Category Archives: Paper One: Analysing Language

Frameworks for Analysis: Grammar

In today’s lesson we talked about grammar, adding this to lexis and semantics as part of our framework for analysing texts.

Grammar is a pretty big area of study, with quite a simple definition:

Grammar is the study of:

  • The structure and function of individual words (morphology)
  • The arrangement of those words within sentences (phrases and clauses)

Here are the slides and handouts from the lesson:

Here is the main handout we used for our morphology and clause analysis tasks:

Sept: Frameworks for analysis

And let’s not forget the fantastic article from mums net and the extract from my student cookbook:

For your language paper one, you will be given texts such as these and be expected to write a structured response to the following question:

“Analyse how this text used language to create meanings and representations”