Sought-after elementary magnet schools

Scenario: You are veteran principal assigned to lead one of the most sought-after elementary magnet schools in the district. The school serves a diverse student population in pre-kindergarten through grade 5. The majority of students are from high-income households;...

Different types of infinitive clauses

Assuming that the infinitive marker to is located under T (since it is in complementary distribution with tense marking), give either a bracketed version of sentence (1) or a tree representing sentence (1). NB: You do not have to include every node; just include/mark...

Translated into St’át’imcets

  Based on what you have discovered so far, how do you predict the following two sentences will be translated into St’át’imcets? (8) ‘I saw that chief’s house.’ (i.e., the meaning is ‘I saw [that [house that belongs to the chief]].’) (9) ‘I saw Mary’s chief’s...

Possessive DPs located in Spec

  Are possessive DPs located in Spec, DP in St’át’imcets? Say why or why not, referring to the data in (7). (7) Áts’x-en=lhkan ta tsítcw-s=a ta kúkwpi7=a. see-tr=1sg.su det house-3poss=exis det chief=exis ‘I saw the chief’s house.’  ...

The possessive morpheme

  Is the possessive morpheme -s in D in St’át’imcets? Say why or why not, referring to the data in (5)-(6) and possibly some data from above if you need it. (Tip: don’t focus on the fact that -s is a suffix and appears after the noun. That could be taken care of...

St’át’imcets

  Are demonstratives located in D in St’át’imcets? Say why or why not, referring to the data in (1)-(4). If you think demonstratives are not in D, where do you think they might they be? (1) Áts’x-en=lhkan ta tsítcw=a. see-tr=1sg.su det house=exis ‘I saw the...