Week Course Plan/Notes Assignments Announcements
1 X′ Theory Please join the LINE group for homework solutions, grades, class-related questions/discussion, and other announcements.

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Homework 3
A printable version of the syllabus is here.
All grades from quizzes and tests will be curved according to Sher (1977).
All homework assignments are due before the class following the assignment.
2 Homework 4
3 Homework 5
4 Homework 6
Quiz 4 (Part 1)
Take Quiz 4 (Part 1) before next week.
5 No class — Tomb Sweeping/Self-learning Day
6 Extending X′ Theory I — DPs, CPs, NegPs & TPs Homework 7
Quiz 4 (Part 2)
Take Quiz 4 (Part 2) before next week.
7 Homework 8
8 Homework 9
9 Midterms Week
10 Extending X′ Theory II — Parameters, Subjects & Specifiers Homework 10
11 The Lexicon — Thematic relations, thematic roles & expletives Homework 11
12 Government & Binding Theory — Case, Binding & Control Practice quiz 1
13 Practice quiz 2
14 Movement and Traces
15
16 Review (Review notes for final exam) Practice Final
17 No class — Dragon Boat Festival
18 Final Exam