English Syntax and Argumentation (Second Edition)

English Syntax and Argumentation (Second Edition)

by Bas Aarts
     
 

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This textbook on syntax gives students a thorough grounding in the basics of sentence structure, and at the same time acquaints them with the essentials of syntactic argumentation. This new edition is completely revised, with the chapter on X-bar syntax now split in two to give greater prominence to clauses. It also contains many new exercises, which are now graded

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Overview

This textbook on syntax gives students a thorough grounding in the basics of sentence structure, and at the same time acquaints them with the essentials of syntactic argumentation. This new edition is completely revised, with the chapter on X-bar syntax now split in two to give greater prominence to clauses. It also contains many new exercises, which are now graded in terms of level of difficulty. Each chapter has a section on suggested further reading material, and there is a bibliography and list of recommended reference works.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780333949870
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
11/02/2001
Series:
Modern Linguistics Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.48(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

Bas Aarts is Reader in Modern English Language and Director of the Survey of English Usage at University College London.

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