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By J. C. Wells

How do you pronounce biopic, synod, and Breughel? - and why? Do our cake and archaic sound the same? Where does the stress go in stalagmite? What's odd about the word epergne? As a finale, the author writes a letter to his 16-year-old self.

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Title: Key Terms in Syntax and Syntactic Theory
Written By: Silvia Luragi
Claudia Parodi-Lewin
Series Title: Key Terms

Key Terms in Syntax and Syntactic Theory explains all of the
relevant terms which students of linguistics and English language are
likely to encounter during their undergraduate study. The book includes
definitions of key terms within syntax and syntactic theory, as well as
outlines of the work of key thinkers in the field, including Noam Chomsky,
M.A.K Halliday, Lucien Tesnière and Robert van Valin. The list of key
readings is intended to direct students towards classic articles, as well
providing a springboard to further study.

Accessibly written, with complicated terms and concepts explained in an
easy to understand way, Key Terms in Syntax and Syntactic Theory is an
essential resource for students of linguistics.

Publication Year: 2008
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing (formerly The Continuum International Publishing Group)
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Linguistic Field(s): Linguistic Theories
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0826496555
ISBN-13: 9780826496553
Pages: 280
Prices: U.K. £ 60.00

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0826496563
ISBN-13: 9780826496560
Pages: 280
Prices: U.K. £ 16.99