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

By Paul R. Kroeger

examining Grammar is a transparent introductory 2005 textbook on grammatical research, designed for college students starting to learn the self-discipline. masking 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 typical notational units corresponding to word constitution timber and word-formation principles, in addition to prose descriptions. Emphasis is put on evaluating different grammatical platforms of the world's languages, and scholars are inspired to perform the analyses via a various diversity of challenge units and workouts. subject matters coated comprise be aware order, constituency, case, contract, stressful, gender, pronoun structures, inflection, derivation, argument constitution and grammatical kin, and an invaluable word list presents a transparent clarification of every time period. Accessibly written and finished, reading Grammar is decided to develop into a key textual content for all classes in grammatical analysis.

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