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.