Preliminaries The Power of Beginnings Practice with Terminology Analyzing and Reporting Yes/No Questions, Imperatives, Negatives, and Content Questions Sentences for Analysis
Jon Jonz [+]
Texas A & M University
Jon Jonz is Professor Emeritus of English in the Department of Literature and Languages at Texas A&M University-Commerce, where he taught General Linguistics, Modern Grammar, Structure of English, Language Acquisition and Processing and Psycholinguistics. He is the author of studies in language testing, first- and second-language discourse features, bilingualism, text cohesion and basic writing. His work in language testing won the international TESOL Distinguished Research Award. He was the longtime editor of the Southwest Journal of Linguistics and, with John W. Oller, Jr. is the coauthor and coeditor of Cloze and Coherence.
This chapter focuses on the several functions of English-language clauses, each of which depends on features of the verb group, introduced in the previous chapter.