Grammar at TU Braunschweig | Flashcards & Summaries

Lernmaterialien für Grammar an der TU Braunschweig

Greife auf kostenlose Karteikarten, Zusammenfassungen, Übungsaufgaben und Altklausuren für deinen Grammar Kurs an der TU Braunschweig zu.

TESTE DEIN WISSEN
Choose the appropriate alternative and explain your choice.

„Bob always drinks/ is always drinking a drop of champagne before his evening meal. He says it‘s good for his blood.“
Lösung anzeigen
TESTE DEIN WISSEN
always drinks


Situation seen as unchanging: habit 
Lösung ausblenden
TESTE DEIN WISSEN
Choose the appropriate alternative and explain your choice.

„If it wriggles / is wriggling, it’s biology. If it stinks / is stinking, it’s chemistry. If it doesn’t work / isn’t working it’s physics.“
Lösung anzeigen
TESTE DEIN WISSEN
is wriggling / is stinking / isn’t working 
Lösung ausblenden
TESTE DEIN WISSEN
Choose the appropriate alternative and explain your choice.

„Do you understand / are you understanding what the lecturer is saying?“

Lösung anzeigen
TESTE DEIN WISSEN
Do you understand 
Lösung ausblenden
TESTE DEIN WISSEN
Choose the appropriate alternative and explain your choice.

A: Darling? - B: Yes, love? - A: I think / I’m thinking i’d like to be cremated.
- B: Okay, love, get your coat on.
Lösung anzeigen
TESTE DEIN WISSEN
Passive cognition
  • mental state of opinion
Lösung ausblenden
TESTE DEIN WISSEN
For what basic situation types do we typically use simple (present) and (present) progressive respectively?
Lösung anzeigen
TESTE DEIN WISSEN
Simple Present: 
Situations which are seen as unchanging & situations seen as occurring complete at the exact moment of speaking.

Present progressive:
Used for dynamic frame situations in progress/ states/ serial situations seen as temporary/ changing.
Lösung ausblenden
TESTE DEIN WISSEN
What is active perception?
Give an example.
Lösung anzeigen
TESTE DEIN WISSEN
Active perception means the speaker refers to the object in a sentence.

The active form is used for all dynamic Verbs:
  • simple for habits                                                      Example: „Whenever I smell roses i get stung by a bee.“
  • progressive for frame situations                 Example: „I was smelling the roses while I got stung by a bee.“
Lösung ausblenden
TESTE DEIN WISSEN
What is a speech act?
Give an example and explain the use of aspect.
Lösung anzeigen
TESTE DEIN WISSEN
A speech act is a situation seen as occurring complete at exactly the moment of speaking.
While it describes a situation, it is being completed. Uses performative verbs

Example: „I hereby congratulate you“
= simple aspect 
Lösung ausblenden
TESTE DEIN WISSEN
What is a speech act?
Give an example and explain the use of aspect.
Lösung anzeigen
TESTE DEIN WISSEN
A speech act is a situation seen as occurring complete at exactly the moment of speaking.
While it describes a situation, it is being completed. Uses performative verbs

Example: „I hereby congratulate you“
= simple aspect 
Lösung ausblenden
TESTE DEIN WISSEN
When can we use verbs of perception in progressive aspect?
Lösung anzeigen
TESTE DEIN WISSEN
Sense related verbs are used in progressive aspect if we use active perception (i‘am looking/ smelling/ tasting...) or in frame situations (I was smelling/ looking/ tasting...)
Lösung ausblenden
TESTE DEIN WISSEN
What is passive cognition?
Give an example.
Lösung anzeigen
TESTE DEIN WISSEN
Cognitive state (opinion) and process (comprehension) within our minds = we can’t choose to perform a process of cognition.

Example: 
Mental states: opinions, assumptions, beliefs, comprehension, mental reaction
„I believe in god.“
Lösung ausblenden
TESTE DEIN WISSEN
What is an live commentary?
Give an example and explain the use of aspect.

Lösung anzeigen
TESTE DEIN WISSEN
Event in progress right now -> it has started before the moment of speaking and it will continue through that moment
(„Paul is shooting“)
or
Event occurs complete at the moment of speaking = coextensive in time („Paul shoots”)

Aspect:
How long an activity takes. Grammatical category expresses low action/ event/ state denoted by a verb extends over time.
Lösung ausblenden
TESTE DEIN WISSEN
What is the difference between...

a) When i met them, they argued.
b) When i met them, they were arguing.
Lösung anzeigen
TESTE DEIN WISSEN
a) Simple past - the situation is seen as occurring complete (first I met them, then they argued)

Lösung ausblenden
  • 56983 Karteikarten
  • 1502 Studierende
  • 71 Lernmaterialien

Beispielhafte Karteikarten für deinen Grammar Kurs an der TU Braunschweig - von Kommilitonen auf StudySmarter erstellt!

