English Syntax: An Introduction by Andrew Radford

By Andrew Radford

This textbook, first released in 2004, offers a concise, transparent, and obtainable advent to present syntactic idea, drawing at the key techniques of Chomsky's Minimalist software. Assuming very little earlier grammatical wisdom, Andrew Radford takes scholars via a variety of issues in English syntax, starting at an uncomplicated point and progressing in phases in the direction of extra complicated fabric. there's an in depth thesaurus of technical phrases, and every bankruptcy incorporates a workbook part with 'helpful hints', routines and version solutions, compatible for either type dialogue and self-study. this is often an abridged model of Radford's significant new textbook Minimalist Syntax (also released via Cambridge college Press), and should be welcomed as a quick creation to present syntactic theory.

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