french -arbres syntagmatiques

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french -arbres syntagmatiques

Postby katelyn3 » 2013-02-27, 15:11

HI
I am learning linguistics in an adult interest class about french linguistics.
we are learning about doing arbres syntagmatiques.
I'm confused about "les traces". I understand that when you use a pronoun that when making the tree there is a trace.
What I am confused about is when using que..sometimes a trace and sometimes not?
can anyone explain this with examples?
I am confused as to why sometimes there is not a trace.

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Re: french -arbres syntagmatiques

Postby Eginhard » 2013-03-03, 21:23

Can you give specific examples where you don't understand this?
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Re: french -arbres syntagmatiques

Postby katelyn3 » 2013-03-04, 18:40

okay
le fait que tu as presente au juge est important

is there a trace here?

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Re: french -arbres syntagmatiques

Postby Eginhard » 2013-03-16, 15:51

Yes, there should be a trace in the relative clause where the direct object is supposed to be:
Le fait [quei tu a presenté ti au juge] est important.
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Re: french -arbres syntagmatiques

Postby katelyn3 » 2013-03-18, 12:14

thanks Eginhard how you say it makes sense.


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