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As the topics get more involved, it could use a bit more explanation, but it’s still more clearly written than any other Syntax book I’ve seen. Mar 25, Katie rated it really liked it Recommends it for: The Distribution of Pronouns 5.

Apr 25, Marcus Lira rated it really liked it Shelves: Needless to say, this book has done wonders for me. A most valuable contribution.? The Scientific Method and the Structure of this Textbook 29 7.


These three syngax belong to the formalist approach to syntax. Supported by an instructor’s manual and online resources for students and instructors, available at www. Object Shift 4.

Syntax: A Generative Introduction

The Parts of a Tree 2. This book is very pleasant to read and the concepts are very easy to grasp. I love linguistics and books about linguistics, but this book just didn’t cut it.

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A very detailed introduction to syntax. Determining Part of Speech 45 2. For the first time, anoptional companion Workbook is also available; andfew table ofcontents correlates with the textbook and is designed to help offerstudents practice at analyzing syntactic structure.

Expletives and the Extended Projection Principle 5. Share your thoughts with other customers. Jacobson – – Garland. A Descriptive Tangent into Clause Types 3. Clear statements for beginners like me. Might be a good read for those carne to linguistics – the first few chapters deal with broader issues like the question of innateness of Language, acquisition vs learning, speech parts, etc.


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Syntax : A Generative Introduction

I can’t deny that concepts are explained very well, but the flow of the chapters leaves a lot to be desired. Feb 04, Abdelmjid Seghir rated it liked it. Constituency in Other Languages 6. If you have the option to use another textbook, do so. Antecedent-Contained Deletion and Pseudogapping 3.