identify the word formation processes

identify the word formation processes

Can you identify the word formation processes involved in producing each of the underlined words (coinage, borrowing, compounding, blending,

Chapter 5
Can you identify the word formation processes involved in producing each of the underlined words (coinage, borrowing, compounding, blending, clipping, conversion, acronyms, derivation—prefix, suffix, infix)?

I don’t know. Why don’t you google it?
There will be some real crazies out on the town tonight!
We can watch it on DVD.
Let’s get a pretzel!
That’s really fandamntastic!
Did you get the fax I sent?
Is this your backpack?
They were speaking Spanglish.

Chapter 6
1. Identify the free and bound morphemes in these words:

a. disrespectful

b. carelessness

c. ineffective

2. What are the functional morphemes in this sentence?
At the bus stop in the morning, the old man had an umbrella and a large plastic bag full of books.

3. Identify all the morphemes in the following sentence (functional/lexical;

inflectional/derivational)

The child’s wildness shocked the teachers.

Chapter 7
4. Identify all the parts of speech in this sentence (e.g., woman = noun):
The baby girl was born in a hospital in the Bronx yesterday.

5. What prescriptive rule for the “proper” use of English is not obeyed in the following sentences

and how would it be “corrected”?

Who are you going to the party with?
Rule:
Correction: _______________________________________________

Chapter 8
6. What are the three possible constituents for a NP (select only one answer)?
a. {Pro, PN, Adv}
b. {Art N, Prep, Pro}
c. {Art (Adj) N, Pro, PN}
d. {Pro, PN, Adj}

8. Draw tree diagrams for the following sentences:
a. The girl saw a dog in the park.
b. A large cat ate a small piece of chicken on the floor.

c. Can you call him?

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