EL5101 Grammatical Analysis 2021

Michael Yoshitaka ERLEWINE (mitcho)
mitcho@nus.edu.sg
Office hours: Mondays 1–2:30pm
 
In-person meetings are Tuesdays at 6pm, online
 
Syllabus PDF
 

Schedule

Week Meeting Submit before meeting Next topic Reading
1 Aug 10   Grammatical knowledge; constituency Chomsky 1986 ch. 1–2, CS2
2 Aug 17 First week survey Building structure CS3
3 Aug 24 PS1 Argument asymmetries, vP CS4
4 Aug 31   Subjects CS6.1–6.2; optional: McCloskey 1997
5 Sep 7 PS2 Intransitive subjects (filled) CS4.5, 6.4; optional: Perlmutter 1978
6 Sep 14 PS3 Case and agreement (filled) CS6.3; Pesetsky & Torrego 2011
Recess     (review, Test 1)  
7 Sep 28   Auxiliaries and head movement (filled) CS5
8 Oct 5 PS4 Embedded clauses CS8
9 Oct 12 PS5 V2 and wh-movement (filled) CS9
10 Oct 19   Long-distance movement CS10
11 Oct 26 PS6 Copies and Spell-Out  
12 Nov 2   (review)  
13 (Nov 9) Test 2 (finish language reports!)  
language report due Nov 12
 

CSn = section/chapter n in Adger 2003 Core Syntax