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Grao en Inglés: Estudos Lingüísticos e Literarios
 Subjects
  English Grammar
   Contents
Topic Sub-topic
1. Introduction 1.1. Course aims
1.2. Descriptive vs prescriptive approaches to the study of English
1.3. Basic mistakes to be avoided
1.4. Grammar and style
2. Basic concepts 2.1. Levels of analysis. The hierarchy of grammatical units
2.2. The difference between function and category
2.3. Basic terminology

3. Description of grammatical units 3.1 The verb phrase: types, structure, tense, aspect, mood and types of verbs.
3.2 The noun phrase: structure and elements. Gender and number. The genitive case. Pronouns.
3.3. Adverb and adjective phrases: characteristics, differences, structure and functions.
3.4. Prepositions and conjunctions
4. Clause structure 4.1. Types of clauses
4.1. Canonical and non-canonical clauses
4.2. Information packaging in the clause
5. Word formation processes 5.1 Derivation or affixation
5.2 Compounding
5.3 Conversion or zero derivation
5.4 Other processes
6. Introduction to Corpus Linguistics 6.1. Basics
6.2. Creation of a corpus
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