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    • Join Date: Feb 2008
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    Smile phrase structure

    Please help..... kindly write five individual rules for the phrase structure below

    AUX M (PM) (PERF) (PROG)

    AND please kindly draw a tree diagram to account the phrase structure of the sentence below..

    The rowdy boys shouted when the teacher had left.

    please help me......
    thank you...

    • Join Date: Nov 2007
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    Re: phrase structure

    Pardon a tangential intrusion, but how ARE people being taught English out there?! It's being rendered into some hybrid form of mathematical Construction Engineering! How can people hope to be spontaneously fluent if they're having to remember and apply formulae and think in tree diagrams.

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