Yes No Questions Chapter11 Part 2

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Yes/No QuestionsChapter 11, Part 2 : 

Yes/No QuestionsChapter 11, Part 2 ENGLISH 5050: English Syntax and Morphology Robert F. van Trieste, Ph.D. All quotations, unless otherwise noted, are from chapter 11 of The Grammar Book, 2nd edition.

Yes/no question with periphrastic modal : 

Yes/no question with periphrastic modal Page 208

Identifying the operator : 

Identifying the operator Page 208

No operator in the tree : 

No operator in the tree

Operator addition : 

Operator addition

Operator addition in the mapping rules : 

Operator addition in the mapping rules

Negative yes/no question : 

Negative yes/no question

Short answers : 

Short answers Use yes or no, a pronoun to substitute for the subject NP if it is not already a pronoun, and the operator. If the answer begins with no, the operator is followed by not in either the contracted or uncontracted form. (Sometimes the subject pronoun contracts with the operator.) Yes, she is. No, she isn’t. No, she’s not. *Yes, she’s. Yes, they do. No, they don’t.

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