Theoretical Syntax

Theoretical Syntax
Theoretical comparison and contrast of different sentence types. Methods of argument to develop and critique generative theories of lexical categories, grammatical roles, and syntactic structure.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesFor Fall 2013 & forward admits, Ling 220.
 ProgramsContaining LING 325
Course Outcomes

Recognizing and Classifying Constituents

Recognize and classify different types of constituents, including phrases and sentences.

Theory and Analysis Application

Understand and apply a theoretical framework and analytical techniques to determine and describe constituents.

Argue and Support

In writing and speaking, argue for (or against) particular theory dependent interpretations of structure, and support the argument with empirical evidence.

Application and Relevance

Apply these outcomes to English and investigate their relevance to other languages.