Profuse Things You Didn’t Know You Didn’t Know
(because they aren’t actually true)
gathered at great personal risk of
psycholinguistic harm from actual student papers
by Madalena Cruz-Ferreira
This 45th collection of students’ pearls of wisdom, laboriously digitised from hand-written papers, demonstrates once again how students new to the study of language speculate about grammar after having imperfectly absorbed what their teachers think they have taught them.
Test Question—Syllable Diagrams
Provide tree diagrams for the syllabification of the words broadcast and architect. Transcribe the words according to your own pronunciation.
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