TAILIEUCHUNG - Introdungcing English language part 26

Introdungcing English language part 26: 'In this exciting new textbook, Louise Mullany and Peter Stockwell have provided a fresh and imaginative set of alternatives for teaching and learning a huge amount about the English language. The book allows tor creative and lateral approaches to developing an understanding of important linguistic concepts and, together with the thought-provoking activities, and accessible readings, guarantees there is something to stimulate every learner. | 136 EXPLORATION INVESTIGATING ENGLISH LANGUAGE I once shot an elephant in my pajamas. How he got in my pajamas I ll never know. Groucho Marx It said For the sick . Child s explanation for vomiting in the collection box at the back of a church I ll bring the picnic if it looks nice. The problems of an existential it Dogs keep off the grass. Addressed to literate dogs Please remove your clothes when the cycle is complete. At a coin-op laundry Nothing works faster than Anadin. Overly honest drug company advertising slogan Child teaching expert to speak. University seminar notice No smoking rooms available. Hotel sign Slow children ahead. Sign near school Nottingham This door is alarmed Bus notice Nottingham Dogs Trust Rehoming Centre. Signpost in Cambridgeshire Cat s eyes removed. Yorkshire roadworks sign Explain . spoil this old joke using a tree diagram I once knew a man with a wooden leg called Eric. What was his other leg called Explain how the similar patterns in the following pairs are actually more different syntactically than they appear on the surface She decided on the apple pie. She decided on the way home. I ran up a huge hill. I ran up a huge bill. The shop was closed by midnight. The shop was closed by the manager. Activity J With a stick Here is an odd but not impossible account of a story. In the gallery there were two paintings both called I hit the man with a stick with a stick one was propped up on a chair and the other was propped up with a stick. I thought the whole idea was absurd so I hit I hit the man with a stick with a stick with a stick with a stick. Draw a tree diagram of the final sentence. Activity j Sonnet 116 Let me not to the marriage of true minds Admit impediments. Love is not love Which alters when it alteration finds Or bends with the remover to remove O no it is an ever-fixed mark That looks on tempests and is never shaken It is the star to every wandering bark SYNTACTIC EFFECTS 137 Whose worth s unknown although his .