means that a new item entirely, bearing little if any similarity to the native language item, must be learned such as definite/indefinite article, There construction, Relative nouns and aspect of the verb. In addition, split is the most difficult level that one item in the first language becomes two or more in the second language; there are more tense and modal verbs in English than the Korean.
verb, there still exist some items that belong to both categories. Of course, they are overlapped in every case. In other words, the case that we have to consider is when the verb-form involved is a gerund-participle or past participle form. This is because these verb-forms can occur after be in the progressive and passive constructions. Followings are examples of this case.
a. They are entertai
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Content and Structure:
Leslie Childs................. English Curriculum Content Expert
New Brunswick Community College.......... Bathurst
Angela Acott-Smith............ Project Co-ordinator
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