Maggie Tallerman. UNDERSTANDING SYNTAX. London: Hodder Education, , pages. Sabina Halupka-Rešetar. Department of English, Faculty of. An introduction to Japanese – Syntax, Grammar & Language. Pages·· MB·5, Downloads. Basic inflections for irregular verbs and verbal. Maggie Tallerman’s Understanding Syntax is the second book in Edward Arnold’s lacklustre, more-of-the-same kind of introduction to syntax by bringing .
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Description Assuming no prior knowledge of linguistics, Understanding Syntax, Third Edition, explains and illustrates the major terms and concepts essential to the study of sentence structure tallermqn the world’s languages. Clause structure is explained and illustrated, helping the reader to distinguish between finite and non-finite clauses, root and subordinate clauses, with definitions of all technical terms.
Constituent structure is introduced, including simple tree diagrams.
Relationships within the clause, including case and agreement, are examined cross-linguistically. Grammatical constructions and processes that change grammatical relations are introduced and exemplified, with extensive illustration from English and many other languages. Uses examples from a wide variety of languages to broaden the reader’s syntactic skills Includes exercises to consolidate learning New case studies engage the reader with cross-linguistic syntax New further reading sections and references This new edition has been updated and revised to meet the needs of today’s students.
Difficult points are given fuller explanation, references have been updated, and important skills are taught, such as how to read examples from languages other than English.
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How do we identify constituents? Relationships within the clause 7. Processes that change grammatical relations 8. Asking questions about syntax Sources of data used in examples Glossary References Language index Subject index show more. Review quote ‘Tallerman’s strongly comparative approach to introducing the basic concepts of syntax has materialised in a very readable and interesting book Understanding Syntax is an absolute pleasure to read, thanks to its casual, down-to-earth style.
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