Outline for Unit 2: The English Verb System

(Weeks 5-6 February 12-February 23)

Monday Feb. 12


Class discussion: tense, aspect, mood; verb strings; active vs. passive
Read: Kolln chapt. 3
Due: chapt. 2 S for P even numbers only

Wednesday Feb. 14


Group work
Due: chapt. 3 S for P odd numbers only

Friday Feb. 16


Class discussion: active vs. passive
Due: chapt. 3 Q for D 1, 2

Monday Feb. 19


Class discussion: passives ctd.; AAVE verb system
Due: chapt. 3 Q for D 4, 5

Wednesday Feb. 21


Group work
Due: chapt. 3 Q for D 6

Friday Feb. 23


Class discussion: conjoined VPs and elliptical VPs.
Due: chapt. 3 Q for D 8


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