An Introduction to English Sentence Structure

An Introduction to English Sentence Structure

by Andrew Radford
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521731909

ISBN-13: 9780521731904

Pub. Date: 02/12/2009

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This outstanding resource for students offers a step-by-step, practical introduction to English syntax and syntactic principles, as developed by Chomsky over the past 15 years. Assuming little or no prior background in syntax, Andrew Radford outlines the core concepts and how they can be used to describe various aspects of English sentence structure. This is an

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Overview

This outstanding resource for students offers a step-by-step, practical introduction to English syntax and syntactic principles, as developed by Chomsky over the past 15 years. Assuming little or no prior background in syntax, Andrew Radford outlines the core concepts and how they can be used to describe various aspects of English sentence structure. This is an abridged version of Radford's major new textbook Analysing English Sentences (also published by Cambridge University Press), and will be welcomed as a handy introduction to current syntactic theory.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521731904
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
02/12/2009
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
466
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 9.60(h) x 2.70(d)

Table of Contents

1. Grammar; 2. Structure; 3. Null constituents; 4. Head movement; 5. Wh-movement; 6. A-movement; 7. Agreement, case and movement; 8. Split projections; 9. Phases.

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