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Second Language Syntax: A Generative Introduction / Edition 1
     

Second Language Syntax: A Generative Introduction / Edition 1

by Roger Hawkins
 

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ISBN-10: 0631191836

ISBN-13: 9780631191834

Pub. Date: 02/28/2001

Publisher: Wiley

Adopting the objectives of Chomsky's Principles and Parameters approach to Universal Grammar, Second Language Syntax takes the reader through the main research findings in second language grammatical development. For each area, empirical findings are linked to proposals made by linguists working within the Principles and Parameters framework, with the aim of

Overview

Adopting the objectives of Chomsky's Principles and Parameters approach to Universal Grammar, Second Language Syntax takes the reader through the main research findings in second language grammatical development. For each area, empirical findings are linked to proposals made by linguists working within the Principles and Parameters framework, with the aim of developing a theory of second language syntax.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780631191834
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
02/28/2001
Pages:
404
Product dimensions:
7.05(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.34(d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures.

List of Tables.

Preface.

Acknowledgements.

1. A Framework for Studying Second Language Syntax.

2. The Second Language Acquisition of Grammatical Morphology.

3. The Second Language Acquisition of Negation and Verb Movement.

4. The Second Language Acquisition of Word Order.

5. The Second Language Acquisition of Subjects, Objects and Other Participants in Clauses.

6. The Second Language Acquisition of Nominal Phrases.

7. Constraints on Syntactic Representations and Second Language Acquisition.

8. The Construction of a Theory of Second Language Syntax: Some Issues and Controversies.

References.

Index.

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