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Syntax

Sentence structure, how to put words together

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Entity

Subject

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Predicate

Verb + Objects

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XP

Spec, Head, Complement

IP (inflectional phrase): Inlf. (abstract, words that give tense) NP VP

NP: det, N

VP: V

PP: Prepositional Phrase

CP: Complementizer Phrase

 

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Things to Remember:

1. If there is a trace, you cannot contract words. If there is, you contract.

2. In relative clauses there is an IP within an NP

3. Wh-words are not complement, but NPs