Семінар 4

SEMINAR 4

SYNTAX. DIFFERENT APPROACHES TO ANALYZING SYNTACTIC UNITS. THE WORD-GROUP THEORY

PROBLEMS FOR DISCUSSION:

1. ​ Syntax as part of grammar. Syntactic theories. Syntactic notions.

2. ​ Traditional approaches to analyzing syntactic units.

3. ​ Modern approaches to analyzing syntactic units.

4. ​ The word-group theory: different approaches, principles of classifications. Means of grammatical connection of word-groups in English and Ukrainian.

5. ​  The Noun-phrase (NP).

a) ​ NP with pre-posed adjuncts, peculiarities of pre-modification.

b) ​ NP with post-posed adjuncts, peculiarities of post-modification.

6. ​ The Verb-phrase (VP): different classifications. Nominal, adverbial and mixed complementation.

7. ​ Predicative word-groups. Gerundial, infinitive and participial phrases.

8. ​ Practical assignments.

MATERIAL TO USE:

1.​ Lectures.

2.​ Volkova L.M. Theoretical Grammar of English: Modern Approach / L.M.Volkova. – К.: Освіта України, 2009.

3.​ Blokh M.Y. A Course in Theoretical English Grammar / M.Y.Blokh. – М.: Высшая школа, 1983. – P. 229-232.

4.​ Ilysh B.A. The Structure of Modern English / B.A.Ilysh. – Л.: Просвещение,1971. – P. 196-230.

5.​ Morokhovskaya E.J. Fundamentals of Theoretical Grammar of English / E.J. Morokhovskaya. – К.: Вища школа, 1984. – P. 196-230.

6.​ Бархударов Л.С. Структура простого предложения современного английского языка / Л.С.Бархударов. – М.: Высшая школа, 1975. – С. 46-110, 113-114.

7.​ Иванова И.П., Бурлакова В.В., Почепцов Г.Г. Теоретическая грамматика современного английского языка / И.П.Иванова, В.В.Бурлакова, Г.Г.Почепцов. – М.: Высшая школа, 1981. – C. 136 – 144, 154 – 159.

8.​ Volkova L.M. Theoretical Grammar Practice / L.M.Volkova. – К.: Освіта України, 2011. – P. 83-96.