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UNDERSTANDING SYNTAX, Paperback Book

UNDERSTANDING SYNTAX Paperback

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Assuming no prior knowledge, Understanding Syntax illustrates the major concepts and terminology associated with the study of cross-linguistic syntax.

A theory-neutral and descriptive viewpoint is taken throughout.

Starting with an overview of what syntax is, the book moves on to an explanation of word classes andnbspa discussion of sentence structure in the worlds languages, taking data from approximately 100 languages.nbspThe final chapternbspillustrates the principles involved in syntactically sketchingnbspa language, enabling the reader to construct a grammatical sketch of a language known to them.nbspThis fully updated

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Publisher: TAYLOR & FRANCIS
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: linguistics
  • ISBN: 9780367241742

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