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An Introduction to English Syntax
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Table of Contents

1. Heads and modifiers 2. Constituent structure 3. Constructions 4. Word classes 5. The Lexicon 6. Clauses and sentences 7. Clauses main and subordinate 8. Clauses finite and non-finite 9. Grammatical functions 10. Syntactic linkage 11. Heads and modifiers revisited 12. Roles 13. Clauses, sentences and text 14. Grammar and semantics: aspect, tense, voice Discussion of the exercises Further reading

About the Author

Jim Miller is Emeritus Professor at the University of Edinburgh, where he had a personal chair in Linguistics and Spoken Language. He works on the syntax and discourse organisation of spoken and written language, grammar and semantics, standard and non-standard languages, and literacy.

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'A second, extended, edition has appeared of Jim Miller's An Introduction to English Syntax, which offers a clear and concise introduction to its topic.[...] As in the first edition, this second edition contains useful exercises at the end of each chapter, as well as a discussion of the exercises at the end of the book.' Year's Work in English Studies 'A second, extended, edition has appeared of Jim Miller's An Introduction to English Syntax, which offers a clear and concise introduction to its topic.[...] As in the first edition, this second edition contains useful exercises at the end of each chapter, as well as a discussion of the exercises at the end of the book.'

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