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Department
Linguistics
Course
LIN 205
Professor
Rui Chaves
Semester
Fall

Description
INTO TO GRAMMARGrammar System of rules that describe the possible patterns of language The abstract information that allows individuals to speak and understand a languageDescriptive Grammar Characterizes internalized linguistic knowledge Identifies rules of linguistic communication how wordssentences combine Discover generalizations about language find out what languages have in common Aims to discover rules that speakers subconsciously internalize and followPerspective Grammar Aims to avoid language corruption by condemning certain linguistic patterns that speakers regularly use Ending sentences w a preposition Rule from Latinignored because English doesnt have to follow Latin rules Splitting an infinitive Steve decided
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