English Syntax for Spanish Speakers PDF ePub eBook

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English Syntax for Spanish Speakers free pdf This textbook provides a syntactic analysis of the four basic types of sentences in English: declarative, interrogative, exclamative and imperative. It establishes a systematic comparison between such sentence-types in English and their counterparts in Spanish. This volume is intended for students of linguistics at intermediate to upper-intermediate level and has the following goals: firstly, to describe and analyse the grammar of English (and correspondingly of Spanish) simple sentences in order to increase the reader's knowledge and competence. Secondly to introduce Government and Binding theory or Principles and Parameters theory with regard to the domain of simple sentences. Thirdly, to provide the reader with a tool that enables him or her to understand the goals of linguistic theory and the ways in which linguistic hypotheses can be formulated and justified. Each chapter of this volume contains an exercise section that emphasises the main points presented in the text.

About Concha Castillo

The Author: Concha Castillo is senior lecturer of Linguistics at the Department of English of Malaga University (Spain). She has published several articles in national and international journals, mainly on relative clauses and infinitival constructions, and is currently working on a project on DPs from a minimalist perspective.

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Author : Concha Castillo
Publisher : Verlag Peter Lang
Data Published : 01 October 2003
ISBN : 3039101099
EAN : 9783039101092
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 482 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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