Analyzing the Grammar of English

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1aUtterance, Sentence, and Clause2
1bThe Twelve English Vowel Phonemes20
1cWords Exemplifying the English Vowel Phonemes' Sounds21
1dCorrelation of Stress and Schwa21
1eVoiceless and Voiced Consonant Pairs22
1fThe Twenty-Four English Consonant Phonemes22
2aThe Fourteen Active Voice Compound (and the Two Simple) Verb Tenses42
3aPresence of do-Insertion56
3bAbsence of do-Insertion57
3cTag Questions: The Tree65
3dTag Questions: The Outline65
3eTag Questions: The Examples and the Explanations66
4aThe Perimodals81
4bThe Eight Modality Types and Their Representative Modal Verbs83
4cSimple and Compound Tenses in the Passive Voice96
4dThe Syntax of GET Passives and BE Passives104
4eThe Various Types of Conditionality107
5aGrammatical Gender: English Compared with Spanish114
5bGenitive versus Partitive in Expressions of Possession115
5cThe Mass Noun/Count Noun Distinction: Potential Environments126
5dThe English Personal Pronoun System130
5eThe English Demonstratives136
6aThe Ordering of Prenominal Attributive Adjectives147
6bThe Twenty Types of Relative Clauses159
7aDifferent Ways of Expressing Emphasis179
8aThe Structure of a Coordinate Sentence189
8bThe Structure of a Subordinate Sentence189
8cThe Structure of Multiple Complementing with that-Clauses191
8dThe Structure of an Equi-Deletion198
8eEqui-Deletion Complements in the Passive Voice199
8fInfinitive Complement with Raising to Object200

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