LIN 202 SYNTAX
A study of the internal structure of sentences in English and other languages, alongside their representation in generative grammar. Topics include noun and verb phrases, thematic roles, functional categories, co-reference, movement, word order variations, and scope ambiguities. Students will apply diagnostics and invoke grammaticality judgment to derive phrasal constituency and build tree diagrams.
Students participating in the foreign language section will receive an additional credit hour, pass/not passed marking.
or permission of the instructor.
Enrollment limited to 28 students.