Analyzing Grammar: An Introduction (Cambridge Textbooks in by Paul R. Kroeger

By Paul R. Kroeger

studying Grammar is a transparent introductory 2005 textbook on grammatical research, designed for college kids commencing to examine the self-discipline. protecting either syntax (the constitution of words and sentences) and morphology (the constitution of words), it equips them with the instruments and techniques had to learn grammatical styles in any language. scholars are proven tips to use regular notational units resembling word constitution bushes and word-formation principles, in addition to prose descriptions. Emphasis is put on evaluating the various grammatical platforms of the world's languages, and scholars are inspired to perform the analyses via a various diversity of challenge units and routines. subject matters lined contain note order, constituency, case, contract, demanding, gender, pronoun structures, inflection, derivation, argument constitution and grammatical family, and an invaluable word list presents a transparent clarification of every time period. Accessibly written and complete, interpreting Grammar is decided to turn into a key textual content for all classes in grammatical analysis.

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