Syntax (Mondattan) in autumn 2017
den Dikken, Marcel, Mon 16:00–17:30, R442, host: DELG (R301)
3-credit seminar, 30 h/term; strong prereq: BBN-ANG-132
description & set texts
The seminar builds on the Syntax lecture course, and uses the same textbook (Newson et al., Basic English Syntax with Exercises). Its goal is to enhance students' understanding of current syntactic theory by providing hands-on experience with syntactic analysis through problem sets and through in-depth illustration and critical investigation of the fundamental ingredients of generative syntactic theory presented in the lecture course and possible alternatives to them.
requirements & assessment
in-class participation, regular assignments, and an end-of-term written exam