The third edition of Andrew Carnie’s Syntax: AGenerative Introduction and The Syntax Workbook are nowavailable as a set. His bestselling. Andrew Carnie is Professor of Linguistics and Faculty Director in the Graduate College at the University of Arizona. He specializes in generative syntactic theory . Building on the success of the bestselling first edition, the second edition of this textbook provides a comprehensive and accessible introduction to the major.

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Syntax as Science – the Scientific Method 7 4. Dispatched from the UK in 1 business day When will my order arrive? Francesco Pupa – – Linguistics and Philosophy 38 3: A Descriptive Tangent into Clause Types 3. This book had too much theory in it and not enough trees — and that’s just not my thing You know you’re in your major when. The Parts of a Tree 2. Theta Theory 0.

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The Major Parts of Speech: Finished the 3rd edition. I’m a big fan of using humor to cope with how mindnumbingly difficu Syntax is such a tricky, tricky beast to learn, but this book made it worth it.

Why am I learning things in the first place if I’m just going to unlearn them?! From reading How to Study Linguistics: Susanne Winkler – – Mouton De Gruyter. This book is not yet featured on Listopia.

Features three new chapters on advanced topics including vP shells, object shells, control, gapping and ellipsis and an additional chapter on advanced topics in binding. Critical Concepts in Catnie. Applied Linguistics Li Untroduction. Subcategories and Features 54 5.


Syntax: A Generative Introduction

No trivia or quizzes yet. Dylan Sims rated it it was amazing Apr 01, However, except for the unripened hurried intfoduction to the Minimalist Program, the baseline GB matters are clearly spelt out, which I always recommend the textbook to anyone interested in syntax. Parameters of Word Order 6.

The exercises and challenge sets at the end of each chapter are great, too, but he does not provide the answers. Supported by expanded online student and instructor resources, including extra chapters on HPSG, LFG and time-saving materials for lecturers, including problem sets, PowerPoint slides, and an instructors’ manual Features new chapters on ellipsis, auxiliaries, and non-configurational languages Covers topics including phrase structure, the lexicon, Case theory, movement, introducion movement, locality conditions, VP shells, and control Accompanied by a new optional workbook, available separately, of sample problem sets which are designed to give students greater experience of analyzing syntactic structure show more.

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I’m a big fan of using humor to cope with how mindnumbingly difficult syntax is, because let’s face it A Generative Introduction, 3rd Edition. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our andrwe pages to help you find your new favourite book.

Not only the last couple of chapters are not well-written relative to the Part 2, which I might say the clearest accounts on what should be dealt with Syntaxsome of the arguments in the last chapters are somewhat contradictory.


The Distribution of Pronouns 5. Introductoon and Why They Matter to Syntax 44 1. Verb Movement V T 2. PaperbackSecond Editionpages.

Explaining Cross-linguistic Differences 3. I quote here the author’s words: Supported by an instructor’s manual and online resources for students and carhie, available at www. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Sign in Create an account. Would you like to change to the site?

Antecedent-Contained Deletion and Pseudogapping 3. Very detailed introduction to tree drawing, some interesting examples from a good selection of synax in exercises.

The Notions Coindex and Antecedent 2. It just didn’t work with me.

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Too difficult to understand. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Object Ihtroduction 4. Building on the success of the bestselling first edition, the second edition of this textbook provides a comprehensive and accessible introduction to the major issues in Principles and Parameters syntactic theory, including phrase structure, the lexicon, case theory, movement, and locality conditions. Linguistics textbooks and textbooks in general are usually fairly dry and dense and difficult to understand.

Being able to interpret work done in these alternative approaches is a very useful skill and unfortunately, one rarely taught to beginning syntacticians [like myself, the reviewer].