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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I especially detested that I had to start off with a simple flat tree — it confused the hell outta me later on when X-bar generaitve was introduced.

Syntax: A Generative Introduction

Movement in Wh-questions 2. Preview — Syntax by Andrew Carnie. He specializes in generative syntactic theory with an emphasis on constituency, VSO languages, copular constructions and the Celtic Languages. Relative Clauses 3.

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I have come to learn that there are two broad approaches to syntax: The book is divided into 5 parts, but I’d like to divide it otherwise into 3 parts: Syntax as a Cognitive Science 5 2. The Notions Coindex andreq Antecedent 2. David Morley – – Continuum. Would definitely recommend for all your syntax needs. The Government-Binding Approach and Andrew Radford ‘s books, having myself read the first and benefited much from the latter’s books.


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Even though they are still provided through the publisher’s website for freeit is so shameful that they are not printed on paper. Includes new and extended problem sets in every chapter, all of which have been annotated for level and skill type. A Generative Introduction Introducing Linguistics.

You know you’re in your major when. 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]. I don’t see how or why that is an efficient method of solidifying my knowledge and application skills in syntax.

Constituency in Other Languages 6. Scrambling and Non-configurationality 4. Syntax is such a tricky, tricky beast to learn, but this book made it worth it.

Dec 11, Felix Young rated it liked it. I don’t understand why all the alternative approaches other than Chomskyan Minimalist Program have been excluded from the last few chapters.

The Parts of a Tree 2. There are not enough examples introducttion recap what you have learned previously with the new additions to the grammar structure. Request an Evaluation Copy for this title.


Grammatical Relations 6. Baker – – University of Chicago Press. In this third edition, topics have been updated, new exercises added, wndrew the online resources have been expanded.

Syntax : A Generative Introduction

Bar-level Projections 2. Parameters of Word Order 6. I’m so used to Sahara-dry linguistics textbooks and this was a delight well, for a textbook.

Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. This entry has no external links. For the first time, anoptional companion Workbook is also available; the table ofcontents correlates with the textbook and is designed to help offerstudents practice at analyzing syntactic structure.

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