Building on the success of the bestselling first edition, the second edition of this textbook provides a comprehensive and accessible introduction to the major. Carnie, Andrew () Syntax: A Generative Introduction. 3rd edition. Carnie, Andrew () The Syntax Workbook: A Companion to Carnie’s Syntax. Oxford. Building on the success of the bestselling first edition, the second edition of this textbook provides a comprehensive and accessible introduction.

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I generatie understand why all the alternative approaches other than Chomskyan Minimalist Program have been excluded from the last few chapters. The Scientific Method and the Structure of this Textbook 29 7.

Cafnie and Surface Structure Constraints in Syntax. Sign in Create an account. I used it for a linguistics course and it did the job you’d expect. Susanne Winkler – – Mouton De Gruyter. Added to Your Shopping Cart. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. The Best Books of New chapters cover auxiliaries, ellipsis, andnon-configurational languages.

Determiner Phrases DPs 2. Explaining Cross-linguistic Differences 3. However, if you are generally familiar with the x-bar theory and such, you might want to search for something more advanced Tying Up a Loose End 7. Some assumptions are taken for granted, however. Bar-level Projections 2. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. An Introduction to Phonetics and Phonology. Other books in this series. Due to a terrible education system, I came into a college syntax course that used this book not knowing what an adjective was.


A Good General Introduction to Syntax. Taking a syntax course, I expected to be drawing more syntax trees which is what I LOVE about syntax than talking about theories Rules and Trees 74 2.

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In thisthird edition, topics have been updated, new exercises added, andthe online resources have been expanded. These less popular but still intuitive approaches still worth learning for those who, the writer friendly called, ‘young syntacticians.

If you’re a dewey-eyed, impressionable undergraduate with a budding passion for syntax and an unquestioning belief in anything Chomsky says, you might find this book a good place to start. Cain – – Philosophia 41 1: Understanding Tense, Aspect, Voice, and Mood 4.

Syntax used to be my favourite branch of linguistics because I enjoyed drawing syntax trees. Expletives and the Extended Projection Principle 5. Authoritative coverage spans phrase structure, the lexicon, Casetheory, movement, covert movement, locality conditions, VP shells, and control. Linguistics textbooks and textbooks in general are usually fairly dry and dense and difficult to understand. Ihtroduction Syntax of Crossing Coreference Sentences.

Syntax : A Generative Introduction

I can’t deny carie concepts are explained very well, but the flow of the chapters leaves a lot to be desired. A very detailed introduction to syntax. Movement in Wh-questions 2. This book is very pleasant to read and the concepts are very easy to grasp. Juan Uriagereka – – Cambridge University Press. Complements, Adjuncts, and Specifiers 4.


Impossible Interpretations, Impossible Demands. The Distribution of R-expressions 6. The exercises and challenge sets anndrew the end introdiction each chapter are great, too, but he does not provide the answers.

Includes new and extended problem sets in every chapter, all of which ha Building on the success of the bestselling first edition, the second edition of this textbook provides a comprehensive and accessible introduction to the major issues in Principles and Parameters syntactic theory, including phrase structure, the lexicon, case theory, movement, and locality conditions. In this third edition, topics have been updated, new exercises added, and the online resources have been expanded.

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See More Syntax Resources. Request an Evaluation Copy for this title. Besides learning much about the aforemen This is a good introduction to syntax, especially in the framework initiated by Chomsky, and developed into today’s Minimalist Program.

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