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Maggie Tallerman. UNDERSTANDING SYNTAX. London: Hodder Education, , pages. Sabina Halupka-Rešetar. Department of English, Faculty of. An introduction to Japanese – Syntax, Grammar & Language. Pages·· MB·5, Downloads. Basic inflections for irregular verbs and verbal. Maggie Tallerman’s Understanding Syntax is the second book in Edward Arnold’s lacklustre, more-of-the-same kind of introduction to syntax by bringing .

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I need a couple of book reviews on Tallerman’s Understanding Syntax. Tasaku Tsunoda discusses applicative construction in Warrungu. Relationships within the clause 7. Ruthy rated it it was amazing May 20, If you would like to authenticate using a different subscribed institution that supports Shibboleth authentication or have your own login and password to Project MUSE, click ‘Authenticate’.

Concepts such as ‘subject’, ‘object’, ‘gender’, ‘case’, and ‘subordination’ are introduced and exemplified. Julius rated it liked it Apr 28, Tallerman is a go-to by a lot of Syntax lecturers. Rae rated it liked it Dec 01, I am only on chapter 2 and I am already extremely frustrated.

Understanding Syntax

By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. Looking inside sentences 4. Michelle rated it it was amazing Jun 02, This book is great when there is a teacher to facilitate the material.

A good introduction to syntax, the main problem I have is in the organizational structure, which to me seems a little hit and miss. The book concludes with a summary ofChs.

No trivia or quizzes yet. What is interesting here is R’sjuxtaposition ofa deep case examination of Shakespeare in English with a translation of Shakespeare into Finnish, a language with surface cases, resulting in one ofthe best explorations of deep and surface case yet.


Initial illustration is from English whenever possible, with extensive additional material from several other languages. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Total Polish Foundation Course: Ikmi Nur rated it it was amazing Jan 15, Preview — Understanding Syntax by Maggie Tallerman. Tony rated it liked it Dec 11, Bernard Comrie and Maria Polinsky provide an entertaining piece on Daghestan case, debunking the myth ofits record-setting number of cases.

This book is terrible. Rent from DeepDyve Recommend. Andrew Pawley and Jonathan Lane analyze serial verb constructions in Kalam and argue that discourse structure is reflected in their grammar.

Book ratings by Goodreads. Refresh and try again. I do not recommend this textbook to anyone trying to learn about syntax in a straightforward and simple way.

Luckily I had an awesome teacher who could summarize an entire chapter with less but clear examples. Forged from a partnership between a university press and a library, Project MUSE is a trusted part of the academic and scholarly community it serves. Kate Burridge examines the complex relationship between Pennsylvania German and English.

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As a stand alone, I can imagine it being difficult to get a bead on the big picture. My only quibble is with the book’s numerous editing errors. It’s confusing though it ayntax loads of good info, any help? Written in honor of Barry J. The theme of deep case, particularly agentivity, and translation continues in Ch.


Rifan herriyadi rated it liked it Jun 15, Difficult points are given fuller explanation, references have been updated, and important skills are taught, such as how to read examples from languages other than English.

Aref rated it it was amazing Aug 30, Bianca Colzi rated it did not like it Nov 08, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Return to Book Page. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

It’s compulsory that all stuff here have a question mark, it seems? Perfect Italian Intermediate Course: It goes off topic so often, starts explaining a concept that is not even part of the chapter and then says that it will continue on later in another chapter. Taylor rated it liked it May 11, Total German Foundation Course: Nicholas Evans looks at Iwaidja, the only known case of an Australian language that uses initial mutation as a grammatical process.

Review quote ‘Tallerman’s strongly comparative approach to introducing the basic concepts of syntax has materialised in a very readable and interesting book Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more.

Please just read Carnie and send a copy to Tallerman too. Here look at this triangle, and this one, and this one. World Englishes Gunnel Melchers.