Grammar and Discourse Homework #1 – due 12 December 2013 Elly van Gelderen 1. Take a paragraph of an English text of your own choice and circle the lexical verbs. (Your paragraph should be long enough to contain at least 10 verbs). Then label them as, for instance, intransitive, transitive, ... (see Table 5.3 on page 96 for a list). 2. Take the first paragraph of the text on p. 59 and label all the words. Are some challenging? If so, which ones and why? 3. Try to draw a tree for the first sentence in the text on p. 98: `The organization provides a number of instances of the failure of justice in this report.’ The tree should show what the PPs modify.