Syntactic Theory


Exercises on X-bar Theory

Draw tree structures for the following sentences and answer the questions

  1. Harry will meet the professor in the foyer of the school.
    Solution: Sentence One
    • (:vips 10371:)
    • (:vips 10372:)
  2. Harry cleaned the wand carefully with a handkerchief.
    Solution: Sentence Two
    • (:vips 10502:)
    • (:vips 10509:)
    • (:vips 10510:)
  3. Dumbledore sees intelligent new students of magic with sparkling wands in the yard.
    Solution: Sentence Three
  4. Dumbledore wondered whether the students will attend his class of magic.
    Solution: Sentence Four
    • Is the following statement true? (:vips 10374:)
    • (:vips 10503:)
  5. It astonished Mr. Dursley that Harry was a wizard.
    Solution: Sentence Five
    • (:vips 10504:)
    • (:vips 10505:)
  6. Dumbledore considers him very talented.
    Solution: Sentence Six
    • (:vips 10506:)
    • (:vips 10507:)
    • (:vips 10508:)

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