By Robert D. van Valin Jr

ISBN-10: 0521631998

ISBN-13: 9780521631990

ISBN-10: 0521635667

ISBN-13: 9780521635660

This entire 2001 textbook is a fascinating advent to syntax. truly prepared and available, it offers scholars with an intensive grounding within the research of syntactic constitution utilizing facts from a typologically big range of languages. The booklet courses scholars throughout the easy techniques excited by syntactic research and is going directly to organize them for extra paintings in any syntactic thought, utilizing examples from quite a number phenomena in human languages. it's also a bankruptcy on theories of syntax. every one bankruptcy contains beneficiant routines and suggestions for additional learn. The emphasis on languages and information units this ebook except different introductions to syntax. This publication is an important textual content for undergraduate and graduate scholars on classes dedicated to the research of syntax. it is going to even be very invaluable to scholars in different cognitive technology fields who're drawn to language.

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