Q:
Choose the appropriate alternative and explain your choice.

„Bob always drinks/ is always drinking a drop of champagne before his evening meal. He says it‘s good for his blood.“
A:
always drinks


Situation seen as unchanging: habit 
Q:
Choose the appropriate alternative and explain your choice.

„If it wriggles / is wriggling, it’s biology. If it stinks / is stinking, it’s chemistry. If it doesn’t work / isn’t working it’s physics.“
A:
is wriggling / is stinking / isn’t working 
Q:
Choose the appropriate alternative and explain your choice.

„Do you understand / are you understanding what the lecturer is saying?“

A:
Do you understand 
Q:
Choose the appropriate alternative and explain your choice.

A: Darling? - B: Yes, love? - A: I think / I’m thinking i’d like to be cremated.
- B: Okay, love, get your coat on.
A:
Passive cognition
  • mental state of opinion
Q:
For what basic situation types do we typically use simple (present) and (present) progressive respectively?
A:
Simple Present: 
Situations which are seen as unchanging & situations seen as occurring complete at the exact moment of speaking.

Present progressive:
Used for dynamic frame situations in progress/ states/ serial situations seen as temporary/ changing.
Mehr Karteikarten anzeigen
Q:
What is active perception?
Give an example.
A:
Active perception means the speaker refers to the object in a sentence.

The active form is used for all dynamic Verbs:
  • simple for habits                                                      Example: „Whenever I smell roses i get stung by a bee.“
  • progressive for frame situations                 Example: „I was smelling the roses while I got stung by a bee.“
Q:
What is a speech act?
Give an example and explain the use of aspect.
A:
A speech act is a situation seen as occurring complete at exactly the moment of speaking.
While it describes a situation, it is being completed. Uses performative verbs

Example: „I hereby congratulate you“
= simple aspect 
Q:
What is a speech act?
Give an example and explain the use of aspect.
A:
A speech act is a situation seen as occurring complete at exactly the moment of speaking.
While it describes a situation, it is being completed. Uses performative verbs

Example: „I hereby congratulate you“
= simple aspect 
Q:
When can we use verbs of perception in progressive aspect?
A:
Sense related verbs are used in progressive aspect if we use active perception (i‘am looking/ smelling/ tasting...) or in frame situations (I was smelling/ looking/ tasting...)
Q:
What is passive cognition?
Give an example.
A:
Cognitive state (opinion) and process (comprehension) within our minds = we can’t choose to perform a process of cognition.

Example: 
Mental states: opinions, assumptions, beliefs, comprehension, mental reaction
„I believe in god.“
Q:
What is an live commentary?
Give an example and explain the use of aspect.

A:
Event in progress right now -> it has started before the moment of speaking and it will continue through that moment
(„Paul is shooting“)
or
Event occurs complete at the moment of speaking = coextensive in time („Paul shoots”)

Aspect:
How long an activity takes. Grammatical category expresses low action/ event/ state denoted by a verb extends over time.
Q:
What is the difference between...

a) When i met them, they argued.
b) When i met them, they were arguing.
A:
a) Simple past - the situation is seen as occurring complete (first I met them, then they argued)

Grammar

Erstelle und finde Lernmaterialien auf StudySmarter.

Greife kostenlos auf tausende geteilte Karteikarten, Zusammenfassungen, Altklausuren und mehr zu.

Jetzt loslegen

Das sind die beliebtesten StudySmarter Kurse für deinen Studiengang Grammar an der TU Braunschweig

Für deinen Studiengang Grammar an der TU Braunschweig gibt es bereits viele Kurse, die von deinen Kommilitonen auf StudySmarter erstellt wurden. Karteikarten, Zusammenfassungen, Altklausuren, Übungsaufgaben und mehr warten auf dich!

Das sind die beliebtesten Grammar Kurse im gesamten StudySmarter Universum

Grammar BM

Universität Bochum

Zum Kurs
Grammar in use

Universität Siegen

Zum Kurs
English Grammar

TU München

Zum Kurs

Die all-in-one Lernapp für Studierende

Greife auf Millionen geteilter Lernmaterialien der StudySmarter Community zu
Kostenlos anmelden Grammar
Erstelle Karteikarten und Zusammenfassungen mit den StudySmarter Tools
Kostenlos loslegen Grammar