Description - English Syntax and Argumentation by Bas Aarts
This is a new updated and expanded edition of our biggest-selling language textbook which gives students a thorough grounding in the basics of sentence structure and the essentials of syntactic argument. It is a new edition of our biggest-selling introductory "Language and Linguistics" textbook. It is now updated and expanded, featuring an additional chapter and case study and new exercises. It is extremely user-friendly and includes a glossary, bibliography, suggestions for further reading and a list of recommended reference works to aid study.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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Author Biography - Bas Aarts
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.