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[The two major systems of [language functions] ], [a system of [ responses with [other people] ] ] and

[a system of [responses with [facilities to [actions] ] ] ], are supposed to be useful.

The two major systems of language functions


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Definite article Cardinal adjective Simple Simple Prepositional Phrase
Descriptive Common
Adjective Countable
Abstract
Noun

language functions
Pre modifier HEAD
Simple Simple
Common Common
Countable Countable
Abstract Abstract
Noun Noun

a system of responses with other people => Appositive / Noun Phrase ?

a system of responses with other people


Central determiner HEAD Post modifier
Definite article Simple Prepositional phrase
Common
Countable
Abstract
Noun

responses with other people


HEAD Post modifier
Simple Prepositional phrase
Common
Countable
Abstract
Noun

other people
Post determiner HEAD
Indefinite adjective Simple
Common
Collective
Noun
a system of responses with facilities to action => Appositive / Noun Phrase ?

a system of responses with facilities to action


Central determiner HEAD Post modifier
Indefinite article Simple Prepositional phrase
Common
Countable
Abstract
Noun

responses with facilities to action


HEAD Post modifier
Simple Prepositional phrase
Common
Countable
Abstract
Noun

facilities to action
HEAD Post modifier
Simple Prepositional phrase
Common
Countable
Abstract
Noun

action
HEAD
Simple
Common
Countable
Abstract
Noun
[Speaking English]--[a very important tool to communicate abroad]--has become [a real and popular
need].

Speaking English
(Por ahora quedará indefinido) HEAD
Non-finite form Proper noun

a very important tool to communicate abroad => Appositive / Noun Phrase ?

a very important tool to communicate abroad


Central determiner Pre modifier Pre modifier HEAD Post modifier
Indefinite article Adverb Simple Simple Non-finite form
(pre modifica a Descriptive adjective Common
important) Countable
Abstract
Noun

a real and popular need


Central determiner Pre modifier (Coordinating Pre modifier HEAD
Indefinite article Simple conjunction) Simple Simple
Descriptive Descriptive Common
Adjective Adjective Countable
Abstract
Noun
[My little sister], [Mary], bought [the first two records of [Nelly Dean's last album] ].

My little sister
Central determiner Pre modifier HEAD
Possessive adjective Simple Simple
Descriptive Common
Adjective Countable
Concrete
Noun

Mary
HEAD
Proper noun

the first two records of Nelly Dean's last album


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Definite article Ordinal adjective Cardinal adjective Simple Prepositional Phrase
Common
Countable
Concrete
Noun

Nelly Dean's last album


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Proper noun (General) Ordinal adjective Simple
Common
Countable
Concrete
Noun
[Disgrace], [Mrs Dalloway], and [Wuthering Heights]--[books recommended by [Mr. Smith] ]--are
[great novels].

Disgrace
HEAD
Proper noun

Mrs. Dalloway
HEAD
Proper noun

Wuthering Heights
HEAD
Proper noun

books recommended by Mr. Smith


HEAD Post modifier
Simple Non-finite form
Common
Countable (no analizaré Mr. Smith por encontrarse dentro)
Concrete
Noun

great novels
Pre modifier HEAD
Simple Simple
Descriptive adjective Common
Countable
Concrete
Noun
[The responsibility of [Susan Gass] for [the development of [a theory of [second language
acquisition] ] ] ] was not questionable.

The responsibility of Susan Gass for the development of a theory of


second language acquisition
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Definite article Simple Prepositional phrase Prepositional phrase
Common
Countable
Abstract
Noun

Susan Gass
HEAD
Proper noun

the development of a theory of second language acquisition


Central determiner HEAD Post modifier
Definite article Simple Prepositional phrase
Common
Uncountable
Abstract
Noun

a theory of second language acquisition


Central determiner HEAD Post modifier
Indefinite article Simple Prepositional phrase
Common
Countable
Abstract
Noun

second language acquisition


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Ordinal adjective Simple Simple
Common Common
Countable Uncountable
Abstract Abstract
Noun Noun
[Some of the key concepts in writing courses], [coherence] and [cohesion], are always taken into
[account] by [Mr. Smith], [the professor].

Some of the key concepts in writing courses


HEAD Post modifier
Indefinite pronoun Prepositional phrase

the key concepts in writing courses


Central determiner Pre modifier HEAD Post modifier
Definite article Simple Simple Prepositional phrase
Descriptive adjective Common
(tengo mis dudas aquí, porque Countable
según el diccionario es noun y Abstract
adjective) Noun

writing courses
Pre modifier HEAD
Non-finite form? Simple
Gerund? Common
Countable
Abstract
Noun

coherence => Appositive / Noun phrase ?


cohesion => Appositive / Noun phrase ?

coherence
HEAD
Simple
Common
Uncountable
Abstract
Noun

cohesion
HEAD
Simple
Common
Uncountable
Abstract
Noun
account
HEAD
Simple
Common
Countable
Abstract
Noun

Mr. Smith
HEAD
Proper noun

the professor => Appositive / Noun phrase ?

the professor
Central determiner HEAD
Definite article Simple
Common
Countable
Concrete
Noun
[Last Friday] [I] met [Mrs. Brown], [my old teacher of [Maths] ], and [her four beautiful daughters].

Last Friday => Adverb ?

Last Friday
Post determiner HEAD
(General) Ordinal adjective Proper noun

I
HEAD
Subject pronoun

Mrs. Brown
HEAD
Proper noun

my old teacher of Maths => Appositive / Noun phrase ?

my old teacher of Maths


Central determiner Pre modifier HEAD Post modifier
Possessive adjective Simple Simple Prepositional phrase
Descriptive adjective Common
Countable
Concrete
Noun

Maths
HEAD
Proper noun

her four beautiful daughters


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Possessive adjective Cardinal adjective Simple Simple
Descriptive adjective Common
Countable
Concrete
Noun
[Next time], [I] will show [you] [the most wonderful place of [this city] which, besides, is located near
[our school] ].

Next time
Post determiner HEAD
(General) Ordinal adjective Simple
Common
Countable
Abstract Noun

I
HEAD
Subject pronoun

you
HEAD
Object pronoun

the most wonderful place of this city which, besides, is


located near our
school
Central determiner Pre modifier Pre modifier HEAD Post modifier Post modifier
Definite article Adverb (pre Simple Simple Prepositional phrase Relative clause
modifica a Descriptive Common
wonderful) Adjective Countable (ni idea que onda
Abstract con besides)
Noun

this city
Central determiner HEAD
Demonstrative adjective Simple
Common
Countable
Concrete
Noun

our school
Central determiner HEAD
Possessive adjective Simple
Common
Countable
Concrete
Noun