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120B_syllabus - LINGUISTICS 120B Fall 2011 TR 2:00 PM-3:50...

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Unformatted text preview: LINGUISTICS 120B Fall 2011 TR 2:00 PM-3:50 PM BUNCHE 3153 Instructor: Keir Moulton [email protected] Office Hours: Wednesday 2-4 Office Location: 3122B Campbell Hall TA: Joe Buffington [email protected] Sections: F 9:00A-9:50A HAINES A28 F 10:00A-10:50A MS 5233 Office Hours : Thursday 4-6 Office Location: 2125C Campbell Hall Themes What are syntactic properties? How do we construct a theory of syntax? What syntactic properties are shared by all natural languages? What syntactic properties distinguish them? What do we know when we know a language? This course aims to equip students with the ability to address these questions in a precise and informed way. The topics include those that are central to a proper understanding of syntax: phrase structure, movement, grammatical relations, case, complementation, anaphora, and long-distance movement. Text: chapters on the course website An Introduction to Syntactic Analysis and Theory. H. Koopman, D. Sportiche, & E. Stabler. I will post this manuscript, chapter by chapter, on the course website. The text is still a manuscript. This means that you should not circulate it beyond this class (like, don't make lots of copies or post it on the web or anything) and be aware that...
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This note was uploaded on 11/02/2011 for the course LING 120b taught by Professor Moulton during the Fall '11 term at UCLA.

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120B_syllabus - LINGUISTICS 120B Fall 2011 TR 2:00 PM-3:50...

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