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Title: English Syntax
Subtitle: An Introduction
Written By: Andrew Radford
URL: http://us.cambridge.org/titles/catalogue.asp?isbn=9780521542753
Description:

This abridged version of Radford's Minimalist Syntax: Exploring the
Structure of English offers a concise, accessible introduction to current
syntactic theory, drawing on the key concepts of Chomsky's Minimalist
Program. Assuming little or no prior grammatical knowledge, it leads
students through a range of topics in English syntax, beginning at an
elementary level and progressing in stages towards more advanced material.
An extensive glossary is included and each chapter contains a workbook
section with "helpful hints", exercises, and model answers, suitable for
class discussion and self-study.

Publication Year: 2004
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Linguistic Theories
Syntax
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Versions:
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0521542758
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 396
Prices: U.S. $ 27.99
U.K. £ 16.99

 
 
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0521834996
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 396
Prices: U.S. $ 70.00