Tuesday, February 6, 2018
Tuesday February 6: 108-123; do all of ex 5.2; one half of ex. 5.4; all of 5.5, half of 5.6, all of 5.7
Thursday February 8: Read 123-129. Do all of the first review exercise on page 129-130. Begin reviewing for Test One
Tuesday February 13: NO CLASS: Use this day to study
Thursday Feb 15: Review for Test One
February 20: Test One
In traditional grammar, pronouns are often classified with nouns. But a little thought shows us that nouns and pronouns have very different forms. Pronouns also function somewhat differently than nouns do.
A qualifier precedes an adjective or adverb, modifying it by increasing or decreasing its quality. In that respect, a qualifier is a kind of adverb (since it always modifies something other than a noun). However, it is not a true adverb, but a structure class word.
Monday, February 5, 2018
Sunday, January 28, 2018
Auxiliary verbs provide grammatical information about the main verb. Specifically, these verb indicate information about tense, mood, and voice. (We’ll talk about all of this in more depth later on.) You may have heard these verbs called “helping verbs.”
Thursday, January 25, 2018
So far, we have been looking at Form Class Words – nouns, verbs, adjectives, and adverbs. To review, form class words are words that can change their shape by accepting morphemes. So a noun, like dog, can become dogs; and an adjective like happy can become happier, or unhappy.