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THE STRATA OF ENGLISH

How sounds (well, phonemes) are combined into morphemes and morphemes into words and finally into whole texts - see also Die Sprache


PART ONE
THE SENTENCE


1. Major sentences
1.1 The parts of the sentence
1.1.1 The seven basic sentence types - see also Linguistik und Schulgrammatik
SV-sentences
SVO-sentences
SVSC-sentences
SVA-sentences
SVOO-sentences
SVOOC-sentences
SVOA sentences
 1.1.2 Some basic sentence types compared
SVO-sentences: to-infinitive or ing-form?
SVOOC-sentences: infinitive or ing-form?
SVOO-sentences and SVOA-sentences
1.1.3 Free adverbials
1.2 Wordorder
1.2.1 The order of the necessary parts
1.2.2 The position of the free parts
1.2.3 Inversion
1.3 Sentence types
1.3.1 WH-sentences and normal sentences
1.3.2 Questions and statements
1.3.3 Negative and affirmative sentences
1.3.4 Stressed and neutral sentences
1.3.5 Passive and active sentences
1.3.6 'Commands'

2. Minor sentences
2.1 Sv-sentences
2.2 Non-finite sentences
2.2.1 Ing-form sentences
2.2.2 To-infinitive sentences
2.2.3 Infinitive sentences
2.2.4 Participle sentences
2.3 Verbless sentences

3. Block language


    PART TWO
BELOW THE SENTENCE

1. The subclause
2. The group
3. The phrase
4. The word
4.1 Wordbuilding
4.2 Nouns
4.3 Articles
4.4 Adjectives
4.5 Verbs
4.5.1 Full verbs and auxiliary verbs
4.5.2 Full verbs
The finite forms of the full verb
The non-finite forms of the full verb see also Der Infinitiv, der gar keiner ist
4.5.3 Modal auxiliary verbs - see also Do und will sind auch Modal Auxiliaries
do
will
can
may
must
shall
need
dare
ought
used
4.5.4 The 'tenses' - see also Tempus - gibt's das überhaupt?
The elements of the verbal part
Past and present forms
Continuous and simple forms
Perfect and ordinary forms
Passive and active forms
Modal phrases and non-modal phrases
4.6 Adverbs
4.7 Particles
4.8 Connectors
5. The morpheme
6. The phoneme
PART THREE
ABOVE THE SENTENCE

  1. Sentence combinations
  2. The paragraph -  see also Grundstrukturen des Paragraphs
  3. The communicateme: Dialogue patterns - see also   Grundstrukturen des Kommunikatems
APPENDIX I
Simple structures combined
Chains
Appositional structures

APPENDIX  II

          Direct, reported and narrated speech - see also Die Indirekte Rede im Englischen und das Past Morphem

APPENDIX  III
          Writing

APPENDIX  IV
           Lists of verbs and valence types

GLOSSARY

INDEX

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Last updated 12.10.2009
Burkhard Leuschner