Attributive Appositive Clauses

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Introduction…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….…….2 Chapter 1
1.1 General Overview of sentence3
1.2 Classification of Sentences. The Classification of Sentences According to the Purpose of Utterance 3 1.3 The Classification of Sentences According to the Structure 5 1.3.1 The Simple Sentence 6

1.3.2 The Composite Sentence7
1.4 Compound Sentences10
1.5 Complex Sentences ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………11 Chapter 2
2.1 Attributive Appositive Clauses ………………..……………………………………………………………………………………………15 Conclusion…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….…..18 Bibliography……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………...21
Introduction Language is a means of forming and storing ideas as reflections of reality and exchanging them in the process of human intercourse. Language is social by nature; it is inseparably connected with the people who are its creators and users; it grows and develops together with the development of society. Language incorporates the three constituent parts, each being inherent in it by virtue of its social nature. These parts are the phonological system, the lexical system, the grammatical system. Only the unity of these three elements forms a language; without any one of them there is no human language in the above sense. The phonological system is the subfoundation of language; it determines the material (phonetical) appearance of its significative units. The lexical system is the whole set of naming means of language, that is, words and stable wordgroups. The grammatical system is the whole set of regularities determining the combination of naming means in the formation of utterances as the embodiment of thinking process. The grammatical description of language is effected by the science of grammar. In the following work you’ll be introduced to the main unit of speech-the sentence, and specifically to the attributive appositive clauses. I’ll illustrate them from the grammatical viewpoint. The term paper is composed of two chapters. The first chapter gives a minute introduction to the sentence, i.e. we’ll go through different definitions of a sentence stated by different linguists, will discuss the types of sentences according to their purpose of utterance and structure. We’ll learn that according to the structure simple and composite sentences are distinguished. Going further we’ll see that composite sentences, in their turn, are divided into more complex groups. In the second chapter attributive appositive clauses will be illustrated with their respective subgroups. And in the end you’ll be introduced to the conclusion of the term paper, the purpose of which is to combine and dispose all the information we have in the following work. So, let’s go ahead and begin reading from the first chapter.

Chapter 1
1.5 General Overview of Sentence
The notion of sentence has not so far received a satisfactory definition, which would enable us by applying it in every particular case to find out whether a certain linguistic unit is a sentence or not. There are different definitions of sentence given by linguists. Now I’ll introduce some of them in the following 3 paragraphs: According to Bloomfield a sentence is an “independent linguistic form, not included by virtue of any grammatical construction in any larger linguistic form” (L. Bloomfield “Language”, 1933). V.L. Kaushanskaya thinks that a sentence is a unit of speech whose grammatical structure conforms to the laws of the language and which serves as the chief means of conveying a thought (line 1, page 221, chapter 15, V.L. Kaushanskaya “Grammar of the English Language”, Moscow 2000). M.Y. Blokh states that a sentence is the immediate integral unit of speech built up of words according to a definite syntactic pattern and distinguished by a contextually relevant communicative purpose. Any...
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