EL5101 Grammatical Analysis 2020

Michael Yoshitaka ERLEWINE (mitcho)
mitcho@nus.edu.sg
Office hours: Tuesdays 10:30am
 
In-person meetings are Fridays at 6pm, online.
 
Syllabus PDF
 

Schedule

Week Topic Reading Meeting Submit before
1 Course intro   Aug 14  
2 Grammatical knowledge; constituency Chomsky 1986 ch. 1–2, CS2 Aug 21 Survey
3 Building structure CS3 Aug 28 PS1
4 Argument asymmetries, vP CS4 Sep 4  
5 Subjects CS6.1–6.2; optional: McCloskey 1997 Sep 11 PS2
6 Intransitive subjects CS4.5, 6.4; optional: Perlmutter 1978 Sep 18 PS3
Recess Test 1 Sep 25      
7 Case and agreement CS6.3; Pesetsky & Torrego 2011 Oct 2  
8 Auxiliaries and head movement CS5 Oct 9 PS4
9 Embedded clauses TBD Oct 16 PS5
10 V2 and wh-movement TBD Oct 23  
11 More movement CS9 Oct 30 PS6
12 TBD / Review TBD Nov 6  
13 Test 2 (to be scheduled)   Nov 13  
Saturday, November 7: language report due
 

CSn = section/chapter n in Adger 2003 Core Syntax