Essay on The Word Formation Of An Esl Student

895 Words Aug 15th, 2016 4 Pages
Morph syntactic Analysis:
12th Grade Male from Mexico #2

Introduction This Morph Syntactic Analysis project allowed me to explore the word formation of an ESL student. The student I examined was a twentieth grade male from Mexico. The Spanish aspects of his prior knowledge may have affected his English composition. The analysis features morphology and syntax areas of language. Noun phrases, corpus, verb phrases, verb tense, sentence composition, orthography, and other parts of speech were areas of concentration during this process.

Assessment Procedure

I began this process by reading his composition without any pretext. Next I printed the selection and counted the precise amount of words he wrote. As I identified the multiple aspects of his writing, the use of highlighting allowed me to distinguish between the focus of each page. There were a total of six page that included the exact writing composition on each page. By using highlighting and underlining, I was able to distinguish between the multiple aspects of the analyzations. As I progressed through this activity, I found myself reflecting on my previous work. This reflection allowed me to reevaluate and revise my prior decisions.
The majority of this writing sample consisted of simple sentence structure, especially in sentences 1-9. The sentence composition was limited to an average of 8.476 words per sentence. The sentence structure in sentences 10-21 were more difficult to decipher. The basis ideas…

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