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linguisticsweb:glossary:linguistics_glossary:traditionalapproachtosyntax [2016/02/01 18:29]
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linguisticsweb:glossary:linguistics_glossary:traditionalapproachtosyntax [2016/02/01 18:30]
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 ====== traditional approach to syntax ====== ====== traditional approach to syntax ======
  
-Chief concern: labelling of sentence elements and their function in the sentence plus discussion of the rules of word order (based on Latin and Greek languages) ​+**Chief concern**: labelling of sentence elements and their function in the sentence plus discussion of the rules of word order (based on Latin and Greek languages) ​
  
 **Criticism** **Criticism**
- +  ​- the three classificatory criteria commonly used (notional/​semantic,​ formal/​morphological,​ syntactic) are not adequate for all words in the language 
-  ​- the three classificatory criteria commonly used (notional/​semantic,​ formal/​morphological,​ syntactic) are not adequate for all words in the language  +  ​- ​the three classificatory criteria are mixed and applied to various word-classes,​ but not consistently  
-1)  +  ​- ​the traditional parts of speech are based upon Latin and Greek grammar; not all languages can automatically be assumed to require the same distinctions 
-2) the three classificatory criteria are mixed and applied to various word-classes,​ but not consistently  +  ​
-3) the traditional parts of speech are based upon Latin and Greek grammar; not all languages can automatically be assumed to require the same distinctions ​+
  
 **Advantage** **Advantage**
    * categories and terminology are widely known and therefore easily applicable in language teaching ​    * categories and terminology are widely known and therefore easily applicable in language teaching ​