Syntax (Mondattan) in spring 2015
Lázár A. Péter, Fri 09:00–10:30, R326, host: DELG (R301)
3-credit seminar, 30 h/term; strong prereq: BBN-ANG-132
description & set texts

The seminars are based on the first four chapters of BESE: word categories, diagnostics for structure, grammatical functions; X-bar theory, concept/workings of movement; the DP.

Set text: BESE, i.e., Mark Newson et al. Basic English Syntax with Exercises 2006, chapters 1–4

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Please print out these chapters as we go and bring them to the seminars at all times. Do not just use an on-screen version.

requirements & assessment

There will be written homework, and three in-class tests, with dates announced in advance. Details and course schedule will come in due course. End-term grade is the average of the tests. No-show counts as 1. Marks will be rounded up from x.5