Introduction to Syntax

By: Van Valin, Robert D.

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Clearly organized and accessible, this comprehensive new textbook provides students with a thorough grounding in the analysis of syntactic structure using data from a typologically wide variety of languages. The book guides students through the basic concepts involved in syntactic analysis and goes on to prepare them for further work in any syntactic theory, using examples from a range of phenomena in human languages. It also includes a chapter on theories of syntax. Each chapter includes generous exercises and recommendations for further study.

Title: Introduction to Syntax

Author Name: Van Valin, Robert D.

Categories: Teaching Seconda,

Publisher: United Kingdom, Cambridge University Press: 27/Jul/2001

ISBN Number: 0521635667

ISBN Number 13: 9780521635660

Binding: Paperback

Seller ID: 7073

Description: 116 b/w illus. 17 tables 256 This comprehensive textbook is an engaging introduction to syntax. Clearly organized and accessible, it provides students with a thorough grounding in the analysis of syntactic structure using data from a typologically wide variety of languages. The book guides students through the basic concepts involved in syntactic analysis and goes on to prepare them for further work in any syntactic theory, using examples from a range of phenomena in human languages. It also includes a chapter on theories of syntax. Each chapter includes generous exercises and recommendations for further study. The emphasis on languages and data sets this book apart from other introductions to syntax. This book is an essential text for undergraduate and graduate students on courses devoted to the study of syntax. It will also be very valuable to students in other cognitive science fields who are interested in language. (ISBN: 9780521635660 - When referring to this item please quote our stock ID: 7073)

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