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ENGL 464. English Syntax

Credits: 3
Department: English
Description: Application of modern linguistics to the description of English grammar, including an introduction to the theories and methods of structural and generative-transformational grammars.
Prerequisites: ENGL 361
Semester Offered: Fall
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Identify, describe, analyze, explain, and classify words hierarchically into their morphemic, parts of speech, phrasal categories, and clausal structures.
2. Identify, describe, analyze, and explain syntactic operations of rhetorical importance for writing and editing.
3. Identify, describe, analyze, and classify words according to their word formation processes.
4. Identify, describe, analyze, and explain the derivational patterns based on current theoretical perspectives.
5. Compare knowledge of English to other languages.

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