“Adger truly manages to achieve a good balance between a formal theoretical model and its empirical coverage. Each chapter includes excellent problem sets . PDF | On Jan 1, , David Adger and others published Core Syntax: A Minimalist Approach. This is an introduction to the structure of sentences in human languages. It assumes no prior knowledge of linguistic theory and little of elementary grammar.
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It will also be useful for those in fields such as computational science, artificial intelligence, or cognitive psychology who need a sound knowledge of current syntactic theory. Minimalist theory Linguistics Summary “Core Syntax is an introduction to the structure of sentences in human languages. Amy rated it snytax liked it Dec 09, Christiansen – xyntax Cognitive Science 34 7: He is co-general editor of the series Oxford Studies in Theoretical Linguistics.
Great content, but easy to get lost. In the fifth chapter, the author provides theories of functional categories and describes empirically how they represent basic units of sentences; he includes examples from other languages, mainly French and German.
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I would definitely recommend this book to anyone who wants a text that presents minimalist syntax in a clear way and with data from a vast array of languages. Something I found particularly good was the way examples are worked through in detail, with each adter of feature checking specified. It will suit students coming to syntactic theory for the first time either as graduates or undergraduates.
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Paperbackpages. I find some exercises confusing because some of them have a number of typos.
Another very positive characteristic is the approach to crosslinguistic variation, which is given consistently in terms of features Secondly, as the title says, ‘core’ areas of syntax are covered.
View online Borrow Buy Freely available Show 0 more links The Structure of Modern Standard French: Finally, in chapter 10, the author concludes with the subject of locality and phases or corr.
Minimalist Perspective OUP, and publishes widely in syntax and semantics.
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It offers a sound basis for advanced work in linguistics and related fields. Login to add to list. These online bookshops told us they have this item: An Introduction to Lexicogrammar in Systemic Linguistics.
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I really dislike Syntax and this book didn’t change my attitude. Dec 14, Ahmed J rated it liked it. Muhammad rated it it was amazing Apr 05, We were unable to find this edition in any bookshop we are able to search. Denis Bouchard – – University of Chicago Press. A Theory of the Syntax-Phonology Interface. The third chapter includes the semantic aspect and its role in syntax. It assumes no prior knowledge of linguistic theory and little of elementary grammar.
At least it contains summaries of every chapter to convey the general ideas. Assuming no prior knowledge of linguistic theory and little of elementary grammar, it is an ideal text for students coming to syntactic theory for the first time, either as graduates or undergraduates.
Core Syntax: A Minimalist Approach
Aikhenvald Request an Inspection Copy. I would definitely recommend this book to anyone who wants a text that presents minimalist syntax in a clear way and with data from a vast array of languages. It will suit students coming to syntactic theory for the first time either as graduates or undergraduates. The University of Sydney. Cedric Boeckx – – Blackwell.
This is a high quality textbook, which I would certainly recommend.