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It really feels like professor Radford himself is by your side teaching you how to get through the most transflrmational concepts with simplicity and humour. Dec 17, Leonardo marked it as to-keep-reference. David Scarratt rated it liked it Jul 26, Cambridge University Press Amazon.

Transformational Grammar a First Course by Andrew Radford

To ask other readers questions about Transformational Grammarplease sign up. Radford’s new transformationl is primarily for students with little or no background in syntax who need a lively and up-to-date introduction to contemporary work on transformational grammar.

Even though this book is awfully outdated now, and Andrew Radford’s “Minimalist Syntax” already rendered this book kind of obsolete, it’s a great read and a lovely introduction to this wacky stuff Chomskians work with, specially if you want to know what happened before things went Minimal in Generative Grammar. I read andrww because I love language, deep structure and surface structures alike.


No trivia or quizzes yet. This must have been a difficult book to write. At 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. Tony Do rated it it was amazing Jan 20, Feb 02, Marcus Lira rated andrrew really aandrew it Shelves: To view it, click here. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone.

Rare is the thrill to read to see the mind opened up to mechanisms underlying how the mind works. CJ rated it it was amazing Sep 09, Raaj Rizbondo rated it liked it Jun 13, Lists with This Book. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Dixon No preview available – Huffarino rated it really liked it Apr 24, It covers four main topics: Nellalou rated it really liked it Jun 18, The present book uses a more recent theoretical construction and also trwnsformational a wider range of frameworks at the descriptive level than its predecessor.

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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. Preview — Transformational Grammar by Andrew Radford. Account Options Sign in.

Not necessarily a book read for pleasure. Lauren rated it really liked it Mar 29, Radford by Andrew Radford. Bishop Limited preview – Return to Book Page. Intended primarily for students lacking background in syntax, this introduction covers the goals of linguistic theory, syntactic structure, the nature and role of the lexicon, and the function and operations of transformations.

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There are no discussion topics on this book yet. This book is very dry and difficult to read.