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To ask other readers questions about Transformational Grammarplease sign up. Huffarino rated it really liked it Apr 24, Not necessarily a book read for pleasure. Radford’s new textbook is primarily transfrmational students with little or no background in syntax who need a lively and up-to-date introduction to contemporary work on transformational grammar.
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This must have been a difficult book to write. Intended primarily for students lacking background in syntax, this introduction covers the goals of linguistic theory, syntactic structure, tranwformational nature and role of the lexicon, and the function and operations of transformations. Radford is well known for his effective teaching approaches and this current volume demonstrates his talent by giving a concise, non-technical introduction to the field.
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Hopeapaju rated it liked transformatinal Mar 05, This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. Perhaps the most accessible yet then-comprehensive introduction to transformational grammar of its era back in the early s, when I took this class as an undergraduate.
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Transgormational each chapter’s end are exercises that reinforce the text, allowing students to apply the various concepts discussed and encouraging them to look more critically at some of the assumptions and analyses presented. References to this book Uncommon Understanding: Development and Disorders of Language Comprehension This book is not yet featured on Listopia.
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