The Syntax of Spanish (Cambridge Syntax Guides) by Karen Zagona

By Karen Zagona

transparent and well-organised, this textbook is an advent to Spanish syntax, which assumes no previous wisdom of present conception. starting with a descriptive evaluate of the main features of the grammar, it is going directly to describe proof approximately Spanish, reminiscent of its be aware order, notions of 'subject', 'direct object', 'auxiliary verb' and so forth. The ebook combines conventional grammatical description with views received from fresh learn within the ideas and Parameters framework. It additionally offers beneficial theoretical notions corresponding to semantic roles, Case, and Predication. Accessibly written, the booklet offers barely enough heritage that allows you to enable the reader to appreciate the traces of research which were pursued in accounting for such matters as clause constitution and constituent order. it will likely be of use to scholars who're attracted to grammar, Spanish, or in a few of the simple result of glossy, formal linguistic theory.

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