Thinking Syntactically by Liliane Haegeman, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Thinking Syntactically: A Guide to Argumentation and Analysis. Front Cover ยท Liliane Haegeman. John Wiley & Sons, Feb 4, – Language Arts & Disciplines. Thinking Syntactically: A Guide to Argumentation and Analysis. Front Cover. Liliane Haegeman. Wiley, Oct 14, – Language Arts & Disciplines – pages.

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We use cookies to give you the best yhinking experience. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. Dispatched from the UK in 2 business days When will my order arrive? Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. A Guide to Argumentation and Analysis. A Guide to Argumentation and Analysis” is a textbook designed to teach introductory students the skills of relating data to theory and theory to data.

It helps students develop their thinking and argumentation skills rather than merely introducing them to one particular version of syntactic theory.

Thinking Syntactically: A Guide to Argumentation and Analysis

Structured around a wide range of exercises that use clear and compelling logic to build arguments and lead up to theoretical proposals.

Data drawn from current media sources, including newspapers, books, and television programs, to help students formulate and test hypotheses. Thinklng in spirit, but does not focus on specific theoretical approaches but enables students to understand and evaluate different approaches more easily.


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Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. Other books in this series. An Introduction to Sociolinguistics Ronald Wardhaugh. Introductory Phonology Bruce Hayes. Semantics in Generative Grammar Irene Heim. Thinking Syntactically Liliane Haegeman.

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Introduction to Japanese Linguistics Natsuko Tsujimura. Linguistics and Literature Nigel Fabb. Back cover copy Thinking Syntactically takes a new approach to teachingintroductory students the skills of relating data to theory andtheory to data.

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The main goal of the book is to create a mindsetfor scientific thinking and gives students a heightened sensitivityto language that empowers them to go beyond the material taught inclass. Though generative in spirit, this textbook does not focus onteaching the details of a specific theoretical approach, but ratherenables students to understand and evaluate different approachesmore easily. The book is structured around a wide range of exercises that useclear and haeegeman logic to build arguments and lead up totheoretical proposals.


Each step is conceptually and empiricallymotivated to cultivate the argumentation skills of the thinkiing. Using data drawn haegeeman current media sources including newspapersand novels, Liliane Haegeman helps students formulate and testhypotheses.

Table of contents Preface. The Scientific Study of Language. Diagnostics for Syntactic Structure.

Lexical Projections and Functional Projections. From One Subject Position to Many. The Periphery of the Sentence. Review Text “This is a strikingly original book. With her usual flair and a host of attested examples, Liliane Haegeman has provided a painless and perceptive introduction to the science of syntax. Haegeman makes a virtue of this, shows where it leads haegemam how remarkable the human capacity for language is once one thinks of it formally. She has a wonderful eye and many of her examples are drawn from newspapers and novels.

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