An Introduction to English Sentence Structure - Clauses, Markers, Missing Elements - Jon Jonz

An Introduction to English Sentence Structure - Clauses, Markers, Missing Elements - Jon Jonz

Preliminaries Noun Groups Putting Units Together Practice with Terminology Analyzing and Reporting Noun Groups Sentences for Analysis

An Introduction to English Sentence Structure - Clauses, Markers, Missing Elements - Jon Jonz

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.

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This chapter explores noun groups and how they perform functions almost everywhere in a clause: as attributes in attributive processes, locations in locative processes, complements to preposition groups in prepositional phrases (objects of the preposition), circumstances, and as participants.

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Jonz, Jon. Preliminaries Noun Groups Putting Units Together Practice with Terminology Analyzing and Reporting Noun Groups Sentences for Analysis. An Introduction to English Sentence Structure - Clauses, Markers, Missing Elements. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 123-140 Feb 2014. ISBN 9781845531461. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=19953. Date accessed: 21 Jul 2024 doi: 10.1558/equinox.19953. Feb 2014

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