An Introduction to Syntax by Robert D. van Valin Jr PDF

By Robert D. van Valin Jr

ISBN-10: 0521631998

ISBN-13: 9780521631990

ISBN-10: 0521635667

ISBN-13: 9780521635660

This accomplished 2001 textbook is a fascinating creation to syntax. sincerely prepared and available, it presents scholars with a radical grounding within the research of syntactic constitution utilizing information from a typologically good selection of languages. The publication courses scholars during the easy thoughts excited about syntactic research and is going directly to organize them for additional paintings in any syntactic thought, utilizing examples from a number phenomena in human languages. it's also a bankruptcy on theories of syntax. each one bankruptcy contains beneficiant workouts and suggestions for extra examine. The emphasis on languages and information units this e-book except different introductions to syntax. This publication is a necessary textual content for undergraduate and graduate scholars on classes dedicated to the examine of syntax. it is going to even be very useful to scholars in different cognitive technology fields who're drawn to language.

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