Über den Autor
Noel Burton-Roberts is Professor of English Language and Linguistics at Newcastle University. He is the author of The Limits to Debate: a Revised Theory of Semantic Presupposition (CUP, 1989), the editor of Phonological Knowledge: Conceptual and Empirical Issues (OUP, 2000) and Pragmatics (Palgrave, 2007), and the author of numerous articles on various aspects of linguistics and the English language.
Introduction 1. Sentence structure: constituents 2. Sentence structure: functions 3. Sentence structure: categories 4. The basic Verb Phrase 5. Adverbials and other matters 6. More on verbs: auxiliary VPs7. The structure of Noun Phrases 8. Sentences within Sentences 9. Wh-clauses 10. Non-finite clauses 11. Languages, sentences and grammars Further ReadingIndex
A new edition of this highly successful text - long regarded as a standard introduction to the practical analysis of English sentence structure.