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Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(209)
My grandmother taught me this song.
my
my
grandmother
grandmother
taught
taught
me
me
this
this
song
song
‘My grandmother taught me this song.’
(210)
Every day the old lady taught a new song to one of the girls.
every
every
day
day
the
the
old
old
lady
lady
taught
taught
a
a
new
new
song
song
to
to
one
one
of
of
the
the
girls
girls
‘Every day the old lady taught a new song to one of the girls.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# TEACH Coding set Argument type
1 teacher NP-nom V.subj A
2 teachee NP-acc P
3 taught content Ø X

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
U
R n
C
N y
U
N n
U
N n
C
N y
C
N y
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
C
N y
U
N n
U
N n
N
(446)
‘My parents taught me that it was wrong to lie, even to protect someone's feelings.’
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
C
N y
U
N n
C
N y
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
C
N y
U
N n
U
R n
(213)
‘He was teaching a class on semantics.’
(214)
‘He taught geography and science.’
U
R n
(212)
‘She taught me about business.’
U
R n
(211)
‘She taught him how to swim.’