English Syntax and Argumentation

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Palgrave Macmillan, Apr 15, 2008 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 368 pages
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This successful textbook gives students a thorough grounding in the basics of sentence structure and acquaints them with the essentials of syntactic argument. Now updated and expanded, the third edition features an additional chapter on grammatical indeterminacy, a case study on subordinating conjunctions and prepositions, and new exercises.

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A good English syntax book for a person who already has some linguistics background. Some of the data feels awkward, but overall, a readable, reliable description of the subject. Read full review


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BAS AARTS is Professor of English Linguistics and Director of the Survey of English Usage at University College London, UK. He has published widely in the field and is one of the founding editors of the journal English Language and Linguistics.

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