29 May Core Syntax. A Minimalist Approach. David Adger. Oxford Core Linguistics. Concise and accessible introduction to core syntax requiring no. 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 assumes no prior knowledge of linguistic theory and little of elementary grammar. Cecilie rated it liked it Apr 09, 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.

Representing Phrase Structure 5. Demonstratives Without Rigidity or Ambiguity. Towards a Derivational Syntax: This fast-track introduction to syntax assumes no prior knowledge of linguistic theory. Oxford University Press Approaching the end of the textbook, the notion of wh-movement is discussed in chapter 9.

Core Syntax: A Minimalist Approach

At least it contains summaries of every chapter to convey the general ideas. Adgee – – MIT Press. Qurat rated it it was amazing Jun 05, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide. May 11, Nathan Glenn rated it really liked it.


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Return to Book Page. The author takes a lot of time to illustrate each derivation step by step, thus helping students to see the workings of a formal syntactic system.

There are a lot of examples from sometimes rather exotic languages and the variety of contradictions was confusing. Ugochi rated it did not like it Jun 01, I’d also like to add that I own this book as a copy, not as the book itself. Trivia About Core Syntax: Jan 16, Hamideh Xavid rated it liked it Shelves: Dylan rated it liked it Jun 01, A Syntac of the Syntax-Phonology Interface.

There are three basic notions on which the author based his Core Syntax: Culicover Request an Inspection Copy. Great content, but easy to get lost. Jul 25, Moose rated it liked it.

Negative Indefinites Doris Penka. Goodreads helps you keep track cre books you want to read. Another very positive characteristic is the approach to crosslinguistic variation, which is given consistently in terms of features. The Syntax and Semantics of Split Constructions: Cedric Boeckx – – Oxford University Press.


The Semantics of Syntax: There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Mar 24, People say my name should be Jeff rated it it was amazing. Preview — Core Syntax by David Adger.

Core Syntax: A Minimalist Approach by David Adger

Jennie rated it really liked it Sep 03, Beyond Functional Sequence Ur Shlonsky. If studied in detail and with due diligence, the book can really give an extensive amount of information about the minimalist approach. Finally, in chapter 10, the author concludes with the subject of locality and phases or islands.

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Finally, the methodology of theory formation is emphasised as well.