ENG 235 Week 3 Syntax Worksheet

ENG 235 Week 3 Syntax Worksheet

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 ENG 235 Week 3 Syntax Worksheet
 

Complete the University of Phoenix Material: Syntax Worksheet.

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Syntax Worksheet

 

 

 

Task 1:  Parts of Speech
 

 

Identify the part of speech of the italicized word for the following sentences.

 

Parts of Speech:

 

NOUN, PRONOUN, VERB, ADJECTIVE, ADVERB, PREPOSITION, CONJUNCTION,        INTERJECTION

 

Example: It looks like it is going to rain later today.           VERB

 

 

 

 

 

The concert ticket costs $56 per person.
 

 

 

 

 

 

Look! The performers are coming on stage now.
 

 

 

 

 

 

I am glad that I had coffee before this concert, because it was sleep-inducing.
 

 

 

 

 

 

She played the violin well. I will give her that, but her facial expression was a bit obnoxious.
 

 

 

 

 

 

The program is a bit too new-agey for my taste.
 

 

 

 

 

 

Pfft! How about too long? Four and a half hours of non-stop melisma.  Who does that?
 

 

 

 

 

 

No, I think the band was great, and I think you are all too critical!
 

 

 

 

Task 2:  Syntactic Analysis
 

 

Identify the syntactic constituent of the underlined portion in each of the following sentences.

 

Example: The New York bound train is scheduled to leave at 9:40 a.m.     Noun Phrase

 

 

 

 

 

Some parents feel that teenagers are nowadays spending too much time in social media.
 

 

 

 

 

 

Some parents feel that teenagers are nowadays spending too much time in social media.
 

 

 

 

 

 

Scientists have discovered that water exists in Mars.
 

 

 

 

 

 

Scientists have discovered that water exists in Mars.
 

 

 

 

 

 

Point Rosee in Newfoundland, Canada, is a dig site that could potentially show that the Norse might have reached North America about a thousand years ago.
 

 

 

 

 

 

Point Rosee in Newfoundland, Canada, is a dig site that could potentially show that the Norse might have reached North America about a thousand years ago.
 

 

 

 

Task 3:  Adverbial Phrases
 

 

Insert the given adverbial phrase into the sentence below. Create as many natural sentences as you can.

 

Example:

 

Adverbial Phrase: Happily

Sentence:  The young girl is singing and swinging at the same time in the park.

 

Happily, the young girl is singing and swinging at the same time in the park.

The young girl is happily singing and swinging at the same time in the park.

 

 

 

 

 

Adverbial Phrase: Today
 

 

Sentence:  “John made a tuna salad sandwich.”

 

 

 

 

 

Adverbial Phrase: Only
 

 

Sentence:  The two-door silver sedan is the car that I want.

 

 

 

 

 

Adverbial Phrase: In a civilized and equitable manner
 

 

Sentence:  Political debates are conducted.

 

 

 

 

 

Adverbial Phrase: Too
 

 

Sentence: The doctor is happy to report that both the mother and the twins are all healthy.

 
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