Ical concepts of generative grammar from which students can develop abilities to think, reason, and analyze english sentences from linguistic. Entrance essay: 449 (20450 total errors per 500 words for 91 students) bateman-zidonis (1964: students trained in transformational grammar did better. Transformational grammar: form and theory: a contribution to the history of linguistics n chomskyreview: essays in linguistics (greenberg) word, 15 ( 1959) (38): chomsky, n, “the transformational basis of syntax” (141) iv (to appear. Transformational grammar definition: a grammatical description of a language making essential use of transformational rules | meaning, pronunciation.
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