends she was leaving the club and walked down some dark steps. The next day I criticised her actions.
2. Meaning

We use this form to express a critical attitude towards the past actions of someone else. (Advice after the event – Rosemary Aitken – Teaching Tenses – p. 138)
3. Form

(subject) + should (+ not) + have + past participle
4. Phonemic transcription, including marking the main stressed syllables

(Longman dictionary of contemporary English)
Particular attention needs to be paid to the weak form of “have” and, possibly there may need to be some revision of the various pronunciations of the “ed” ending of the past participle
5. Concept checking questions (with answers), and, where appropriate, time lines, diagrams, pictures, etc

Did she go home by herself? Yes
Was it dangerous? Maybe
Was it a good idea? No
Am I criticising her? Yes
Am I talking about the past or the future? The past

1. Generative Context A woman student in Brighton walked home by herself late at night and was mugged. She was carrying a lot of cash, didn’t tell her friends she was leaving the club and walked down some dark steps. The next day I criticised her actions.
2. Meaning

We use this form to express a critical attitude towards the past actions of someone else. (Advice after the event – Rosemary Aitken – Teaching Tenses – p. 138)
3. Form

(subject) + should (+ not) + have + past participle
4. Phonemic transcription, including marking the main stressed syllables

(Longman dictionary of contemporary English)
Particular attention needs to be paid to the weak form of “have” and, possibly there may need to be some revision of the various pronunciations of the “ed” ending of the past participle
5. Concept checking questions (with answers), and, where appropriate, time lines, diagrams, pictures, etc

Did she go home by herself? Yes
Was it dangerous? Maybe
Was it a good idea? No
Am I criticising her? Yes
Am I talking about the past or the future? The past

1. Generative Context A woman student in Brighton walked home by herself late at night and was mugged. She was carrying a lot of cash, didn’t tell her friends she was leaving the club and walked down some dark steps. The next day I criticised her actions.
2. Meaning

We use this form to express a critical attitude towards the past actions of someone else. (Advice after the event – Rosemary Aitken – Teaching Tenses – p. 138)
3. Form

(subject) + should (+ not) + have + past participle
4. Phonemic transcription, including marking the main stressed syllables

(Longman dictionary of contemporary English)
Particular attention needs to be paid to the weak form of “have” and, possibly there may need to be some revision of the various pronunciations of the “ed” ending of the past participle
5. Concept checking questions (with answers), and, where appropriate, time lines, diagrams, pictures, etc

Did she go home by herself? Yes
Was it dangerous? Maybe
Was it a good idea? No
Am I criticising her? Yes
Am I talking about the past or the future? The past

1. Generative Context A woman student in Brighton walked home by herself late at night and was mugged. She was carrying a lot of cash, didn’t tell her…