Welcome to the website for students in English 444/544 (Syntax) for Spring 2018.  Course materials and information needed for collaboration, course assignments and deadlines will be posted here.

Contact information:
Dr. Lynn Gordon
Office: Avery 347
Telephone: 5-2117/2-2591
E-mail Address: lynn.gordon@wsu.edu
Office Hours: MW 3:30-4:30 and by appointment

  • Exercise 1.5 from Chapter 5
    The step-by-step answer to chapter 5 exercise 1.5 step-by-step is linked on the Handouts and Notes page.
    Posted Apr 17, 2018, 8:58 PM by Lynn Gordon
  • Quiz #4 Updated
    Quiz #4 (on null constituents) will be done on line over Friday, 9 March - Sunday, 11 March.  You should have received an email linking you to the request form to get the quiz.  When you are ready to take the quiz, click on the link in your email, fill out the form and download the quiz.  It will be in docx format so you should be able to type directly on the quiz.  You will have an hour to complete the quiz and then just put it in the class dropbox.  Feel free to email it to me as well if you'd like.  It must be completed by midnight on Sunday, 11 March.
    Posted Mar 9, 2018, 4:20 PM by Lynn Gordon
  • Make-Up Quiz 1

    Here’s the make-up quiz we discussed in class earlier in the week.  If you are unhappy with your grade on Quiz 1, you can take this quiz to try to raise your grade.  Your grade with be the average of the two quiz scores.  If you are satisfied with your test score, don’t turn the make-up quiz in.


    If you want your quiz to be graded, you need to put it in the class dropbox by noon on Sunday, January 28.

    Posted Jan 27, 2018, 11:16 AM by Lynn Gordon
  • Homework #1
    The first homework assignment is Chapter 1 Workbook exercises 1.5-1.10 and 2.5-2.20. It is due in the class dropbox before class on Wednesday, 17 January.
    Posted Jan 10, 2018, 7:09 PM by Lynn Gordon
  • Welcome
    Welcome to the website for English 444/544: Syntax at Washington State University.  This is a website for students at Washington State University who are enrolled in English 444/544 during spring 2018.  Others are also welcome to visit, but this site is a required part of English 444/544.

    To get a better idea of what this class will be like, you can visit the website for the same course for spring 2017 at http://444-spr17.gordon-carden.net/.
    Posted Jan 10, 2018, 7:07 PM by Lynn Gordon
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