Building on the success of the bestselling first edition, the second edition of this textbook provides a comprehensive and accessible introduction to the major. Carnie, Andrew () Syntax: A Generative Introduction. 3rd edition. Carnie, Andrew () The Syntax Workbook: A Companion to Carnie’s Syntax. Oxford. Building on the success of the bestselling first edition, the second edition of this textbook provides a comprehensive and accessible introduction.

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And those theorists other than Chomsky should not be excluded.

Syntax: A Generative Introduction, 3rd Edition

Clear statements for beginners like introduciton. To ask other readers questions about Syntaxplease sign up. Words and Why They Matter to Syntax 44 1. The X-bar Schema 3. There are not enough examples which recap what you have learned previously with the new additions to the grammar structure.

I got it for my syntax class, and I’m thankful; my teacher chose a fantastic book. This book is very pleasant to read and the concepts are very easy to grasp.

Complementizer Phrases CPs 4. This is probably the most well-written textbook I’ve had the pleasure of reading.


Object Shift 4. For those who want to focus on more serious and recent studies in the Generative enterprise, please refer to Radford’s book.

Refresh and try again. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. Carnie puts forth linguistics in a very easy-to-read fashion with a lot of examples from “real life” languages.

The constant let’s assume that this is true to prove our next theory really started to wear on me. Page 1 of 1 Start Over Page 1 of 1.

It is extremely annoying when a book gives you exercises, but does not give you the solutions in back! How to Draw a Tree 90 3. Modeling Syntax 6 syngax. The Problem of Ditransitive Verbs 2. Where all these theories differ is in the precise formulation of the rules and constraints. You’ll constantly be told to forget what you had just learned i.

Syntax : A Generative Introduction

Echo Questions Wh-in-situ in English 6. How to Draw a Tree 90 3. The Distribution of R-expressions 6. Succeeds in strengthening the reader’s foundational knowledge, and prepares them for more advanced study.

Syntax is such a tricky, tricky beast to learn, but this book made it worth it.


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Theta Theory 0. Feb 03, Alan rated it really liked it. Description Andrew Carnie’s bestselling textbook on syntax has guided thousands of students carnke the discipline of theoretical syntax; retaining its popularity due to its combination of straightforward language, comprehensive coverage, and numerous exercises.

The Government-Binding Approach and Andrew Radford ‘s books, having myself read the first and benefited much introuction the latter’s books. The Lexicon 4. Cain – – Philosophia 41 1: Syntax as a Cognitive Science 5 2.