LINGUIST List 9.842

Fri Jun 5 1998

Books: Syntax

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  1. milly.neate, Understanding Syntax (Update)

Message 1: Understanding Syntax (Update)

Date: Thu, 4 Jun 1998 15:33:05 +0000
From: milly.neate <>
Subject: Understanding Syntax (Update)


Tallerman, Maggie (University of Durham, UK); Understanding Syntax; 
Published September 1998 c.192pp PB 0 340 60377 1 c.12.99/US$19.95 HB 0 
340 70000 9 c.35.00/US$60.00 Arnold Publishing (American edition is 
co-published with OUP)

Provides a complete introduction to the main categories and constructions 
associated with sentence structure - the syntactic component of the grammar 
of human language. Assuming no prior knowledge of linguistics, the book 
discusses and illustrates all the major terms and concepts.
Contents: What is syntax? / Words belong to different classes / Looking 
inside sentences / Head words and phrases / How do we identify constituents? 
/ Relationship within the clause / Syntactic processes.

Readership: Undergraduates in Linguistics
Tel: +44 (0) 171 873 6355
Fax: +44 (0) 171 873 6325

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