EL5101 Grammatical Analysis 2020

Michael Yoshitaka ERLEWINE (mitcho)
mitcho@nus.edu.sg
Office: AS5 06-09
Office hours: TBD
 
Classes are Fridays at 6pm, online.
 

Schedule

Day Topic Reading (before class) To submit (before class)
Aug 14 Grammatical knowledge; constituency  
Aug 21 Building structure Chomsky 1986 ch. 1–2; CS2, 3
Aug 28 Argument asymmetries, vP CS4
Sep 4 Subjects CS6.1–6.2; optional: McCloskey 1997  
Sep 11 More subjects CS4.5, 6.4; optional: Perlmutter 1998
Sep 18 Case and agreement CS6.3; Pesetsky & Torrego 2011  
Sep 25 Recess Week: No class  
Oct 2 Ergativity + Quiz 1    
Oct 9 Auxiliaries and head movement CS5
Oct 16 Embedded clauses CS5  
Oct 23 V2 and wh-movement  
Oct 30 More movement CS9  
Nov 6 TBA CS10
Nov 13 Review + Quiz 2    
Saturday, November 7: language report due
 

CSn = section/chapter n in Adger 2003 Core Syntax