Linguistic areas: three exercises to train word formation and coordination

Morphology deals with the structure of words, while syntax is responsible for coordinating and combining words to form sentences and express concepts (Pexels)

On this occasion, the INECO Department of Speech Therapy for Adults offers activities related to another field of language called “Morphosyntax”. Morphosyntax is the part of grammar that integrates morphology and grammar. Morphology deals with the structure of words, while syntax is responsible for coordinating and combining words to form sentences and express concepts.

The first activity will be related to Morphology, We will ask you to join the words with arrows to form a new word, as in the example:

The second and third activities will be related to syntax:

In the first place, we ask you to arrange the words in the following paragraphs and write them correctly on the lines, so that it makes sense:

Now, select the correct sentence:

Here are the answers

exercise 1

Roadrunner, can opener, pencil sharpener, puzzle, scarecrow, car, birthday, pen knife, airport, washing machine, villain, lightning rod, toilet roll holder, laughter.

Exercise 2 and 3

When I met Jorge, Raquel had just left her parents’ house. Two months after the first meeting was the wedding

After a long walk, I found a place that seemed to me as a good haven for rest.

Oftentimes we are surprised by the traits of animals and teach us that humans are not, after all, as special as we like to think.

correct: 1a; 2b; 3b.

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