Syntactic Analysis by Nicholas Sobin
The Basics

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Highly readable and eminently practical, Syntactic Analysis: The Basics focuses on bringing students with little background in linguistics up to speed on how modern syntactic analysis works. A succinct and practical introduction to understanding sentence structure, ideal for students who need to get up to speed on key concepts in the fieldIntroduces readers to the central terms and concepts in syntaxOffers a hands-on approach to understanding and performing syntactic analysis and introduces students to linguistic argumentationIncludes numerous problem sets, helpfully graded for difficulty, with model answers provided at critical pointsPrepares readers for more advanced work with syntactic systems and syntactic analyses

About Nicholas Sobin

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Nicholas Sobin is Professor of Language and Linguistics at The University of Texas at El Paso.  He has published numerous articles on various topics in syntax in such journals as Linguistics Inquiry, Natural Language & Linguistic Theory, and the Journal of Linguistics, and has held Visiting Scholar appointments at M.I.T. and Harvard University.  He is Professor Emeritus at the University of Arkansas, Little Rock.
Published July 15, 2011 by Wiley-Blackwell. 192 pages
Genres: Education & Reference. Non-fiction

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