English Grammar E 360K Week 1 Notes
English Grammar E 360K Week 1 Notes E360K
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This 1 page Class Notes was uploaded by Courteney Feld on Sunday January 24, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to E360K at University of Texas at Austin taught by Dr. L Hinrichs in Spring 2016. Since its upload, it has received 16 views. For similar materials see English Grammar in Foreign Language at University of Texas at Austin.
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E 360K English Grammar Week 1 Brief Notes Descriptive Grammar describes which constructions are possible according to the language rules describes the way the language is used not how it s should be used gt Involves research and debate Prescriptive grammar articulates what is good style how the language should or ought to be used gt Opinion and obscure social process gt Built around myths gt Pet peeve becomes a rule Syntax sentence rules grammar Morphology how words are put together Semantics focus on the meaning of words Ex vagueness and hyperbole Pragmatics rules of what is appropriate in certain social contexts Ex quotShe gave it to mequot vs quotShe gave it to lquot quotIt s mequot vs quotIt is lquot quotShe gave it to my sister and mequot vs quotShe gave it to my sister and lquot quotme and my sisterquot vs quotmy sister and lquot
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