After completing this course, students will be able to analyze and describe the syntactic patterns of a language. They will be able to identify various morpho-syntactic constructions and processes, including voice and valence alternations, complementation, control, raising, relativization, morphological causatives, serial verbs, etc. They will be able to state the structural and typological issues that should be investigated in studying each of these constructions, and to identify the types of data which are relevant to resolving these issues.
Course DetailsLevel: Graduate
Credit hours: 3
Term(s) course is offered: Spring
Prerequisites: AL 4410b Principles of Grammatical Analysis (b)
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