Outline for Unit 3: Nominals

(Weeks 7-11 February 26-March 9; March 19-23)

Monday Feb. 26


Class discussion: Structure of noun phrases, appositives
Read: Kolln chapt. 4
Due: chapt. 4 S for P even numbers only (diagram the sentences!)

Wednesday Feb. 28


Group work
Due: chapt. 4 S for P odd numbers only (diagram the sentences!)

Friday March 2


Class discussion: Nominal clauses (WH-clauses, clauses with expletive that, yes/no interrogatives); pronoun substitution test.

Due: Q for D 1

Monday March 5


Class discussion: gerunds (with and without explicit subjects), catenative verbs
Due: chapt. 4 Q for D 3

Wednesday March 7


Group work
Due: chapt. 4 Q for D 7

Friday March 9


Class discussion gerunds (with and without explicit subjects), catenative verbs
NO HOMEWORK

*** March 12-16 Spring Break ***

Monday March 19


Class discussion: infinitives (with and without explicit subjects); complementary infinitives
Due: Q for D 4

Wednesday March 21


Due: Q for D 5

Friday March 23


Class discussion: infinitives (with and without explicit subjects); complementary infinitives
NO HOMEWORK
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